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Intercontinental Wildlife Management

Posters   Effect of Water Management on the Carnivore Community Within Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe Aïssa Morin, Olivier Gimenez, Lara Sousa, Justin Seymour-Smith, Holly O’Donnell, Marie-Laure Delignette-Muller, Andrew Loveridge, Marion Valeix Water is a key resource in arid and semi-arid ecosystems such as Southern African savannas. It is an important determinant of the spatial ecology […]

Mammals

Posters   Implication of Prion Disease Across Geographic Populations: A Case Study Examining Wild North American Deer Emily Wright, Emma McDonald, Matthew Buchholz, Emma Roberts, Robert Bradley, Daniel Hardy, Warren Conway Spongiform encephalopathies are caused by the misfolding of a common prion protein (PrPC) into an infectious conformation (PrPSc).  Various prion amino acid polymorphisms are […]

Ornithology

Posters   Spatial and Temporal Drivers of Wetland Bird Occupancy in An Urbanized Matrix Anastasia Rahlin, Sarah Saunders, Stephanie Beilke Wetland birds are undergoing rapid declines in North America, with habitat degradation and wetland loss considered primary causes of declines. Due to the cryptic nature of many wetland bird species, the ecological factors and relevant […]

Remote Sensing

Posters   Aerial Wildlife Image Repository (AWIR) – a Dataset to Accelerate the Development of Highly Accurate Machine Learning Models to Classify Wildlife from Aerial Imagery Sathishkumar Samiappan, Jared Elmore, Meilun Zhou, Morgan Pfeiffer, Bradley Blackwell, Raymond Iglay, Kristine Evans The increased use of small (

Small Mammals

Posters   Differentiation of White-Footed Mice from Deer Mice Using Salivary Amylase and Cellulose Acetate Electrophoresis Kelly Lorenz, Joe Whittaker, Lauryn Petrich, Vanessa Petrich White-footed (Peromyscus leucopus) and deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) are two distinct species and are physiologically differentiable.  However, their morphology overlaps to the extent that they cannot be reliably differentiated in the […]

Ungulates

Posters   Movement Patterns of American Pronghorn Near Large-Scale Disturbance Megan Osterhout, Kelley M Stewart, Cody Schroeder, brian wakeling Pronghorn antelope (Antelocapra americana) are a native species in the Great Basin that occupy open habitats, such as sagebrush steppe and grasslands. Resource selection and movements of pronghorn are likely driven, in part, by water sources […]