Project C4-2: Fitness consequences and determinants of parasite infections in a wild social carnivore, the spotted hyena
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
Department of Ecological Dynamics
Member since: April 2018
Host-parasite dynamics in wildlife populations; Fitness consequences of infection; Non-invasive sampling
Title of PhD project
Fitness consequences and determinants of parasite infections in a wild social carnivore, the spotted hyena
Dr. Marion East, Prof. Dr. Heribert Hofer and Dr. Gábor Á. Czirják
Ferreira SCM, Veiga MM, Hofer H, East ML, Czirják Á. (2021).
Noninvasively measured immune responses reflect current parasite infections in a wild carnivore and are linked to longevity.
Ecol Evol 11:7685-99. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7602.