A landscape-level natural experiment in free-ranging pumas reveals how changes in hunting pressure alter viral evolution and infection dynamics through indirect effects on puma population size, demography and behaviour.
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Kamath, P.L., Prentice, M.B. Hunting shapes wildlife disease transmission. Nat Ecol Evol 6, 136–137 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-021-01633-7
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