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Wonderful news! The Journal of Wildlife Diseases has reached endowment! Read all about it here!


Starting January 1, 2020 all WDA Regular, Student, Lifetime and Emeritus members will get access to BioOne Complete.Click HERE to login, you will then be redirected to the access page. 



Articles from the 1959-1975 'Wildlife Disease' journal have been catalogued! Please follow this link to read more!


Have you considered donating to the Wildlife Disease Association? There are many different ways you can help support our organization. Explore your options!


Who is WDA?
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Lowland Tapir
Lowland Tapir
Andean Foxes
Andean Foxes
African Wild Dog
African Wild Dog
Green Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Black and White Ruffed Lemur
Black and White Ruffed Lemur
Spectacled Eider
Spectacled Eider
American beaver
American beaver
Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron
Green Tree Frog
Green Tree Frog
Przewalski’s horse
Przewalski’s horse
Timber rattlesnake
Timber rattlesnake
Muskox calf
Muskox calf
Mojave desert tortoise
Mojave desert tortoise
Hoffmann's two-toed sloths
Hoffmann's two-toed sloths
Alaskan wolf
Alaskan wolf
Everglades Snail Kite
Everglades Snail Kite
Southern white rhinoceros
Southern white rhinoceros
Western Grebe
Western Grebe
Gyrfalcon
Gyrfalcon
Australian sea lion
Australian sea lion
African Lion
African Lion
Leopardus guigna
Leopardus guigna
Lowland Tapir
Lowland Tapir
Raccoon
Raccoon
Pallas′ Cat
Pallas′ Cat
Common Tree-Frog
Common Tree-Frog
Anna’s Hummingbird
Anna’s Hummingbird
Huemul Deer
Huemul Deer
Wild Reindeer
Wild Reindeer
Australian Koala
Australian Koala
Formosan Serow
Formosan Serow
Alpine Ibex
Alpine Ibex
American Badger
American Badger
California Condor
California Condor
Lesser Flamingo
Lesser Flamingo
West Indies Manatee Calf
West Indies Manatee Calf
Southern Sea Otters
Southern Sea Otters
African Elephant
African Elephant
Plains Zebra
Plains Zebra
Mountain Gorillas
Mountain Gorillas
 Laysan Duck
Laysan Duck
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Donate to support wildlife health response in the Australian bushfire crisis
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Dear WDA Members and Colleagues,

Southern and eastern Australia is currently experiencing an unprecedented and catastrophic bushfire season in which approximately 6 million hectares has burnt (this is equivalent in size to almost the entirety of Ireland, Sri Lanka or West Virginia). In addition to the homes and human lives lost, it is estimated that considerably in excess of 500 million wild animals (not including invertebrates) have perished. The existence of a number of species, such as the Kangaroo Island Dunnart, will likely be imperilled by these fires. Increased intensity and severity of bushfires in southeastern Australia as a direct consequence of climate change has been predicted by numerous scientific reports for more than a decade.  

WDA members have been heavily involved in this crisis, responding to the needs of government agencies and the public and carrying out triage and treatment of injured wildlife. Your donation will be directly and in its entirety used by WDA Australasia to provide funds to our members and partner organisations involved in the emergency response, and will be used to ensure the best outcomes for the welfare and conservation of wildlife in bushfire affected areas. We are enormously grateful for the support of our international friends and colleagues during this disaster. 

Donations may be made online via the WDA website HERE, or by calling the WDA Business Office at 785-865-9404. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact wda@allenpress.com.  

Sincerely, 

Carlos das Neves, WDA President
Andrew Peters, WDA Vice President



  
WDA Continues to Support One Health

For more than 60 years Wildlife Disease Association has published what is now called One Health research, facilitated One Health solutions to wildlife conservation challenges, and promoted One Health education.

For over 30 years WDA's One Health mission has been to "acquire, disseminate, and apply knowledge of the health and diseases of wild animals in relation to their biology, conservation and ecology including interactions with humans and domestic animals”.

Most recently WDA's slogan says it all:
WDA is all wildlife diseases, all conservation, all one health, all the time!"


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