Invasive Trapping in Madagascar through Exploitation of Toxoplasma Gondii
Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Invasive species have long been a problem in Madagascar. Rattus rattus, or the black rat, is by far the worst invasive animal to native fauna. The overall goal of the current study is to pursue implementing practical methods of invasive trapping, capitalizing on the parasite-vector relationship offered by Toxoplasma gondii.