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Mammals that regularly inhabit urban environments may have more frequent contact with humans and therefore host more known zoonotic pathogens. Here, we test this prediction using a consolidated dataset of phenotypic traits, urban affiliate status, and pathogen diversity, across 3004 mammal species. We show that urban-adapted mammals have more documented pathogens - and more zoonoses - even when considering a correlated suite of phenotypic, taxonomic, and geographic predictors. However, contrarydoi:10.1101/2021.01.02.425084 fatcat:bjfynfd46vdszinftibpbzspni