Scientific Journals

“Below are a selection of scientific papers that have been simplified/ summarised to make them more accessible for students. It is hoped that users will go on to read the original papers, and the original sources and authors should be acknowledged if any of this material is referenced in your work.”

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Post-release survival of hand-reared tawny owls (Strix aluco) based on radio-tracking and leg-band return data

Leighton, K., Chilvers, D., Charles, A. & Kelly, A. (2008)
Animal Welfare 2008, 17:207-214

Author: Terri Amory

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Mortality factors affecting wild hedgehogs:

A study of records from wildlife rescue centres

Reeve, N.J. & Huijser, M.P. (1999)
Lutra, vol. 42 pages 7- 24

Author: Terri Amory

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The effect of translocation and temporary captivity on wildlife rehabilitation success: An experimental study using European hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus)

Molony, S.E., Dowding, C.V., Baker, P.J., Cuthill, I.C.
& Harris, S. (2006)
Biological Conservation 130: 530-537

Author: Terri Amory

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Factors that can be used to predict release rates for wildlife casualties

Molony, S.E., Baker, P.J., Garland, L., Cuthill, I.C.
& Harris, S., School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol (2007)
Animal Welfare 2007, Issue 16

Author: Terri Amory