Chytrid infection and post-release fitness in the reintroduction of an endangered alpine tree frog
LA Brannelly, DA Hunter, LF Skerratt, BC Scheele, D Lenger, MS McFadden, PS Harlow, L Berger
Animal Conservation | WILEY | Published : 2016
Awarded by Australian Research Council
We thank C. Scheele, A. Fletcher and T. Fletcher for field assistance, R. Webb and C. Larsson for help with marking the animals, L. Grogan and S. Cashins for troubleshooting. V. Eldridge, T. Swain, R. O'Neill, R. Mouat, SnowyHydro and NPWS, who provided accommodation in the field. We thank Taronga Zoo employees and volunteers for captive rearing the animals. The project was funded by the Australian Research Council (grants FT100100375, LP110200240) and Taronga Zoo. Ethics approval has been granted by James Cook University for application A1880.