SNAPP TEAM:Andean Camelid Disease
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What management actions will promote both human livelihoods and the health of vicuñas and guanacos, in the face of disease and other threats?
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  • Promote science-based knowledge to overcome the myths regarding mange disease and management
  • Collate and compare mange severity, impact, and management data across the range
  • Identify potential common predictors of severe mange infestations
  • Develop a framework to facilitate holistic data sharing across the livestock-wildlife-human sectors
  • Develop ecologically informed management plans that mitigate disease impacts by informing and supporting central animal health agencies
Team
Leaders
Chris Walzer
Wildlife Conservation Society
Paul Cross
USGS
Mariana Montoya
Wildlife Conservation Society
Members
Alynn Martin
USGS
Brandie Fariss
University of Massachusetts - Amherst/TNC
Fabian Beltran
Wildlife Conservation Society
Jose Mena
Wildlife Conservation Society
Kaitlyn Gaynor
NCEAS
Robert Wallace
Wildlife Conservation Society
Steve Smith
Vetmed Vienna
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