Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Agriculture, Australian Government
Australian Research Council (DE180100512)
Wellcome Trust (108749/Z/15/Z, 222155/Z/20/Z)
University of Western Australia
Received: 27 May 2022
Accepted: 12 December 2022
First Online: 23 January 2023
: Animal ethics approval was obtained from the animal ethics unit, the University of Queensland’s research ethics office (ANFRA/311/18; SCMB/002/18). A wildlife research permit was obtained from the Queensland Department of Environment, Land, and Water Planning under the Wildlife Act 1975 (permit number: 10008904). For bone marrow tissue collection in New Zealand, we obtained permission from the Department of Conservation under Wildlife Act Authority on non-public conservation land (70705-FAU & 70709-DOA). Ethical approval to sample mute swans was obtained by the Linköping Animal Ethics board (permit 01125-2020).
: KRS is a consultant for Sanofi, Roche, and NovoNordisk. The opinions and data presented in this manuscript are of the authors and are independent of these relationships. The other authors declare no competing interests.