Morbidity and mortality in reptiles presented to a wildlife care facility in Central Illinois
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Rivas, Anne E.
Allender, Matthew C.
Whittington, Julia K.
- Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
anthropogenic | human–wildlife conflicts | morbidity | mortality | reptile | trauma | Animal Sciences
We examined morbidity and mortality of 200 reptiles, representing 13 different species that were presented to the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic (WMC) from 2003 to 2010. Snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentine; n = 46), box turtles (Terrapene sp.; n = 43),...