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1. Snake sedation and anesthesia.

Author(s) : Almeida, D.; Kennedy, M.; Wendt-Hornickle, E.

Publisher : Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.97-112 ref.38

2. Raptor sedation and anesthesia.

Author(s) : Hawkins, M. G.; Griffenhagen, G. M.

Publisher : Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.135-161 ref.74

3. Local and regional anesthesia in zoological companion animal practice.

Author(s) : Geronimo, P. M. di; Cunha, A. F. da

Publisher : Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.321-336 ref.75

4. Verminous meningoencephalomyelitis in a red kangaroo associated with Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection.

Angiostrongylus cantonensis is a zoonotic parasitic helminth that normally resides in the pulmonary arteries and the right ventricle of rats (Rattus sp.), the definitive host, where it causes little disease. Humans, dogs, opossums, and various zoo animals are "accidental" hosts. Here we report...

Author(s) : Patial, S.; Delcambre, B. A.; Digeronimo, P. M.; Conboy, G.; Vatta, A. F.; Bauer, R.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 2022 Vol.34 No.1 pp.107-111 ref.26

5. Studying Antillean manatees' (Trichechus manatus manatus) temperament in zoological parks: exploration of boldness, sociality and reactivity to humans.

Temperament, i.e. consistent inter-individual differences in behavior, has been documented in many species. Especially, boldness-shyness continuum is the ecologically relevant trait most frequently used to describe temperament among species. Reactions along the bold-shy axis demonstrate an...

Author(s) : Charles, A.; Henaut, Y.; Jalme, M. S.; Mulot, B.; Lecu, A.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Animal Behaviour Science 2022 Vol.246 ref.many

6. Utility of carboxylated poly L-lysine for the liquid storage of bottlenose dolphin semen.

Assisted reproduction techniques are required to maintain a genetically diverse captive population of bottlenose dolphins. These techniques include semen preservation, and liquid storage has been proposed as a suitable alternative to cryopreservation, but the optimum conditions, in terms of...

Author(s) : Shimizu, K.; Honkawa, Y.; Akiyama, Y.; Kashiwagi, N.; Otsuka, M.; Ando, T.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Animal Reproduction Science 2022 Vol.236 ref.39

7. Suction feeding by elephants.

Despite having a trunk that weighs over 100 kg, elephants mainly feed on lightweight vegetation. How do elephants manipulate such small items? In this experimental and theoretical investigation, we filmed elephants at Zoo Atlanta showing that they can use suction to grab food, performing a...

Author(s) : Schulz, A. K.; Wu JiaNing; Ha YeonSara [Ha, Y. S. S.]; Kim, G.; Slade, S. B.; Rivera, S.; Reidenberg, J. S.; Hu, D. L.

Publisher : The Royal Society, London, UK

Journal article : Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2021 Vol.18 No.179 ref.54

8. Retriever and pointer: software to evaluate inbreeding and genetic management in captive populations.

The Retriever and Pointer software has been developed for genetic management of (small) captive populations The Retriever program uses as input pedigree data and extracts data on population structure that determine inbreeding rates such as skewness of sire contributions. Levels and rates of...

Author(s) : Windig, J. J.; Hulsegge, I.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.5 ref.27

9. Acute toxicity of Jatropha curcas (Barbados nut) latex extracts to Oreochromis niloticus juveniles.

The effects of the latex extract of Jatropha curcas on mortality rate, opercular ventilation rate and some behavioural responses of Oreochromis niloticus juveniles were investigated under laboratory conditions over a 96 hours exposure period. Juveniles of Oreochromis niloticus (Trewavas) were...

Author(s) : Usman, M.; Umaru, J. A.; Kigbu, A. A.

Publisher : Idodo-Umeh Publishers Ltd, Benin City, Nigeria

Journal article : Tropical Freshwater Biology 2021 Vol.29 No.2 pp.47-58

10. Diagnosis and treatment of Plasmodium infection in captive black and white tegus.

Malarial protozoa commonly infect both wild and captive lizards but the effects on the general health of these animals are not fully understood. We describe four clinical cases of Plasmodium infection in captive black and white tegus (Salvator merianae). The animals presented with lethargy,...

Author(s) : Pereira, F. M. A. M.; Oliveira, A. R. de; Mattioli, M. P.; Carneiro, F. T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Comparative Pathology 2021 Vol.183 pp.9-12

11. Survey of post-cranial skeletal pathology in snakes.

Previous reports on skeletal pathology in captive snakes did not clarify the relationship of lesions to captive or free-ranging status. In this study, post-cranial skeletons from 7,950 captive and free-ranging snakes in nine of the major North American collections were examined macroscopically,...

Author(s) : Rothschild, B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Comparative Pathology 2021 Vol.183 pp.39-44

12. Conservation, animal behaviour, and human-animal relationship in zoos. why is animal welfare so important?

Although zoos are committed to wildlife conservation and have a long-term positive impact on visitors' attitudes towards wildlife, the question of whether maintaining wild animals in human care is justified remains as animal welfare concerns grow and human understanding of animal intelligence and...

Author(s) : Escobar-Ibarra, I.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Gual-Sill, F.; Sánchez, C. R.; Baschetto, F.; Alonso-Spilsbury, M.

Publisher : Malque Publishing, Mossoró, Brazil

Journal article : Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology 2021 Vol.9 No.2 ref.many

13. Hawkey's atlas of wild and exotic animal haematology.

This revised, updated and expanded edition of Christine Hawkey's A Colour Atlas of Comparative Veterinary Haematology is bursting with high-quality images to aid identification of blood cells and haemoparasites in the different species commonly seen in private practice and zoological collections....

Author(s) : Samour, J.; Hart, M.

Publisher : CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA

Book : Hawkey's atlas of wild and exotic animal haematology 2021 pp.288 pp.

14. Basics of wildlife health care and management.

The book provides basic understanding of the various topics of wildlife which will be useful for biologist, zoologist, veterinarians working in forest, zoos or at field level where they use to get wild animals for post mortem or for treatment. It also provides helpful information to the forest...

Author(s) : Rajesh Jani

Publisher : CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA

Book : Basics of wildlife health care and management 2021 pp.388 pp.

15. An evaluation of interactive projections as digital enrichment for orangutans.

Digital technologies are increasingly being incorporated into the provision of enrichment for captive primates, ranging from the ad-hoc use of iPads to specifically designed hardware installed in the design of new exhibits. In this article, we present a digital enrichment system that utilizes a...

Author(s) : Carter, M.; Sherwen, S.; Webber, S.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Zoo Biology 2021 Vol.40 No.2 pp.107-114

16. Effect of enclosure expansion on the activity budgets of eastern black-and-white colobus monkeys, Colobus guereza.

Behavior is one of the most observable and informative indicators of animal welfare. This study used behavioral observation methodologies to evaluate the impact of an enclosure expansion on the activity budgets of a group of three eastern black-and-white colobus monkeys, Colobus guereza, housed at...

Author(s) : Robbins, R. L.; Sheridan, J.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Zoo Biology 2021 Vol.40 No.2 pp.115-123

17. Melengestrol acetate contraceptive implant use in colobus monkeys (Colobus guereza): patterns through time and differences in reproductive potential and live births.

Melengestrol acetate (MGA) implants are progestin-based reversible contraceptives used to manage fertility in zoo populations. Although it is recommended that MGA implants should be replaced every 2 years, the duration of efficacy has not been systematically evaluated in most species. Anecdotal...

Author(s) : McDonald, M. M.; Agnew, M. K.; Asa, C. S.; Powell, D. M.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Zoo Biology 2021 Vol.40 No.2 pp.124-134

18. Changes in blood heavy metals in cynomolgus monkeys after arrival from transportation and acclimation.

The blood levels of trace elements (Mn, Cr) and heavy metals (Pb, Cd) were determined upon arrival and one month after arrival of 71 male and 63 female cynomolgus monkeys. Blood samples were obtained from the cephalic vein within 30 minutes of administering ketamine hydrochloride (10 mg/kg) in the...

Publisher : Departmento de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Tropicales, Universidade del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela

Journal article : Kasmera 2021 Vol.49 No.1

19. Is animal welfare an internationally understood concept in the zoo world? Thematic analysis of two regional groups of zoo staff.

Universal frameworks for zoo animal welfare have been suggested. However, there is little evidence of a cross-cultural understanding of zoo animal welfare. This paper reports themes emerging from a qualitative study of international (European and Chinese) zoo professionals on zoo animal welfare...

Author(s) : Bacon, H.; Vigors, B.; Shaw, D. J.; Waran, N.; Dwyer, C. M.; Bell, C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.7 ref.50

20. Left displacement of the abomasum in a reticulated giraffe bull in managed care.

A 10-y-old giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) bull developed colic after a 3-mo history of reduced feed consumption. Physical examination and management were performed with 2 standing sedations. The giraffe developed metabolic alkalosis and progressive pre-renal azotemia followed by...

Author(s) : Thompson, K. A.; Eustace, R.; Mavangira, V.; Turner, C.; Monahan, C. F.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 2021 Vol.33 No.5 pp.1023-1027 ref.22

21. Enrichment of captive environment for effective animal reproduction.

Animals are kept in captivity for the purpose of recreation, experimentation, rearing, reproduction, conservation, research etc. This study reviews how adequate welfare must be provided for the animals in captivity so that they will be able to perform to their maximum capabilities. It is imperative ...

Author(s) : Oyeleye, O. O.

Publisher : Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN), Jos, Nigeria

Journal article : Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology 2021 Vol.38 No.1 pp.154-159 ref.28

22. Patterns of wounding in mixed-sex social groups of western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla).

Long-term, multi-institutional assessments have become a reliable tool for evaluating patterns of wounding in zoo-living primates, with results informing on best practices for species-specific care protocols and population management strategies. For western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla...

Author(s) : Leeds, A.; Boyer, D.; Ross, S. R.; Lukas, K. E.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Animal Behaviour Science 2021 Vol.236

23. Quantification and risk factor analysis of elephant Endotheliotropic herpesvirus-haemorrhagic disease fatalities in Asian elephants Elephas maximus in Europe (1985-2017).

Elephant Endotheliotropic herpesvirus-haemorrhagic disease (EEHV-HD) is frequently stated to be the most common cause of death in captive Asian elephant Elephas maximus populations in Europe and North America. However, the impact on the European population has not been quantified. The aim of this...

Author(s) : Perrin, K. L.; Nielsen, S. S.; Martinussen, T.; Bertelsen, M. F.

Publisher : European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 2021 Vol.9 No.1 pp.8-13 ref.26

24. Social associations in captive Caribbean flamingos Phoenicopterus ruber and their implications for flock management.

Studying the flamingo's preferential associations provides information on welfare indicators such as aggression and reproduction. This study investigated associations within the Caribbean flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber flock at Zoo de Granby, Québec, using an association index (AI) to measure the...

Author(s) : Finlay, C.; Weladji, R. B.; Paré, P.; Body, G.

Publisher : European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 2021 Vol.9 No.1 pp.35-40 ref.39

25. When a habitat becomes a home: housing and husbandry of spotted hyenas Crocuta crocuta at Disney's animal kingdom®.

When animals are moved between facilities, as is commonly done in zoos, it may take them time to acclimate to their new surroundings. One way that zoos can increase animals' comfort in their new habitat is through training and enrichment programmes. In 2014, Disney's Animal Kingdom® received two...

Author(s) : Weibel, C. J.; Miller, A.; Hill, N. A.; Newcomer, M.; Ferrie, G. M.

Publisher : European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 2021 Vol.9 No.1 pp.61-65 ref.16