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Volume 11, Number 2—February 2005
Research

Wild Animal Mortality Monitoring and Human Ebola Outbreaks, Gabon and Republic of Congo, 2001–2003

Pierre Rouquet*Comments to Author , Jean-Marc Froment†1, Magdalena Bermejo‡1, Annelisa Kilbourne§, William B. Karesh§, Patricia Reed§, Brice Kumulungui*, Philippe Yaba*, André Délicat*, Pierre E. Rollin¶, and Eric M. Leroy#
Author affiliations: *Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon; †European Union Project Cybertracker Monitoring Programme, Libreville, Gabon; ‡Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; §Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, USA; ¶Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; #Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Franceville, Gabon; 1These authors contributed equally to this work.

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Figure 3

Species distribution of carcasses found in the forest straddling the border between Gabon and Republic of Congo (2001–2003). * = other primates: Cercopithecus sp.; † = other species: Atherurus africanus (1), Genetta sp (3), Loxodonta africana (1), Manis sp (1), Mongoose sp (1), Thryonomys swinderianus (2), Tragelaphus sp (1), Python sebae (2), and bird of prey (1).

Figure 3. Species distribution of carcasses found in the forest straddling the border between Gabon and Republic of Congo (2001–2003). * = other primates: Cercopithecus sp.; † = other species: Atherurus africanus (1), Genetta sp (3), Loxodonta africana (1), Manis sp (1), Mongoose sp (1), Thryonomys swinderianus (2), Tragelaphus sp (1), Python sebae (2), and bird of prey (1).

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