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1. Morphological abnormality in thornback ray Raja clavata in the Irish Sea.

A free-swimming thornback ray Raja clavata specimen demonstrating significant morphological abnormality is reported, captured by beam trawl in the Irish Sea off north Wales, UK. The anterior sections of both pectoral fins were separated from the head section for a length of approximately 140 mm...

Author(s) : Clarke, L. J.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Environmental Biology of Fishes 2021 Vol.104 No.6 pp.719-724 ref.46

2. Plastic ingestion by juvenile green turtles (Chelonia mydas) off the coast of Southern Brazil.

Five of the seven extant sea turtle species in the world forage on the coast of Southern Brazil at least in some stage of their life cycle. The green turtle Chelonia mydas frequently strands on beaches of Rio Grande do Sul State. The species is currently classified as vulnerable to extinction in...

Author(s) : Petry, M. V.; Araújo, L. D.; Brum, A. C.; Benemann, V. R. F.; Finger, J. V. G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

3. Microplastic and artificial cellulose microfibers ingestion by reef fishes in the Guarapari Islands, southwestern Atlantic.

This study investigated the ingestion of microplastics and artificial cellulose particles by 103 specimens belonging to 21 reef fish species from the southwestern Atlantic. Specimens of six species had ingested microplastics and artificial cellulose particles, while those of another three species...

Author(s) : Macieira, R. M.; Oliveira, L. A. S.; Cardozo-Ferreira, G. C.; Pimentel, C. R.; Andrades, R.; Gasparini, J. L.; Sarti, F.; Chelazzi, D.; Cincinelli, A.; Gomes, L. C.; Giarrizzo, T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

4. Hemochromatosis in two female olive baboons (Papio anubis).

This report describes hemochromatosis associated with chronic parenteral iron dextran administration in 2 female olive baboons (Papio anubis). These baboons were enrolled on an experimental protocol that induced and maintained anemia by periodic phlebotomy for use in studying potential treatments...

Author(s) : Lamoureux, L. M.; Coda, K. A.; Halliday, L. C.

Publisher : American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA

Journal article : Comparative Medicine 2021 Vol.71 No.1 pp.99-105

5. Tissue tolerance to cyanoacrylate adhesives for closure of surgical wounds in Trachemys scripta skin.

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the histological tolerance of medical cyanoacrylate adhesives (CAs), butyl-CA and octyl-CA, applied by two different methods in surgical skin incisions of T. scripta. Methods: A two-trial controlled blind study each one including 12 female adult T....

Author(s) : Pérez-Delgado, S.; Mozos, E.; Guerra, R.; Lucena, R.; Molina, V.; Ginel, P. J.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Veterinary Record 2021 Vol.188 No.5

6. Records of chromatic disorder in Molossus molossus and Sturnira bakeri (Chiroptera) from western Ecuador.

Herein we report cases of leucism in Molossus molossus and Sturnira bakeri from three locations of lowlands of western Ecuador, which include three gravid females, five juvenile, four subadult, and six adults. The M. molossus specimens showed white spots on several parts in the soft part of body...

Author(s) : Salas, J. A.; Torres, L.; Marcillo, K.; Méndez, M.

Publisher : Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Journal article : Revista Peruana de Biología 2021 Vol.28 No.2 ref.many

7. 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

8. Tasmanian devil CD28 and CTla4 capture CD80 and CD86 from adjacent cells.

Immune checkpoint immunotherapy is a pillar of human oncology treatment with potential for non-human species. The first checkpoint immunotherapy approved for human cancers targeted the CTLA4 protein. CTLA4 can inhibit T cell activation by capturing and internalizing CD80 and CD86 from antigen...

Author(s) : Wong, C.; Darby, J. M.; Murphy, P. R.; Pinfold, T. L.; Lennard, P. R.; Woods, G. M.; Lyons, A. B.; Flies, A. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Developmental and Comparative Immunology 2021 Vol.115

9. A novel facet of the impact of plastic pollution on fish: silver croaker (Plagioscion squamosissimus) suffocated by a plastic bag in the Amazon estuary, Brazil.

On December 23rd, 2020 in the Marajó Bay, Amazon estuary, we found a specimen of Plagioscion squamosissimus floating dead and choked and suffocated by a plastic bag. Here, we presented images of record and discuss the rarity and factors that may be involved in this to date unreported plastic-animal ...

Author(s) : Andrades, R.; Trindade, P. A. A.; Giarrizzo, T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.166

10. Microplastic ingestion in jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskal, 1775) in the North Atlantic Ocean.

The present study is the first evidence-based study about the ingestion of plastic and microplastics in jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca in the North Atlantic Ocean. A bloom of this organism was collected from Gran Canaria Island coast. It was digested using KOH to quantify the plastic particles and by...

Author(s) : Rapp, J.; Herrera, A.; Bondyale-Juez, D. R.; González-Pleiter, M.; Reinold, S.; Asensio, M.; Martínez, I.; Gómez, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.166

11. Os metacarpale sinistra amputation on moor macaque (Macaca maura) in south Sulawesi, Indonesia.

A case of comminuted fracture palm of the left hand on one female moor macaque (Macaca maura) that was attacked by a Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus) at Distrik Somba Opu Gowa and its successful surgical removal had been recorded. The female moor macaque was 2 years-old and weighing 10.5 kg. Upon...

Author(s) : Purwanta; Timur, N. P. V. T.

Publisher : Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria

Journal article : International Journal of Veterinary Science 2021 Vol.10 No.2 pp.152-155 ref.16

12. Recovery from discrete wound severities in side-blotched lizards (Uta stansburiana): implications for energy budget, locomotor performance, and oxidative stress.

Wounding events (predation attempts, competitive combat) result in injuries and/or infections that induce integrated immune responses for the recovery process. Despite the survival benefits of immunity in this context, the costs incurred may require investment to be diverted from traits...

Author(s) : Hudson, S. B.; Virgin, E. E.; Brodie, E. D., Jr.; French, S. S.

Publisher : Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology 2021 Vol.191 No.3 pp.531-543 ref.many

13. Quarterly review of diagnostic cases: October to December 2020.

The epidemiology, prevalence, pathology, clinical signs and diagnosis of infectious and non-infectious diseases in cats, dogs, cattle, horses, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry and other birds, zoo animals and wild animals in New Zealand during October-December 2020 are described.

Publisher : Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington, New Zealand

Journal article : Surveillance (Wellington) 2021 Vol.48 No.1 pp.15-24 ref.12

14. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a spotted seal (Phoca largha) upon examination by contrast-enhanced computed tomography.

A 24-year old female spotted seal (Phoca largha) displayed symptoms such as chronic regurgitation, vomiting, and anorexia. A contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) examination under sedation with midazolam and butorphanol revealed esophageal mass and multiple masses in and around the liver...

Author(s) : Ono, K.; Fukui, D.

Publisher : Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Journal article : Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 2021 Vol.26 No.1 pp.11-16 ref.18

15. Postmortem examinations of avian carcasses found at bases of wind power generators in northern Hokkaido, Japan.

Postmortem examinations of avian carcasses including Haliaeetus albicilla, Milvus migrans and Larus schistisagus found at bases of the wind power generators of Tomamae-cho and Ishikari-city in northern Hokkaido, Japan, were performed, and each pathological finding were given.

Author(s) : Yoshino, T.; Asakawa, M.

Publisher : Rishiri Town Museum, Hokkaido, Japan

Journal article : Rishiri Studies 2021 No.40 pp.91-94 ref.12

16. Roadkill of bats (microchiroptera) in a biodiversity hotspot: a case study of the kresna gorge, Bulgaria.

A study on bat casualties was carried out between 2013 and 2016 on the 16-km road stretch passing through the Kresna Gorge - a European biodiversity hotspot with high conservation value. We found 78 road-killed bats belonging to ten species, adding new data on the bat species composition in the...

Author(s) : Stoianova, D.; Karaivanov, N.; Simov, N.

Publisher : Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IBER-BAS), Sofia, Bulgaria

Journal article : Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 2021 Vol.73 No.2 pp.289-295 ref.30

17. Computational classification of animals for a highway detection system.

Vehicle-animal collisions represent a serious problem in roadway infrastructure. To avoid these roadway collisions, different mitigation systems have been applied in various regions of the world. In this article, a system for detecting animals on highways is presented using computer vision and...

Author(s) : Sato, D.; Zanella, A. J.; Costa, E. X.

Publisher : Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Journal article : Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science 2021 Vol.58 No.Special Issue ref.many

18. Fibular and metatarsal osteosynthesis in a southern brown howler monkey (Alouatta guariba clamitans).

Here we describe a successful surgical management of a distal fibular fracture combined with a tarsocrural luxation and multiple metatarsal fractures in the left foot of a southern brown howler monkey (Alouatta guariba clamitans). We achieved satisfactory outcome by applying intramedullary pinning...

Author(s) : Surita, L. E.; Nicknich, D.; Santos, E. A. R. dos; Picoli, R.; Monteiro, E. R.; Alievi, M. M.

Publisher : Wiley, Copenhagen, Denmark

Journal article : Journal of Medical Primatology 2021 Vol.50 No.1 pp.71-74

19. Respiratory changes in stranded bottlenose dolphins (tursiops truncatus).

Lung function (breath duration, respiratory flow and tidal volume [VT]), and end-expiratory O2 were measured in 19 adult bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops spp.) while at rest in water or beached for up to 10 min. The results show that inspiratory VT, expiratory VT, or inspiratory did not differ on land ...

Author(s) : Fahlman, A.; Brodsky, M.; Rocho-Levine, J.; Garcia-Parraga, D.; Ivančić, M.; Camarena, C.; Ibarra, L.; Rocabert, J.

Publisher : American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA

Journal article : Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 2021 Vol.52 No.1 pp.49-56 ref.many

20. Improved diagnosis of foot osteoarthritis in elephants (Elephas maximus, Loxodonta africana) using stereoradiography.

Diagnosis of foot disease in elephants is challenging. Owing to their large size, the available diagnostic tools and the expense of imaging are diagnostically limiting. Stereoradiography is the preparation of paired radiographs that form a three-dimensional (3D) image when viewed stereoscopically....

Author(s) : Bentley, C. E.; Cracknell, J. M.; Kitchener, A. C.; Pereira, Y. M.; Pizzi, R.

Publisher : American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA

Journal article : Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 2021 Vol.52 No.1 pp.67-74 ref.32

21. Anatomical variations in cervical vertebrae in two species of neotropical canids: what is the meaning?

Anatomical variation in wild canids is rarely described. Altered shapes, uni- or bi- laterally situated, were observed in ventral laminae of C6 and/or in C7 vertebral body of two fox species: Lycalopex gymnocercus and Cerdocyon thous. The specimens were young adults, collected dead on highways in...

Author(s) : Martins, F. P.; Souza, E. C.; Bernardes, F. C. S.; Abidu-Figueiredo, M.; Kasper, C. B.; Souza-Junior, P. de

Publisher : Wiley, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Anatomia Histologia Embryologia 2021 Vol.50 No.1 pp.212-217 ref.28

22. Cardiac anomalies in two white-tailed eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Sweden.

Severe cardiomegaly with an atrial septal defect was discovered during necropsy of a subadult White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) found dead in the wild. A thin membrane composed of fibromuscular tissue separated the left atrium into two chambers, most consistent with that described for cor...

Author(s) : Leijon, A.; Olofsson, K. M.; Malmsten, J.

Publisher : Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA

Journal article : Journal of Wildlife Diseases 2021 Vol.57 No.2 pp.413-417 ref.17

23. Concurrent uterine squamous cell carcinoma and bronchoalveolar carcinoma in a mahogany glider (Petaurus gracilis).

A 9-year-old captive female mahogany glider (Petaurus gracilis) died acutely without prior clinical signs due to peritonitis associated with a squamous cell carcinoma infiltrating the wall of the uterus. A concurrent bronchoalveolar carcinoma was identified within the pulmonary parenchyma, which...

Author(s) : Hill, A. G.; Owen, H.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Veterinary Record Case Reports 2021 Vol.9 No.2

24. Microplastic ingestion induces asymmetry and oxidative stress in larvae of the sea urchin Pseudechinus huttoni.

Determining the effects of microplastic (MP) ingestion by marine organisms, especially during the sensitive larval stages, is an important step in understanding wider ecosystem responses. We investigated the ingestion, retention (1-5 μm), and short-term exposure effects (1-4 μm) of spherical MPs by ...

Author(s) : Richardson, C. R.; Burritt, D. J.; Allan, B. J. M.; Lamare, M. D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.168

25. Facial restoration after trauma - nasolabial in monkey bugio - Alouatta caraya (Humboldt, 1812) - first case report.

In the last decades in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul - Brazil, the reduction in the preservation of areas due to the degradation of the biome and destruction of the natural environment has caused animals, mainly in the order of non-human primates, to come closer to towns and highways, increasing...

Author(s) : Cazati, L.; Csermak Júnior, A. C.; Jacoby, F. C.; Araújo, G. R.; Souza, T. D.

Publisher : FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Journal article : Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia 2021 Vol.73 No.4 pp.909-915 ref.15