About the Authors

Pim van Hooft

pim.vanhooft@wur.nl

Affiliations Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Pretoria, Hatfield, South Africa

Ben J. Greyling

Affiliations Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Pretoria, Hatfield, South Africa, Agricultural Research Council, Irene, South Africa

Wayne M. Getz

Affiliations Department of Environmental Science Policy & Management, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Paul D. van Helden

Affiliation DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, US/MRC Centre for TB Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa

Bas J. Zwaan

Affiliation Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Armanda D. S. Bastos

Affiliation Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Pretoria, Hatfield, South Africa

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PvH BJG. Performed the experiments: PvH BJG. Analyzed the data: PvH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PDvH ADSB. Wrote the paper: PvH BJG WMG PDvH BJZ ADSB.