The last moves: the effect of hunting and culling on the risk of disease spread from a population of reindeer

Atle Mysterud, Geir Rauset, Bram Van Moorter, Roy Andersen, Olav Strand & Inger Rivrud
1. Hunting and culling are frequently used to combat infectious wildlife diseases. The aim is to markedly lower population density in order to limit disease transmission or to eradicate the host. Massive host culling can yield a trade-off when combating wildlife disease; it follows that intrusive actions may have unintended behavioural side-effects, leading to the geographic spread of disease. The manner in which such excessive hunting and culling of hosts can affect the movement and...
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