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Research Article

Parasites in the City: Degree of Urbanization Predicts Poxvirus and Coccidian Infections in House Finches (Haemorhous mexicanus)

  • Mathieu Giraudeau mail,

    giraudeau.mathieu@gmail.com

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

    Current address: Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Melanie Mousel,

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Stevan Earl,

    Affiliation: Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Kevin McGraw

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Published: February 04, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086747

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Wild things

Posted by Anekeia on 08 Feb 2014 at 04:57 GMT

I will walk down the hall and have this conversation with Kevin, but it seems to me it is time to review the issue of 'wildness' and how invoking it affects the interpretation of studies like this one.

No competing interests declared.