Survey of necropsy results in captive red wolves (Canis rufus), 1992-1996.

Authors: Acton AE, Munson L, Waddell WT

From the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Through the Red Wolf Species Survival Plan, the captive red wolf (Canis rufus) population was developed with the intent of reestablishing wild populations. One part of the plan was a survey for diseases that might occur as a result of population homogeneity or that might impede breeding success and reintroduction.

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