About the Authors

Claudia Wultsch

cwultsch@amnh.org

Current address: Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Lisette P. Waits

Affiliation Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States of America

Marcella J. Kelly

Affiliation Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Competing Interests

All authors also declare that there are no competing financial interests. The authors received funding from various sources (see financial statement – e.g., Panthera, Oregon Zoo Conservation Fund), including from one commercial source, the National Geographic Society. The authors also confirm that this does not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CW LPW MJK. Performed the experiments: CW. Analyzed the data: CW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CW LPW MJK. Wrote the paper: CW LPW MJK.