Tracking the targets of disease control

Date 13 April 2018

To eradicate TB in possums, TBfree managers need to know where and how many animals are active in the target areas.

A pair of reliable devices, waxtags and chewcards, are fundamental tools in the wildlife research kit. A new factsheet on Detection Devices explains the pros and cons of these tools, and how they help the programme eradicate disease from possums in creating a TB-free future for New Zealand.

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