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Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011

Fatal Outbreak of Mycoplasma capricolum Pneumonia in Endangered Markhors

Stéphane OstrowskiComments to Author , Francois Thiaucourt, Mulojon Amirbekov, Abdurahmon Mahmadshoev, Lucía Manso-Silván, Virginie Dupuy, Dustmurod Vahobov, Orom Ziyoev, and Stefan Michel
Author affiliations: Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, New York, USA (S. Ostrowski); Centre de Cooperation International en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement, Montpellier, France (F. Thiaucourt, L. Manso-Silván, V. Dupuy); Ministry of Agriculture, Dushanbe, Tajikistan (M. Amirbekov, A. Mahmadshoev, O. Ziyoev); Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Dushanbe (D. Vahobov); Nature Protection Team, Dushanbe and Khorog, Tajikistan (S. Michel)

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Geographic distribution of dead markhors (Capra falconeri) during outbreak of pneumonia, Tajikistan, 2010

Locality UTM coordinates* No. deaths†
Obidara 42N 584745 4163741 23‡
Shulashdara 42N 584415 4161151 7
Siyorish 42N 587145 4163989 13
Pamdara 42N 585515 4159600 8
Dudara 42N 589488 4163693 13
Total 64

*UTM, universal transverse mercator. Source: World Geodetic System 84.
†Minimum number.
‡13 adult males, 6 adult females, 4 juveniles (<1 year of age).

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