Received: 25 January 2021
Accepted: 12 April 2021
First Online: 22 April 2021
: All sampling was conducted under scientific permit and was approved by the University of British Columbia Animal Care and Use committee (UBC-AC) under Protocol number A16-0329. Permits issued under the UBC-AC are reviewed by expert committees to ensure ethical treatment of animals and were performed under the Canadian Committee on Animal Care (CCAC) Good Animal Practice certificate. This certificate demonstrates full adherence to CCAC’s internationally recognized standards of animal ethics and care in research. This included collection of non-lethal samples and precautions to reduce stress and ensure adequate recovery after release.
: Not applicable
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.