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Inbreeding Avoidance Influences the Viability of Reintroduced Populations of African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus)

  • Penny A. Becker mail,

    SpieringP@si.edu

    Affiliations: Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Center for Species Survival, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Front Royal, Virginia, United States of America, Centre for Wildlife Management, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

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  • Philip S. Miller,

    Affiliation: Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (Species Survival Commission/International Union for Conservation of Nature), Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Micaela Szykman Gunther,

    Affiliations: Center for Species Survival, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Front Royal, Virginia, United States of America, Department of Wildlife, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, United States of America

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  • Michael J. Somers,

    Affiliations: Centre for Wildlife Management, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, Centre for Invasion Biology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

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  • David E. Wildt,

    Affiliation: Center for Species Survival, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Front Royal, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Jesús E. Maldonado

    Affiliations: Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Published: May 16, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037181

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