Effects of Helicopter Net Gunning on the Survival and Movement Behaviour of Nilgai Antelope
Author(s): Jeremy A. Baumgardt, Aaron M. Foley, Kathryn M. Sliwa, Randy W. DeYoung, J. Alfonso Ortega-S., David G. Hewitt, Tyler A. Campbell, John A. Goolsby, and Kim H. Lohmeyer
Published: January 2023
Research on large, terrestrial mammals often requires physical captures to attach tags or collars, collect morphological data, and collect biological samples. Choice of capture method should minimise pain and distress to the animal, minimise risk to personnel, and consider whether the method can achieve study objectives without biasing results.
Baumgardt, J. A., A. M. Foley, K. M. Sliwa, R. W. DeYoung, J. A. Ortega-S., D. G. Hewitt, T. A. Campbell, J. A. Goolsby, and K. H. Lohmeyer. 2023. “Effects of Helicopter Net Gunning on the Survival and Movement Behaviour of Nilgai Antelope.” Wildlife Research DOI: 10.1071/WR22049