A Serological Survey of Infectious Disease in Yellowstone National Park’s Canid Community

Almberg, S., Mech, D., Smith, W., Sheldon, W., Crabtree, R.L.

Plos One, Vol. 4 Issue 9


Gray wolves (Canis lupus) were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park (YNP) after a >70 year absence, and as part of recovery efforts, the population has been closely monitored. In 1999 and 2005, pup survival was significantly reduced, suggestive of disease outbreaks.

Patrick Cross2009