TRAUMA FOUND TO BE A SIGNIFICANT CAUSE OF DEATH IN A PATHOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF BENT-WINGED BATS (MINIOPTERUS ORIANAE)
Peter H Holz, Andrew Stent, Linda F Lumsden, Jasmin Hufschmid
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine | AMER ASSOC ZOO VETERINARIANS | Published : 2020
The authors thank the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment, Wildlife Disease Association Australasia, the Karst Conservation Fund, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, and David Middleton for providing generous financial support for this project. The lead author was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship. The authors acknowledge the valuable assistance provided by Ian Beveridge, Amanda Bush, Deepthi Leelamany, Tony Mitchell, Terry Reardon, Emmi van Harten, and the numerous volunteers involved with the bat trapping and sampling trips.