Wildlife Health Specialist Group


Commissioned by the IUCN Species Survival Commission to serve as a first response for wildlife health concerns across the world.

Scientific Publications

Rabies in Kudu

Scott TP, Fischer M, Khaiseb S, Freuling C, Ho¨ per D, et al.

Abstracts from 2013 RRIAP Symposium- Wildlife infectious Diseases and the Early Warning System Using Zoo Networks of the World

The 28th International Symposium of the Regional Research Institute of Agricultural Production (RRIAP) was held on January 28, 2013 at the College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University, Japan.

Transmission of Ebola virus from pigs to non-human primates

A November 2012 article in Nature by Weingartl et al. experimentally demonstrates Zaire-Ebola transmission from pigs to cynomolgus macaques without direct contact.

Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice

Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is an open-access journal. September 2012 articles address wildlife topics.
The journal can be accessed at: http://www.pastoralismjournal.com/