Publications

Here's a selection of publications by Chester Zoo staff since 2007, based on research carried out at Chester Zoo and elsewhere.

Chester Zoo staff are in bold.

2017

Peer-reviewed publications

Ashpole, I. & Murray, M. 2017. What Is Your Diagnosis? Diagnosis and medical management of extensor process fracture of carpometacarpus in a barred owl (Strix varia). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 31(1), 75-78.

Atencia, R., Stohr, E.J., Drane, A.L., Stembridge, M., Howatson, G., del Rio, P.R.L., Feltrer, Y., Tafon, B., Redrobe, S., Peck, B., Eng, J., Unwin, S., Sanchez, C.R., Shave, R.E. 2017. Heart rate and indirect blood pressure responses to four different field anesthetic protocols in wild-born captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(3):636-644.

Aziz, M. A., Tollington, S., Barlow, A., Goodrich, J., Shamsuddoha, M., Islam, M. A. & Groombridge, J. J. 2017. Investigating patterns of tiger and prey poaching in the Bangladesh Sundarbans: Implications for improved management. Global Ecology and Conservation, 9, 70-81.

Aziz, M.A., Tollington, S., Barlow, A., Greenwood, C., Goodrich, J.M., Smith, O., Shamsuddoha, M., Islam, M.A. and Groombridge, J.J. 2017. Using non-invasively collected genetic data to estimate density and population size of tigers in the Bangladesh Sundarbans. Global Ecology and Conservation, 12, 272-282.

Barbon, A., Goetz, M., Lopez, J. & Routh, A. 2017. Uterine rupture and cesarean surgery in three rio cauca caecilians (Thyplonectes natans). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(1), 164-170.

Bertelsen, M.F., Grøndahl, C., Stegmann, G.F., Sauer, C., Secher, N.H., Hasenkam, J.M., Damkjær, M., Aalkjær, C., Wang, T. 2017. Accuracy of noninvasive anesthetic monitoring in the anesthetized giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(3), 609-615.

Bird, S. A., Esseen, P. J. & Hewitt, R. 2017. Reintroductions of native plant species to the United Kingdom. International Zoo Yearbook, 51, 32-49.

Bortolami, A., Verin, R., Chantrey, J., Corrò, M., Ashpole, I., Lopez, J., Timofte, D. 2017. Characterization of Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 and mecC -positive CC130 from Zoo Animals in the United Kingdom. Microbial Drug Resistance, 23 (7), 908 - 914.

Chatterton, J., Unwin, S., Lopez, J., Chantrey, J. 2017. Urolithiasis in a group of Visayan warty pigs (Sus cebrifrons negrinus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(3), 842-850.

Cowl, V. & Shultz, S. 2017. Large brains and groups associated with high rates of agonism in primates. Behavioral Ecology, 28, 803-810.

Drake, G., Nuttall, T., López, J., Magnone, W., Leclerc, A., Potier, R., Lécu, A., Guézénec, M., Kolter, L., Nicolau, A., Lemberger, K., Cosgrove, S.B. Treatment success in three Andean bears (Tremarctos ornatus) with alopecia syndrome using oclacitinib maleate (Apoquel®). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(3), 818-828.

Flacke, G.L., Schwarzenberger, F., Penfold, L. M., Walker, S. L., Martin, G.B., Millar, R.P., Paris, M.C.J. 2017. Characterizing the reproductive biology of the female pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) through non-invasive endocrine monitoring. Theriogenology, 102, 126-138.

Fu, Y., Dai, B., Wen, L., Chen, B., Dowell, S. 2017. Unusual incubation behavior and embryonic tolerance of hypothermia in the Sichuan Partridge (Arborophila rufipectus). Journal of Ornithology, 158(3), 707-715.

Jensen, E., Moss, A. & Gusset, M. 2017. Quantifying long-term impact of zoo and aquarium visits on biodiversity-related learning outcomes. Zoo Biology, 36(4), 294-297.

Jones, K. A. B.,  Nicoll, M. A.C., Raisin, C., Dawson, D.A., Hipperson, H., Horsburgh, G.J., Groombridge, J.J., Ismar, S.M.H., Sweet, P., Jones, C.G., Tatayah, V., Ruhomaun, K., Norris, K. 2017. Widespread gene flow between oceans in a pelagic seabird species complex. Molecular Ecology, 26(20), 5716-5728.

Lea, J. M., Walker, S. L., Kerley, G. I., Jackson, J., Matevich, S. C. & Shultz, S. 2017. Noninvasive physiological markers demonstrate link between habitat quality, adult sex ratio and poor population growth rate in a vulnerable species, the Cape mountain zebra. Functional Ecology.

Lopez, J., Dukes-McEwan, J., Drake, G., Chantrey, J. 2017. Preliminary characterization of dilated cardiomyopathy in a captive population of banded mongooses (Mungos mungo). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(3), 829-841.

Lopez, J., Haycock, J., Mackenzie, A., Dasterdji, A.2017. Assessment of a lancet-and-swab blood sampling technique for surveillance of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus infection. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(3), 659-667.

Lopez, J., Waters, M., Routh, A., Rakotonanahary, T. F., Woolaver, L., Thomasson, A., Holmes, E. & Steinmetz, H. W. 2017. Hematology and plasma chemistry of the ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphor) in a captive breeding program. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(1), 102-115.

Maclachlan, N., Hunt, G., Frost, M., Miller, J., Purcell-Jones, G., Sullivan, P., Barbon, A., Routh, A., Lopez, J. & Price, E. C. 2017. Successful treatment of infertility in a female Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelli). Zoo Biology, 36, 132-135.

Monné Rodríguez, J.M., Chantrey, J., Unwin, S., Verin, R. 2017. Cardiac Truncus Arteriosis In An Eastern Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis michaeli). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 157, 276-279.

Moss, A., Jensen, E. & Gusset, M. 2017. Probing the Link between Biodiversity-related Knowledge and Self-reported Pro-conservation Behaviour in a Global Survey of Zoo Visitors. Conservation Letters, 10(1), 33-40.

Moss, A., Jensen, E. & Gusset, M. 2017. Impact of a global biodiversity education campaign on zoo and aquarium visitors. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 15(5), 243-247.

Moss, A., Littlehales, C., Moon, A., Smith, C. & Sainsbury, C. 2017. Measuring the impact of an in-school zoo education programme. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 5, 33-37.

Passos, L.F., Garcia, G., Young, R.J. (2017). Neglecting the call of the wild: Captive frogs like the sound of their own voice. PLOS ONE, 12(7).

Passos, L.F., Garcia, G., Young, R.J. (2017). The tonic immobility test: Do wild and captive golden mantella frogs (Mantella aurantiaca) have the same response? PLOS ONE, 12(7).

Pooley, S., Barua, M., Beinart, W., Dickman, A., Holmes, G., Lorimer, J., Loveridge, A.J., Macdonald, D.W., Marvin, G., Redpath, S., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Zimmermann, A., Milner-Gulland, E.J. 2017. An interdisciplinary review of current and future approaches to improving human–predator relations. Conservation Biology, 31(3), 513-523.                                       

Rademaker, M., Rode-Margono, E. J. & Weterings, M. J. A. 2017. Estimation of species area abundance from point abundance data, using effective detection areas from camera traps. Journal of Biodiversity & Endangered Species, 5(4), 200.

Rodríguez, J. M. M., Chantrey, J., Unwin, S., Verin, R. 2017. Cardiac Truncus Arteriosus in an Eastern Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis michaeli). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 157(4), 276-279.

Sauer, C., Clauss, M., Bertelsen, M.F., Weisbjerg, M.R., Lund, P. 2017. Rumen content stratification in the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 203, 69-76.

Strike, T.B., Bielby, J., Feltrer, Y., Alibhai, H.I.K., Rendle, M., Neilson, D.M. 2017. Comparison of Isoflurane and Sevoflurane for short-term anesthesia in meerkats (Suricatta suricatta) – Are there benefits that outweigh costs? Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(2), 371-379.

Sukumal, N., Dowell, S., & Savini, T. (2017). Micro-habitat selection and population recovery of the Endangered Green Peafowl Pavo muticus in western Thailand: Implications for conservation guidance. Bird Conservation International, 27(3), 414-430.

Turbé, A., Strubbe, D., Mori, E., Carrete, M., Chiron, F., Clergeau, P., González‐Moreno, P., Le Louarn, M., Luna, A., Menchetti, M., Nentwig, W., Parau, L. G., Postigo, J., Rabitsch, W., Senar, J. S., Tollington, S., Vanderhoeven, S., Weiserbs, A., Schwartz, A. 2017. Assessing the assessments: evaluation of four impact assessment protocols for invasive alien species. Diversity and Distributions, 23(3), 297-307.

Turner, H., Griffiths, A. R., Garcia, G., Outerbridge, E. M. 2017. Plestiodon longirostris (bermuda skink) Tail bifurcation. Herpetological Review, 48(1).

Turvey S., T., Crees, J., J., Li, Z., Bielby, J., Yuan, J. 2017. Long-term archives reveal shifting extinction selectivity in China’s postglacial mammal fauna. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284 (1867).

Yarnell, K. & Walker, S. L. 2017. Environmental conditions impact upon faecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations; a case study in Grevy’s Zebra (Equus grevyi). Journal of African Wildlife Research, 47(2):138-143.

Yarnell, K. & Walker, S. L. 2017. Glucocorticoid assessment in the domestic horse: the impacts of time and climatic variables on sample integrity. Equine Veterinary Journal, Early Views.

Reports and non peer-reviewed publications

Bazley, S., Garcia, G. 2017. The main attraction (a creative approach to making tarantulas and leeches more attractive to visitors). ZooQuaria, 33.

Biddle, R.  2017. Studbook Annual Report - Blue-throated macaw, Ara glaucogularis. EAZA Website TAG Space.

Biddle, R. 2017. Studbook Annual Report - Jaguar, Panthera onca. EAZA Website TAG Space.

Biddle, R. & Pilgrim, M. 2017. Studbook Annual Report - Ecuadorian Amazon, Amazona lilacina. EAZA Website TAG Space. 

Biddle, R. & Pilgrim, M. 2017. Studbook Annual Report - Black rhino, Diceros bicornis michaeli. EAZA Website TAG Space.

Buckley, N., Smith, C. & Moss, A. 2017. Volunteering impacts. Chester Zoo Act for Wildlife publication.

Fitzmaurice, A. 2017. Living with Tigers. Mammal News / The Mammal Society, 179, 14-15.

Rode-Margono, E.J.     2017. Saving the banteng - Action Indonesia makes a plea for more members to join the Banteng EEP. ZooQuaria, 19.

Rode-Margono, E.J., Rademaker, M., Semiadi, G., Bulk, S. 2017. Javan Warty Pig Sus verrucosus (Boie, 1832) and Bawean Warty Pig Sus blouchi (Groves abd Grubb, 2011) Mario Meletti & Erik Meijaard (eds.), Ecology, Conservation and Management of Wild Pigs and Peccaries. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 193-201.

Rode-Margono, E.J., Rademaker, M. 2017. Populationsgröße, Verhalten und Arterhaltung des Bawean-Hirsches – Eine Studie des Projekts BEKI (Bawean Endemics Conservation Initiative). ZGAP Mitteilungen, 28-30.

Rode-Margono, E.J., Treanor, A., Rowlands, T. 2017. Teaching pigs to fly: Integrative conservation breeding of babirusa – an example by Chester Zoo. Suiform Soundings, 16(1), 19-28.


2016

Baines, F., Chattell, J., Dale, J., Garrick, D., Gill, I., Goetz, M., Skelton, T., & Swatman, M. (2016). How much UV-B does my reptile need? The UV-Tool, a guide to the selection of UV lighting for reptiles and amphibians in captivity. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 4(1), 42. Available here    

Esson, M., & Moss, A. (2016). The challenges of evaluating conservation education across cultures. International Zoo Yearbook, Early View. Available here 

Hudson, M. A., Young, R. P., Lopez, J., Martin, L., Fenton, C., McCrea, R., Griffiths, R. A., Adams, S., Gray, G., & Garcia, G. (2016). In-situ itraconazole treatment improves survival rate during an amphibian chytridiomycosis epidemic. Biological Conservation, 195, 37-45. Available here   

Moss, A. (2016). Can conservation education learn anything from 'Big Data'? International Zoo Yearbook, Early View. Available here 

Moss, A., Jensen, E., & Gusset, M. (2016). Probing the Link between Biodiversity-Related Knowledge and Self-Reported Proconservation Behavior in a Global Survey of Zoo Visitors. Conservation Letters, Early View. Available here 

Rademaker, R., Meijaard, E., Semiadi, G., Blokland, S., Neilson, E. W., & Rode-Margono, E. J. (2016). First Ecological Study of the Bawean Warty Pig (Sus blouchi), One of the Rarest Pigs on Earth. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0151732. Available here 

Yarnell, K., Purcell, R. S., & Walker, S. L. (2016). Fecal Glucocorticoid Analysis: Non-invasive Adrenal Monitoring in Equids. Journal of Vizualised Experiments, 110(e53479). Available here


2015

Chatterton, J., Unwin, S., Rehman, I., & Bridson-Walton, J. M. 2015. Successful surgical treatment of obstructive liver disease caused by a biliary calculus in a captive chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 46(4), 925-928. Available here

Cunningham, E. P., Unwin, S., & Setchell, J. M. 2015. Darting Primates in the Field: A Review of Reporting Trends and a Survey of Practices and Their Effect on the Primates Involved. International Journal of Primatology, 1-22. Available here

Esson, M., & Moss, A. 2015. Hope taking root at Chester Zoo. Journal of the International Zoo Educators Association, 51, 33-37. Available here

Harris, E. W., Combe, F. J., & Bird., S. 2015. Using integrated population modelling in conservation monitoring: a case study in the common dormouse (Muscardinus avellanaruis). Folia Zoologica, 64(4), 330-336.

Molenaar, F. M., La Rocca, S. A., Khatri, M., Lopez, J., Steinbach, F., & Dastjerdi, A. 2015. Exposure of Asian Elephants and Other Exotic Ungulates to Schmallenberg Virus. PloS one, 10(8). Available here

Sanderson, J. L., Nichols, H. J., Marshall, H. H., Vitikainen, E. I. K., Thompson, F. J., Walker, S. L., Cant, M. A., & Young, A. J. 2015. Elevated glucocorticoid concentrations during gestation predict reduced reproductive success in subordinate female banded mongooses. Biology Letters, 11(10). Available here

Durant, S. M., Becker, M. S., Bashir, S., Creel, S., Dickman, A. J., Beudels-Jamar, R. C., Lichtenfeld, L., Hilborn, R., Wall, J., Wittemyer, G., Badamjav, L., Blake, S., Boitani, L., Breitenmoser, C., Broekhuis, F., Christianson, D., Cozzi, G., Davenport, T. R. B., Deutsch, J., Devillers, P., Dollar, L., Dolrenry, S., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Droge, E., Fitzherbert, E., Foley, C., Hazzah, L., Hopcraft, J. G. C., Ikanda, D., Jacobson, A., Joubert, D., Kelly, M. J., Milanzi, J., Mitchell, N., M'Soka, J., Msuha, M., Mweetwa, T., Nyahongo, J., Rosenblatt, E., Schuette, P., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Sinclair, A. R. E., Stanley-Price, M. R., Zimmerman, A., & Pettorelli, N. 2015. Developing fencing policies for dryland ecosystems. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52(3), 544-551. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12415. Available here.

Edwards, K. L., Walker, S. L., Dunham, A. E., Pilgrim, M., Okita-Ouma, B., & Shultz, S. 2015. Low birth rates and reproductive skew limit the viability of Europe’s captive eastern black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis michaeli. Biodiversity and Conservation, 1-22. Available here.

Jaffe, J. E., Flach, E. J., Feltrer, Y., Rivers, S., Lopez, J., & Cunningham, A. A. 2015. Intestinal adenocarcinoma in a Montserrat Mountain chicken (Leptodactylus fallax). Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 3(1), 21-24. Available here.

Micheletti, T., Brown, J. L., Walker, S. L., Cubas, Z. S., Furtado, P. V., Putman, S. B., Moraes, W., Oliveira, M. J., Oliveira, C. A., & Moreira, N. 2015. The use of altrenogest to avoid hyperestrogenism after eCG/hCG ovulation induction in southern tigrina (Leopardus guttulus). Theriogenology, In Press. Available here.

Moss, A., Jensen, E., & Gusset, M. 2015. Evaluating the Contribution of Zoos and Aquariums to Aichi Biodiversity Target 1. Conservation Biology, 29(2), 537-544. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12383. Available here.

Tapley, B., Rendle, M., Rood, D., Baines, F.M., Goetz, M., Routh, A., Bradfield, K. B., Lopez, J. and Garcia, G. 2015. Meeting ultraviolet B radiation requirements of amphibians in captivity: A case study with mountain chicken frogs (Leptodactylus fallax) and general recommendations for pre-release health screening. Zoo Biology 34 (1): 46-52. Available here.

Turnock, S., & Moss, A. 2015. Quality vs. quantity: assessing the visibility of the jaguars housed at Chester Zoo, UK. Zoo Biology, 34(2), 189-192. Available here.

Yarnell, K., Hall, C., Royle, C., & Walker, S. L. 2015. Domesticated horses differ in their behavioural and physiological responses to isolated and group housing. Physiology & Behavior, 143, 51-57. Available here.

 

2014

Antwis, R. E., Garcia, G., Fidgett, A. L., & Preziosi, R. F. 2014. Tagging frogs with passive integrated transponders causes disruption of the cutaneous bacterial community and proliferation of opportunistic fungi. Applied and Environmental  Microbiology, 80(15), 4779-4784. Available here.

Antwis, R. E., Haworth, R. L., Engelmoer, D. J., Ogilvy, V., Fidgett, A. L., & Preziosi, R. F. 2014. Ex situ diet influences the bacterial community associated with the skin of red-eyed tree frogs (Agalychnis callidryas). PLoS One, 9(1), e85563. Available here.

Antwis, R. E., Preziosi, R. F., & Fidgett, A. L. 2014. The effect of different UV and calcium provisioning on health and fitness traits of red-eyed tree frogs (Agalychnis callidrays). Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2(3), 69-76. Available here.

Antwis, R. E., Purcell, R. S., Walker, S. L., Fidgett, A. L., & Preziosi, R. F. 2014. Effects of visible implanted elastomer marking on physiological traits of frogs. Conservation Physiology, 2(1). Available here.

Contreras MacBeath, T., Rodriguez, M. B., Sorani, V., Goldspink, C., & McGregor-Reid, G. 2014. Richness and endemism of the freshwater fishes of Mexico. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 6(2), 5421-5433. Available here.

Dove, V., French, N., Grillo, T., Holyoake, C., Jakob-Hoff, R., Kock, R., Langstaff, I., Lees, C., MacDiarmid, S., McInnes, K., Miller, P., Murray, N., Reiss, A., Rideout, B., Siah, S., Skerratt, L., Tompkins, D., Travis, D., Unwin, S., van Andel, M., Vitali, S., & Warren, K. 2014. Manual of Procedures for Wildlife Disease Risk Analysis (pp. 160). Paris. In association with IUCN and SSC. Available here.

Edwards, K. L., McArthur, H. M., Liddicoat, T., & Walker, S. L. 2014. A practical field extraction method for non-invasive monitoring of hormone activity in the black rhinoceros. Conservation Physiology, 2, 1-8. Available here.

Edwards, K. L., Shultz, S., Pilgrim, M., & Walker, S. L. 2014. Irregular ovarian activity, body condition and behavioural differences are associated with reproductive success in female eastern black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis michaeli). General and Comparative Endocrinology. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2014.07.026. Available here.

Esson, M., & Moss, A. 2014. Zoos as a context for reinforcing environmentally responsible behaviour: the dual challenges that zoo educators have set themselves. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2(1), 8-13. Available here.

Fidgett, A. L., & Gardner, L. 2014. Advancing avian nutrition through best feeding practice. [10.1111/izy.12057]. International Zoo Yearbook, 48, 116-127. Available here.

Guarino, F. M., Garcia, G., & Andreone, F. 2014. Huge but moderately long-lived: age structure in the mountain chicken, Leptodactylus fallax , from Montserrat, West Indies. Herpetological Journal, 24 (July 2014), 167-173. Available here.

Gusset, M., Moss, A., & Jensen, E. 2014. Biodiversity understanding and knowledge of actions to help protect biodiversity in zoo and aquarium visitors. WAZA Magazine, 15, 14-17. Available here.

Jakob-Hoff, R., MacDiarmid, S., Lees, C., Miller, P., Travis, D., Kock, R., Dove, V., French, N., Grillo, T., Holyoake, C., Langstaff, I., McInnes, K., Murray, N., Reiss, A., Rideout, B., Siah, S., Skerratt, L., Tompkins, D., Unwin, S., Van Andel, M., Vitali, S., & Warren, K. 2014. Manual of Procedures for Wildlife Disease Risk Analysis Published in association with the International Union for Conservation of Nature and the Species Survival Commission. Paris: World Organisation for Animal Health. Available here.

Malbon, A. J., Ricci, E., Unwin, S., & Chantrey, J. 2014. Cerebellar abiotrophy in two related lion-tailed macaques (Macaca silenus). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 150(1), 93. Available here.

Moss, A., Jensen, E., & Gusset, M. 2014. Evaluating the contribution of zoos and aquariums to Aichi biodiversity target 1. Conservation Biology, doi: 10.11111/cobi.12383 Available here.

Moss, A., Jensen, E., & Gusset, M. 2014. A Global Evaluation of Biodiversity Literacy in Zoo and Aquarium Visitors. WAZA Executive Office: WAZA Executive Office. Available here.

Moss, A., Jensen, E., & Gusset, M. 2014. Zoo visits boost biodiversity literacy. Nature, 508(186), 10 April 14. Available here.

Owen, A., Wilkinson, R., & Sozer, R. 2014. In situ  conservation breeding and the role of zoological institutions and private breeders in the recovery of highly endangered Indonesian  passerine birds. International Zoo Yearbook, 48, 199-211. Available here.

Sanderson, J., Young, A., Hodge, S., Kyabulima, S., Walker, S. L., & Cant, M. 2014. Hormonal mediation of a carry-over effect in a wild cooperative mammal. Functional Ecology, 28(6), 1377-1386. Available here.

Shave, R., Oxborough, D., Somauroo, J., Feltrer, Y., Strike, T., Routh, A., Chapman, S., Redrobe, S., Thompson, L., Unwin, S., Sayers, G., Murphy, H., Rapoport, G., & Stohr, E. 2014. Echocardiographic assessment of cardiac structure and funding in great apes: a practical guide. International Zoo Yearbook, 48(1), 218-233. Available here.

Tapley, B., Rendle, M., Baines, F. M., Goetz, M., Bradfield, K. S., Rood, D., Lopez, J., Garcia, G., & Routh, A. 2014. Meeting ultraviolet B radiation requirements of amphibians in captivity: a case study with mountain chicken frogs (Leptodactylus fallax) and general recommendations for pre-release health screening. Zoo Biology, 34(1), 46-52. Available here.

 

2013

Bishop, J. and Hill, S.P., 2013. Projects involving behavioural observations of animals. Chapter 5 Pp. 63-72. In: Handbook of Zoo Research, Guidelines for Conducting Research in Zoos. Bishop, J., Hosey, G. & Plowman, A. (Eds.) 2013. BIAZA, London. Available here.

Creel, S., Becker, M.S., Durant, S.M., M'Soka, J., Matandiko, W., Dickman, A.J., Christianson, D., Dröge, E., Mweetwa, T., Rosenblatt, E., Schuette, P., Woodroffe, R., Bashir, S., Beudels-Jamar, R.C., Blake, S., Borner, M., Breitenmoser, C., Broekhuis, F., Cozzi, G., Davenport, T.R.B., Deutsch, J., Dollar, L., Dolrenry, S., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Fitzherbert, E., Foley, C., Hazzah, L., Henschel, P., Hilborn, R., Hopcraft, J.G.C., Ikanda, D., Jacobson, A., Joubert, B., Joubert, D., Kelly, M.S., Lichtenfeld, L., Mace, G.M., Milanzi, J., Mitchell, N., Msuha, M., Muir, R., Nyahongo, J., Pimm, S., Purchase, G., Schenck, C., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Sinclair, A.R.E., Songorwa, A.N., Stanley-Price, M., Tehou, C.A.C., Trout, J., Wall, J., Wittemyer, G. and Zimmermann, A., 2013. Conserving large populations of lions – the argument for fences has holes. Ecology Letters 16(11): 1413-e3. Available here.

Edge, T., Edwards, K.L., McArthur, H.M., Liddicoat, T. and Walker, S.L., 2013. A practical field extraction method for non-invasive monitoring of hormone activity in animals. Chromatography Today August/September 2013: 4-5. Available here.

Edwards, K.L., Walker, S.L., Bodenham, R.F., Wiper, S., Ritchie, H. and Shultz, S., 2013. Associations between agonistic social behaviour and adrenal acitivity in Barbary macaques: consequences of study design. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 186: 72-79. Available here.

Esson, M. and Moss, A., 2013. The Risk of Delivering Disturbing Messages to Zoo Family Audiences. The Journal of Environmental Education 44 (2): 79-96. Available here.

Farmer, H. Fidgett, A.L. Pullen, P.K, Brunger, D., Warren, A., Collins, C., Elliot, J., Beeston, D. and Z. Showell. 2013. Ch. 7 Introduction to Research Using Zoo Records. Pp80-94. In: Handbook of Zoo Research, Guidelines for Conducting Research in Zoos. Bishop, J., Hosey, G. & Plowman, A. (Eds.) (2013): BIAZA, London. Available here.

Fidgett, A.L. and A. Plowman. 2013. Nutrition and Diet Evaluation. Chapter 12 Pp 154-175. In: Handbook of Zoo Research, Guidelines for Conducting Research in Zoos. Bishop, J., Hosey, G. & Plowman, A. (Eds.) 2013. BIAZA, London. Available here.

Hill, S.P. 2013. A Keeper’s Guide to Evaluating Environmental Enrichment Efforts. Chapter 6 Pp. 73-79. In: Handbook of Zoo Research, Guidelines for Conducting Research in Zoos. Bishop, J., Hosey, G. & Plowman, A. (Eds.) 2013. BIAZA, London. Available here.

Hill, S.P. 2013. Monitoring Adrenal Response in Zoo Animals as an Indicator of Welfare. Chapter 8 Pp. 95-107. In: Handbook of Zoo Research, Guidelines for Conducting Research in Zoos. Bishop, J., Hosey, G. & Plowman, A. (Eds.) 2013. BIAZA, London. Available here.

Jamriŝka, J., Lavilla, L.A., Thomasson, A., Barbon, A.R. and Lopéz, J.F., 2013. Treatment of atoxoplasmosis in the Blue-crowned laughing thrush (Dryonastes courtoisi). Avian pathology 42(6): 569-571. Available here.

Maslak, R., Sergiel, A. and Hill, S.P., 2013. Some aspects of locomotory stereotypies in spectacled bears (Tremarctos ornatus) and changes in behavior after relocation and dental treatment. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research  8(5): 335-341. Available here.

McGregor-Reid, G., 2013. Introduction to Freshwater Fishes and Their Conservation. International Zoo Yearbook 47(1): 1-5. Available here.

McGregor-Reid, G., Contreras MacBeath, T. and Csatádi, K., 2013. Global challenges in freshwater-fish conservation related to public aquariums and the aquarium industry. International Zoo Yearbook 47(1): 6-45. Available here.

Morris, M.J., Kaneka, K., Uppal, S.K., Walker, S.L., Jones, D.N., Routly, J.E., Smith, R.F. and Dobson, H., 2013. Effects of high somatic cell counts in milk on reproductive hormones and oestrus behaviour in dairy cows with special reference to those with concurrent lameness. Animal Reproduction Science 141: 20-25. Available here.

Moss, A. and Esson, M., 2013. The educational claims of zoos: Where do we go from here? Zoo Biology, 32 (1): 13-18. Available here.

Shave, R. Oxborough, D., Somauroo, J. Feltrer, Y., Strike, T., Routh, A., Chapman, S., Redrobe, S., Thompson, L., Unwin, S., Sayers, G., Murphy, H., Rapoport, G. and Stohr, E., 2014. Echocardiographic assessment of cardiac structure and function in great apes: a practical guide. International Zoo Yearbook 48 (1): 218-233. Available here.

Unwin, S., Chantrey, J., Aldhoun, J., Chatterton.J. and Littlewood, T., 2013. Renal trematode infection due to Paratanaisia bragai in zoo housed Columbiformes and a red bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea rubra). International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 2: 32-41. Available here.

Unwin, S., Chatterton, J. and Chantrey, J., 2013. Management of severe respiratory tract disease caused by human respiratory syncytial virus and Streptococcus Pneumoniae in captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 44(1): 105-115. Available here.

Watson, R., Munro, C., Edwards, K.L., Norton, V., Brown, J.L., and Walker, S.L., 2013. Development of a versatile enzyme immunoassay for non-invasive assessment if glucocorticoid metabolites in a diversity of taxonomic species. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 186: 16-24. Available here.

Wilkie, G.S., Davison, A.J., Watson, M., Kerra, K., Sanderson, S., Bouts, T., Steinbach, F. and Dastjerdi, A., 2013. Complete genome sequences of elephant endotheliotropic herpesviruses 1A and 1B determined directly from fatal cases. Journal of Virology 87(12): 6700-6712. Available here.


2012

Boufana, B., Stidworthy, M.F., Bell, S., Chantrey, J., Masters, N., Unwin, S., Wood, R., Lawrence, R.P., Potter, A., Mcgarry, J., Redrobe, S., Killick, R., Foster, A.P., Mitchell, S., Sako, Y., Nakao, M., Ito, A., Wyatt, K., Lord, B. and Craig, P.S., 2012. Echinococcus and Taenia spp. from captive mammals in the United Kingdom. Veterinary Parasitology: 190 (1-2) 95-103. Available here

Hosey, G., Hill, S.P. and Lherbier, M.L., 2012. Can zoo records help answer behavioral research questions? The case of the left-handed lemurs (Lemur catta). Zoo Biology: 31 (2) 189-196. Available here  

Moss, A., and Esson, M., 2012.  The Educational Claims of Zoos: Where Do We Go from Here? Zoo Biology. [Early view online]. Available here

Ogilvy, V., Preziosi, R.F. and Fidgett, A.L., 2012. A brighter future for frogs? The influence of carotenoids on the health, development and reproductive success of the red-eye tree frog. Animal Conservation: 15 (45) 480-488. Available here

Tlusty, M.F., Rhyne, A.L., Kaufman, L., Hutchins, M., Reid, G.McG., Andrews, C., Boyle, P., Hemdal, J., McGilvray, F. and Dowd, S., 2012. Opportunities for public aquariums to increase the sustainability of the aquatic animal trade. Zoo Biology. [Early view online]. Available here

Unwin, S., Robinson, I., Schmidt, V., Colin, C., Ford, L. and Humle, T., 2012. Does Confirmed Pathogen Transfer between Sanctuary Workers and Great Apes Mean that Reintroduction Should not Occur? American Journal of Primatology. [Early view online].Available here

 

2011

Clark, F.E., Fitzpatrick, M., Hartley, A., King, A.J., Lee, T., Routh, A., Walker, S.L. and George, K., 2011. Relationship between behavior, adrenal activity, and environment in zoo-housed western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Zoo Biology 30: 1-16. Available here

Davies, T.E., Wilson, S., Hazarika, N., Chakrabarty, J., Das, D., Hodgson, D.J. and Zimmermann, A., 2011. Effectiveness of intervention methods against crop-raiding elephants. Conservation Letters 4 (5): 346-354. Available here

Mallari, N.A.D., Collar, N.J., Lee, D.C., McGowan, P.J.K., Wilkinson, R. and Marsden, S.J., 2011. Population densities of understorey birds across a habitat gradient in Palawan, Philippines: implications for conservation. Oryx 45 (2): 234-242. Available here

Ogilvy, V., Fidgett, A.L. and Preziosi, R.F., 2011. Differences in carotenoid accumulation among three feeder-cricket species: Implications for carotenoid delivery to captive insectivores. Zoo Biology 31 (4): 470-478. Available here

Steinmetz, H.W. and Zimmermann, N., 2011. Computed Tomography for the Diagnosis of Sinusitis and Air Sacculitis in orangutans. In M.E. Fowler and E. Miller (eds.), Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine: Current Therapy Vol. VII. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Saunders. Pp. 422-430. Available here

Steinmetz, H.W., Zingg, R., Ossent, P., Eulenberger, U., Clauss, M. Hatt, J.M., 2011. Comparison of traditional and free-roaming management in golden-headed tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysomelas). Animal Welfare 20: 205-210. Available here

Unwin S., Bailey W., and Ancrenaz M., 2011. Handling, anaesthesia, health evaluation and biological sampling. In Field and Laboratory Methods in Primatology 2nd Ed (Setchell JM and Curtis DJ Eds). Pp 147-168. Cambridge University Press. Available here

Vilar, M.J., Guis, H., Krzywinski, J., Sanderson, S. and Baylis, M., 2011. Culicoides vectors of bluetongue virus in Chester Zoo. Veterinary Record (Journal of the British Veterinary Association) 168 (9): 242. Available here

Weingrill, T., Willems, E.P., Zimmermann, N., Steinmetz, H.W. and Heistermann, M., 2011. Species-specific patterns in fecal glucocorticoid and androgen levels in zoo-living orangutans (Pongo spp.). General and Comparative Endocrinology 172: 446-457. Available here

Zerbe, P., Glaus, T., Clauss, M., Hatt, J.M., Steinmetz, H.W., 2011.Ultrasonographic evaluation of postprandial heart variation in juvenile Paraguay anacondas (Eunectes notaeus). American Journal of Veterinary Research 72: 1253-1258. Available here

Zimmermann, N., Pirovino, M., Zingg, R., Clauss, M., Kaup, F., Heistermann, M., Hatt, J. and Steinmetz, H., 2011. Upper respiratory tract disease in captive orangutans (Pongo sp.): prevalence in 20 European zoos and predisposing factors. Journal of Medical Primatology 40 (6): 365-375. Available here

 

2010

Brown, J.L., Kersey, D.C. and Walker, S.L., 2010. Assessment of luteinizing hormone and prolactin immunoactivity in Asian and African elephant urine using assays validated for serum. General and Comparative Endocrinology 169 (2): 138-143. Available here

Cavalcanti, S., Marchini, S., Zimmermann, A., Gese, E.M. and Macdonald, D.W., 2010. Jaguars, livestock and people in Brazil: Reality and perceptions behind the conflict. In D.W. Macdonald and A.J. Loveridge (eds.), Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Pp. 383-402.

Lankester, F., Kiyang, J.A., Bailey, W. and Unwin, S. 2010. Dientamoeba fragilis: initial evidence of pathogenicity in the western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 41(2): 350–352. Available here

Moss, A. and Esson, M., 2010. Visitor interest in zoo animals and the implications for collection planning and zoo education programmes. Zoo Biology 29 (6): 715-731. Available here  

Moss, A., Esson, M. and Bazley, S., 2010. Applied Research and Zoo Education: The Evolution and Evaluation of a Public Talks Program using Unobtrusive Video Recording of Visitor Behavior. Visitor Studies 13 (1): 23-40. Available here

Moss, A., Esson, M., and Francis, D., 2010. Evaluation of a 3rd generation zoo exhibit in relation to visitor behaviour and interpretation use. Journal of Interpretation Research 15 (2): 11-28. Available here

Reid, G. McG., 2010. Taxonomy and the survival of threatened animal species: A matter of life and death. In A. Polaszek (ed.), Systema Naturae 250 - The Linnaean Ark. Boca Raton, London and New York: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. Pp. 29-52.

Walker, S.L., Smith, R.F., Routly, J.E., Jones, D.N. and Dobson, H., 2010. The effect of a chronic stressor, lameness, on detailed sexual behaviour and hormonal profiles in milk and plasma of dairy cattle. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 45 (1): 109-117. Available here

Williams, J., Hetzel, U., Chatterton, J. and Chantrey, J., 2010. Pineocytoma in a Lowland Anoa (Bubalus depressicornis). Journal of Comparative Pathology. 144 (2-3): 227-230. Available here

Zimmermann, A., Baker, N., Inskip, C., Linnell, J.D.C., Marchini, S., Odden J., Rasmussen, G. and Treves, A., 2010. Contemporary views of human-carnivore conflicts on wild rangelands. In du Toit, J., R. Kock and J.C. Deutsch (eds.), Wild Rangelands: Conserving Wildlife While Maintaining Livestock in Semi-Arid Ecosystems. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Pp. 129-151.

Zimmermann, A., 2010. The role of zoos in contributing to in situ conservation. In D.G. Kleiman, K.V. Thompson and C. Kirk Baer (eds.), Wild Mammals in Captivity. 2nd Edition. Chicago: Chicago University Press. Pp. 281-287.

 

2009

Clauss, M., Fidgett, A.L., Janssens, G., Hatt, J-M., Hume, I., Hiusman, T., Hummel, J., Nijboer, J. and Plowman, A. (eds.), 2009. Zoo Animal Nutrition Volume IV. Fürth, Germany: Filander Verlag. Abstracts available here

Davis, N., Schaffner, C.M. and Wehnelt, S., 2009. Patterns of injury in zoo-housed spider monkeys: A problem with males? Applied Animal Behaviour Science 116 (2): 250-259. Available here

Fidgett, A.L. and Plowman, A., 2009. Zoo Research Guidelines: Nutrition and Diet Evaluation. London: BIAZA. Available here

Hill, S.P., 2009. Do gorillas regurgitate potentially injurious stomach acid during 'regurgitation and reingestion'? Animal Welfare 18 (2): 123-127. Available here

Hill, S.P. and Broom, D.M., 2009. Measuring Zoo Animal Welfare: Theory and Practice. Zoo Biology 28 (6): 531-544. Available here

Inskip, C. and Zimmermann, A., 2009. Human-Felid Conflict: A Review of Patterns & Priorities Worldwide. Oryx 43 (1): 18-34. Available here

Reid, G.McG., 2009. Carolus Linnaeus (1707–1778): his life, philosophy and science and its relationship to modern biology and medicine. Taxon 58 (1): 18-31. Available here

Unwin, S., Boardman, W., Colin, C., Bailey, J.W. and Mugisha, L., 2009. Pan African Sanctuary Alliance (PASA) Veterinary Healthcare Manual (2nd Edition). Portland, Oregon, USA: PASA.

 

2008

Bird, S., 2008. Deer (Order Artiodactyla). In Cheshire Mammal Group (ed.), The Mammals of Cheshire. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. Pp. 121-134.

Bird, S., 2008. Escapes and exotics. In Cheshire Mammal Group (ed.), The Mammals of Cheshire. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. Pp. 144-146.

Bird, S., 2008. Conservation action in Cheshire (section editor: The return of hazel dormice to Cheshire' p. 148-151; section author: 'Chester Zoo Harvest Mouse Project' p.152-154). In Cheshire Mammal Group (ed.), The Mammals of Cheshire. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. Pp. 147-154.

Csatádi, K., Leus, K. and Pereboom, J.J.M., 2008. A brief note on the effects of novel enrichment on an unwanted behaviour of captive bonobos. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 112 (1): 201-204. Available here

Dobson, H., Walker, S.L., Morris, M.J., Routly, J.E. and Smith R.F., 2008. Why is it getting more difficult to successfully artificially inseminate dairy cows? Animal 2 (8): 1104-1111. Available here

Fidgett, A.L., Pullen, P.K. and Brunger, D., 2008. Zoo Research Guidelines: Research Using Zoo Records. London: British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Available here

Moss, A., Francis, D. and Esson, M., 2008. The Relationship Between Viewing Area Size and Visitor Behavior in an Immersive Asian Elephant Exhibit. Visitor Studies 11 (1): 26-40. Available here

Pavajeau, L., Zippel, K.C., Gibson, R. and Johnson, K., 2008. Amphibian Ark and the 2008 Year of the Frog Campaign. International Zoo Yearbook 42: 24-29. Available here.

Reid, G.McG. and Zippel, K., 2008. Can zoos and aquariums ensure the survival of amphibians in the 21st century? International Zoo Yearbook 42: 1-6. Available here

Reid, G.McG. and Zippel, K. (Guest Editors), 2008. Amphibian Conservation. International Zoo Yearbook 42 (1): 171. Available here

Walker, S.L., Smith, R.F., Jones, D.N., Routly, J.E. and Dobson H., 2008. Chronic stress, hormone profiles and estrus intensity in dairy cattle. Hormones and Behavior 53 (3): 493-501. Available here

Walker, S.L., Smith, R.F., Routly, J.E., Jones, D.N., Morris, M.J. and Dobson, H., 2008. Lameness, Activity Time-Budgets, and Estrus Expression in Dairy Cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 91 (12): 4552-4559. Available here

 

2007

Beck, B., Walkup, K., Rodrigues, M., Unwin, S., Travis, D., Stoinski, T. and Williamson, E., 2007. Guidelines for Great Ape Re-introduction. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group. Available here

Csatádi, K., Bilkó, Á. and Altbäcker, V., 2007. Specificity of early handling: Are rabbit pups able to discriminate between people? Applied Animal Behaviour Science 107 (3-4): 322-327. Available here

Fidgett, A.L. and Dierenfeld, E.S., 2007. Minerals in Stork Nutrition. In M.E. Fowler and R.E. Miller (eds.), Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy, Volume 6. St. Louis, USA: Saunders Elsevier. Pp. 206-213.

Francis, D., Esson, M. and Moss, A., 2007. Following visitors and what it tells us: The use of visitor tracking to evaluate 'Spirit of the Jaguar' at Chester Zoo. Journal of the International Zoo Educators Association 43: 20-24. Available here

Reid, G.McG., 2007. Science in Zoos and Aquariums. Science in Parliament 64 (2): 6-7. Available here

Reid, G.McG., 2007. Will zoo and aquarium educators help ensure the survival of amphibians threatened by a global plague? Journal of the International Zoo Educators Association 43: 28-32. Available here

Zimmermann, A. and Wilkinson, R., 2007. The conservation mission in the wild: Zoos as conservation NGOs. In A. Zimmermann, M. Hatchwell, L. Dickie and C.D. West (eds.), Zoos in the 21st Century: Catalysts for Conservation? Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 303-321.

Zimmermann, A., Hatchwell, M., Dickie, L. and West, C.D. (eds.), 2007. Zoos in the 21st Century: Catalysts for Conservation? Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

 

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