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Short-term ecological effects of rabbit haemorrhagic disease in the short-tussock grasslands of the South Island, New Zealand

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) has reduced populations of rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) across most rabbit-prone short-tussock grasslands of New Zealand, at scales rarely seen there before. Flow-on effects to other parts […]

The effects of reducing population density on contact rates between brushtail possums: implications for transmission of bovine tuberculosis

1. Interactions during mating are thought to be an important mechanism for transmission of tuberculosis (Tb) Mycobacterium bovis in the brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula. However, little information is available on […]