Effects of Helicopter Net Gunning on the Survival and Movement Behaviour of Nilgai Antelope

Author(s): Jeremy A. Baumgardt, Aaron M. Foley, Kathryn M. Sliwa, Randy W. DeYoung, J. Alfonso Ortega-S., David G. Hewitt, Tyler A. Campbell, John A. Goolsby, and Kim H. Lohmeyer

Published: January 2023

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Research on large, terrestrial mammals often requires physical captures to attach tags or collars, collect morphological data, and collect biological samples. Choice of capture method should minimise pain and distress to the animal, minimise risk to personnel, and consider whether the method can achieve study objectives without biasing results.

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Baumgardt, J. A., A. M. Foley, K. M. Sliwa, R. W. DeYoung, J. A. Ortega-S., D. G. Hewitt, T. A. Campbell, J. A. Goolsby, and K. H. Lohmeyer. 2023. “Effects of Helicopter Net Gunning on the Survival and Movement Behaviour of Nilgai Antelope.” Wildlife Research DOI: 10.1071/WR22049

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