Remnant red squirrel populations in the UK mainland are threatened by squirrelpox viral disease and the reservoir of the squirrelpox virus, the invasive grey squirrel, is expanding its range. Until this threat can be effectively mitigated, there is a high risk from disease outbreaks, following proposed conservation translocation of red squirrels.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Conservation Science and Practice|
|State||Published - Jun 2020|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Nature and Landscape Conservation
- Global and Planetary Change
- Environmental Science (miscellaneous)