Julie Old

Julie Old

Sep 12, 2018

Group 6 Copy 135
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Bare-nosed wombats are under threat from sarcoptic mange caused by the sarcoptic mange mite, Sarcoptes scabieii. Initially wombats suffer hair loss and become itchy, with the later stages of the disease leading to skin fissures, bacterial infections and ultimately death. Our study will identify how nutrition of free-ranging wombats is related to mange prevalence. By comparing the incidence and severity of sarcoptic mange, to the nutritional content of wombat dietary items and nutritional status.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Can we make anesthesia for dogs safer with the help of nutrition?

    Hypothermia, low body temperature, is one of the most common complications of anesthesia and can result in serious...

    Go West, young man: in search of the A00 haplogroup among peoples of Western Cameroon

    Welcome to our citizen-science research project on haplogroup A00 in Cameroon! Having successfully sampled the...

    Backer Badge Funded