About the Authors

Rebecca J. Laver, Tim S. Jessop
Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Deni Purwandana, Achmad Ariefiandy, Jeri Imansyah
The Komodo Survival Program, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

David Forsyth
Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Claudio Ciofi
Department of Animal Biology and Genetics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Tim S. Jessop
Department of Wildlife, Conservation and Science, Zoos Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TSJ DF CC. Performed the experiments: DP AA JI CC TJ. Analyzed the data: RL TJ CC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TJ CC. Wrote the paper: RL TJ DF.