Zoos Victoria staff and partners have contributed to the below research papers.

2018

Book Chapters

Bower H, Carlile N, Cleave R, Haselden C, Hiscox D, O’Neill L (2018) The path to recovery for the ‘extinct’ Lord Howe Island phasmid. Chapter 20. in: Garnett S, Latch P, Lindenmayer D, Woinarski J (eds) Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A book of Hope. CSIRO Publishing.

Harley D, Mawson PR, Olds L, McFadden M, Hogg C (2018) The contribution of captive-breeding in zoos to the conservation of Australia's threatened fauna. Chapter 24. in: Garnett S, Latch P, Lindenmayer D, Woinarski J (eds) Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A book of Hope. CSIRO Publishing.

Harley D, Menkhorst P, Quin B, Anderson R, Tardif S, Cartwright K, Murray N, Kelly M (2018) Twenty-five years of helmeted honeyeater conservation: a government-community partnership poised for recovery success. Chapter 29. in: Garnett S, Latch P, Lindenmayer D, Woinarski J (eds) Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A book of Hope. CSIRO Publishing.

Hemsworth PH, Sherwen SL, Coleman G (2018) Chapter 15: Human contact. In: Appleby, M.C., Hughes, B.O., et al Animal welfare (3rd edition). CAB International Publishing, Wallington, UK

Hill R, Coetsee A, Sutherland D (2018) Recovery of the mainland subspecies of eastern barred bandicoot. Chapter 26. in: Garnett S, Latch P, Lindenmayer D, Woinarski J (eds) Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A book of Hope. CSIRO Publishing.

Magrath MLJ and Cleave R (2018) Lord Howe Island Phasmid. In: Back from the Brink. Mittermeier RA, Rylands AB, Langhammer PF, Mittermeier JC, Parr MJ, Konstand W, Mast RB (Ed). Cemex.

Maple T & Sherwen SL (2019) Chapter 23. Does Research have a place in the Zoological Garden? In: Scientific Foundations of Zoos and Aquariums. Kaufman, Bashaw and Maple (eds). CAB International, UK

McFadden MS, Gilbert D, Bradfield K, Evans M, Marantelli G, Byrne P (2018) The role of ex situ amphibian conservation in Australia. In: Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians; Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Island. Heatwole H and Rowley J (eds). CSIRO Publishing.

Reid, A & Liu, B (2018) 'Science education in informal settings', in Fitzgerald, A. & Corrigan, D. (eds.) Science Education for Australian Students. Teaching Science from Foundation to Year 12, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin, pp. 262-301

Ward SJ & Sherwen S (2018) Chapter 5. Zoo Animals. Perspectives on Human-Animal-Relationships. Oxford University Press.

Journal articles

Amery-Gale J, Hartley CA, Vaz K, et al. (2018) Avian viral surveillance in Victoria, Australia, and detection of two novel avian herpesviruses. PLOS ONE 13: e0194457

Bayley C, Cheng C, Lynch M (2018) Pathological and microbiological study of mortality in a captive breeding colony of the endangered Lowe Howe Island Stick Insect. Veterinary Pathology 55: 719-730.

Beausoleil N, Mellor D, Baker L, Baker S, Bellio M, Clarke A, Dale A, Garlick S, Jones B, Harvey A, Pitcher B, Sherwen S, Stockin K, Zito S (2018). ‘Feelings and Fitness’ not ‘Feelings or Fitness’ – the raison d’être of Conservation Welfare which aligns conservation and animal welfare objectives. Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

Burns PA, Parrott ML, Rowe KC, et al. (2018) Identification of threatened rodent species using infrared and white-flash camera traps Australian Mammalogy 40: 188-197.

Golkarnarenji G, Kouzani AZ, Semianiw NI, Goodall D, Gilbert D, Driscoll D (2018) Automatic detection of moving Baw Baw frogs in camera trap videos. Proceeding of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation.

Gray J (2018) Challenges of compassionate conservation. Journal of applied animal welfare science. SI Supplement: 1 34-42.

Guay P-J, van Dongen WFD, McLeod EM, Whisson DA, Vu HQ, Wang H, & Weston MA (2018) Does zonation and accessibility of wetlands influence human presence and mediate wildlife disturbance?, Journal of Environmental Planning Management, DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2018.1495066

Hanamseth R, Baker G, Sherwen S, et al. (2018) Assessing the importance of net colour as a seabird bycatch mitigation measure in gillnet fishing. Aquatic conservation marine and freshwater ecosystems 28: 175-181.

Hartnett CM, Parrott ML, Mulder RA, Coulson GC, Magrath MJL (2018) Opportunity for female mate choice improves reproductive outcomes in the conservation breeding program of the eastersn barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii). Applied Animals Behaviour Science 199: 67-74.

Learmonth ML, Sherwen SL, Hemsworth PHH (2018) The effects of zoo visitors on Quokka (Setonix brachyurus) avoidance behavior in a walk-through exhibit. Zoo Biology 37: 223-228 

Legione AR, Amery-Gale J, Lynch M, et al. (2018) Variation in the microbiome of the urogenital tract of chlamydia-free koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) with and without ‘wet bottom’. PLOS ONE 13: e0194881.

McComb LB, Lentini PE, Harley DKP, Lumsden LF, Antrobus JS, Eyre AC, Briscoe NJ (2018) Feral cat predation on Leadbeater’s possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri) and observations of arboreal hunting at nest boxes. Australian Mammalogy

McLeod EM, Sanders B, & Wilson L (2018) Blowing bubbles to save seabird; A zoo-based community conservation program. International Zoo Educators Association Journal, 54

Miller KA, Casas-Mulet R, Siobhan C et al. (2018) Deficiencies in our understanding of the hydro-ecology of several native Australian fish: a rapid evidence synthesis. Marine and Freshwater Research 69: 1208-1221.

Rendall AR, Coetsee AL, Sutherland DR (2018) Predicting suitable release sites for assisted colonisations: a case study of the eastern barred bandicoot. Endangered Species Research 36: 137-148.

Sherwen S, Hemsworth L, Beausoleil N, Embury A, Mellor D (2018). An animal welfare risk assessment process for zoos. Animals

Taylor S, Lynch M, Terkildsen M; et al. (2018) Utility of fur as a biomarker for persistent organic pollutants in Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus). Science of the Total Environment 610: 1310-1320.

Thomas JL, Parrott ML, Handasyde KA, Temple-Smith P (2018) Female control of reproductive behaviour in the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), with notes on female competition for mating. Behaviour 155: 27-53.

Thomas JL, Handasyde KA, Parrott ML, Temple-Smith P (2018) The platypus nest: burrow structure and nesting behaviour in captivity. Australian J of Zoology: https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO18007.

Thomas JL, Handasyde KS, Temple-Smith P, Parrott ML (2018) Seasonal changes in food selection and nutrition of captive platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) Australian Journal of Zoology https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO18004.

Vitali S, Eden P, Payne K, et al. (2017) Colonic Diverticulosis and diverticular haemorrhage in a geriatric female orangutan (Pongo abelii). 48: 1264-1266.

Volk HA, O'Reilly A, Bodley K, et al. (2018) Keratomycosis in captive red pandas (Ailurus fulgens). Open Veterinary Journal 8: 200-203.

Ward SJ, Sherwen S, Clark FE (2018). Advances in applied zoo animal welfare science. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science.

Woman wearing tshirt saying Research Assistant looking at giraffe

2017

Amery-Gale J et al. (2017). A high prevalence of beak and feather disease virus in non-psittacine Australian birds. Journal of Medical Microbiology 66: 1005-1013

Banks CB, Robertson P, Magrath MJL, Harley D. (2017). Searching for the Grassland Earless Dragon Tympanocryptis pinguicolla in western Victoria. The Victorian Naturalist 134(6): 187-198

Burns P et al. (2017). Identification of threatened rodent species using infrared and white-flash camera traps. Australian Mammalogy - https://doi.org/10.1071/AM17016

Fanson KV, Best EC, Bunce A, Fanson BG, Hogan LA, Keeley T, Narayan EJ, Palme R, Parrott ML, et al. (2017). One size does not fit all: Monitoring faecal glucocorticoid metabolites in marsupials. In Clinging to the edge of Gondwana: comparative endocrinology in a landscape of extremes, General and Comparative Endocrinology 244: 146-156

Gray J. (2017). Zoo Ethics: The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation. Cornell University Press.

Groenewegen R, Harley D, Hill R, Coulson G. (2017). Assisted colonisation trial of the eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii) to a fox-free island. Wildlife Research 44: 484–496

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Hanamseth R, Baker B, Sherwen S, Hindell M, Lea MI. (2017). Assessing the importance of net colour as a seabird bycatch mitigation measure in gillnet fishing. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2805

Hartnett CM, Parrott ML, Mulder RA, Coulson G, Magrath, MJL. (2017). Opportunity for female mate choice improves reproductive outcomes in the conservation breeding program of the eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii). Applied Animal Behaviour Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2017.10.008

Kwak ML et al.(2017). The first record of infection by a native tick on the Australian emu and a review of tick paralysis in Australian birds. Experimental and Applied Acarology 73: 103-107

Legione A et al. (2017). Koala retrovirus genotyping analysis reveal a low prevalence of KoRV-A in Victoria koalas and an association with clinical disease. Journal of Medical Microbiology 66: 236-244

Lynch M et al. (2017). Hereditary factor VII deficiency in the Asian elephant caused by F7 missense mutation. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 53: 248-257

McGrath S et al. (2017). Determining host plant preferences for the critically endangered Lord Howe Island stick insect (Dryococelus australis) to assist reintroduction. Journal of Insect Conservation DOI 10.1007/s10841-017-0002-3

Mellish S et al. (2017). An investigation of the impact of Melbourne Zoos’s “Seal-the-loop” donate call-to-action on visitor satisfaction and behaviour. Zoo Biology 36: 237-242

MikheyevAS, Zwick A, Magrath MJL, GrauML, Qiu L, Su YN, Yeates D. (2017) Museum Genomics Confirm that the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect Survived Extinction. Current Biology 27(20): 3157-3161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.058

Parrott ML, Coetsee AL, Hartnett CM, Magrath, MJL. (2017). New hope for the Eastern barred bandicoot Perameles gunnii after 27 years of recovery effort. International Zoo Yearbook 51(1): 154-164

Phalen DN et al. (2017). Prevalence of columbid herpesvirus infection in feral pigeons from New South Wales and Victoria, Australia, with spill-over into a wild powerful owl (Ninox struena). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 53: 543-551

Scheelings TF et al. (2017). Metastatic mineralisation caused by vitamin D intoxication in hand-raised short-beaked echidnas. Australian Veterinary Journal 95: 427-430

Skibins J et al. (2017). Exploring the influence of charismatic characteristics on flagship outcomes in zoo visitors. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 22: 157-171

Taylor S et al. (2017). Utility of fur as a biomarker for persistent organic pollutants in Australian fur seals. Environmental Sciences 610: 1310-1320

Webber S, Carter M, Sherwen S, Smith W, Joukhadar Z, Vetere F. (2017) Kinecting with Orangutans: Zoo Visitors’ Empathetic Responses to Animals’ Use of Interactive Technology. In Proceedings of the 19th international conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 6075-6088. Denver, USA

Leadbeater's Possum being held up to the camera

2016

Amininasab SM, Vedder O, Schut E, de Jong B, Magrath MJL, et al. (2016). Influence of fine-scale habitat structure on nest-site occupancy, laying date and clutch size in Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus. Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology 70: 37-44 DOI:10.1016/j.actao.2015.11.006

Coetsee A, Harley D, Lynch M, et al. (2016). Radio-transmitter attachment methods for monitoring the endangered eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii). Australian Mammalogy http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM15029

Dunstan E, Fairbrother B, Van Sluys M. (2016). Empowering citizens to effect change – a case study of zoo-based community conservation. Pacific Conservation Biology 22(2) 90-97 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PC15035

Harrisson KA, Pavlova A, da Silva AG, et al. (2016). Scope for genetic rescue of an endangered subspecies though re-establishing natural gene flow with another subspecies. Molecular Ecology 25(6): 1242-1258 DOI: 10.1111/mec.13547

Hill AG. (2016). Obesity and gastrointestinal impaction in giant burrowing cockroaches (Macropanesthia rhinoceros): a potential effect of the thrifty phenotype. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine 25(1): 30-33

Hocking DP, Fitzgerald EMG, Salverson M, Evans AR. (2016). Prey capture and processing behaviors vary with prey size and shape in Australian and subantarctic fur seals. Marine Mammal Science 32(2): 568-587 DOI: 10.1111/mms.12285

Mellish S, Pearson EL, Sanders B, Litchfield CA. (2016). Marine wildlife entanglement and the Seal the Loop initiative: a comparison of two free-choice learning approaches on visitor knowledge, attitudes and conservation behaviour. International Zoo Yearbook 50:1-26 DOI:10.1111/izy.12132

de Miliano J, Di Stefano J, Courtney P, et al. (2016). Soft-release versus hard-release for reintroduction of an endangered species: an experimental comparison using eastern barred bandicoots (Perameles gunnii). Wildlife Research 43(1): 1-12 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR14257

Squires B, Lowry R, Banks C. (2016). Utilizing Zoos Victoria's Connect-Understand-Act model to enable social and biological gains in northern Kenya. International Zoo Yearbook 50: 1-16 doi: 10.1111/izy.12128

Webber S, Carter M, Smith W, Vetere F. (2016). Interactive technology and human-animal encounters at the zoo. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2016.05.003

Two researchers wearing headlamps sitting on ground examining things at nighttime

2015

Bloomfield RC, Gillespie GR, Kerswell KJ, et al. (2015). Effect of partial covering of the visitor viewing area window on positioning and orientation of zoo orang-utans: A preference test. Zoo Biology 34(3): 223-229

Canessa S, Converse SJ, West M, et al. (2015). Planning for ex situ conservation in the face of uncertainty. Conservation Biology 30(3): 599-609 doi: 10.1111/cobi.12613

Fanson KV, Parrott ML. (2015). The value of eutherian-marsupial comparisons for understanding the function of glucocorticoids in female mammal reproduction. Hormones and Behaviour 76 (Special Issue: SI): 41-47

Gray JH. (2015). An Ethical Defense of Modern Zoos. PhD Thesis, University of Melbourne. https://minervaaccess.unimelb.edu.au/handle/11343/55288

Harley D. (2015). The use of call imitation to establish territory occupancy by Leadbeater's possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri). Australian Mammalogy 37(1): 116-119

Hocking DP, Salverson M, Evans AR. (2015). Foraging-Based Enrichment Promotes More Varied Behaviour in Captive Australian Fur Seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus). PLoS ONE 10(5): e0124615

Hogg CJ, Ivy JA, Srb C, et al. (2015). Influence of genetic provenance and birth origin on productivity of the Tasmanian devil insurance population. Conservation Genetics 16(6): 1465-1473

Hradsky BA, Loschiavo J, Hradsky M, Di Stefano J. (2015). Shrub expansion alters forest structure but has little impact on native mammal occurrence. Austral Ecology 40(5): 611-624 DOI: 10.1111/aec.12229

Jakob-Hoff R, Harley D, Magrath MJL, et al. (2015). Advances in the contribution of zoos to reintroduction programs. Advances in Reintroduction Biology of Australian and New Zealand Fauna. (Armstrong DP, Hayward MW, Moro D, et al. Eds.). CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South, Australia. Pages 201-215.

Li Y, Lancaster ML, Cooper SJB, et al. (2015). Population structure and gene flow in the endangered southern brown bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus obesulus) across a fragmented landscape. Conservation Genetics 16(2): 331-345

Malekian M, Cooper SJB, Saint KM, et al. (2015). Effects of landscape matrix on population connectivity of an arboreal mammal, Petaurus breviceps. Ecology and Evolution 5(18): 3939-3953

Parrott ML, Ward SJ, Temple-Smith PD, et al. (2015). Females Choose Mates Based on Genetic Relatedness in a Small Dasyurid Marsupial, the Agile Antechinus (Antechinus agilis). PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122381

Patterson JLS, Lynch M, Anderson, GA, et al. (2015). The Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Chlamydia Infection in Island and Mainland Populations of Victorian Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51(2): 309-317

Scheelings TF. (2015). Morbidity and Mortality of Reptiles Admitted to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre, Healesville Sanctuary, Australia, 2000-13. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51(3): 712-718

Scheelings TF, Devi JL, Woodward, AP, et al. (2015). Pharmacokinetics of enrofloxacin following oral and subcutaneous administration in the common ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus). Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 38(5): 482-487

Scheelings TF, Dobson EC. (2015). Retrospective analysis of causes of death in mountain pygmy-possums (Burramys parvus) at Healesville Sanctuary, Victoria, Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal 93(11): 424-429

Scheelings TF, Dobson EC, Hooper C, et al. (2015). Cutaneous and systemic mycoses from infection with Lecanicillium spp. in captive Guthega skinks (Liopholis guthega). Australian Veterinary Journal 93(7): 248-251

Scheelings TF, Frith SE. (2015). Anthropogenic Factors Are the Major Cause of Hospital Admission of a Threatened Species, the Grey-Headed Flying Fox (Pteropus poliocephalus), in Victoria, Australia. PLOS ONE 10 (7): Article Number: e0133638

Scheelings TF, Slocombe RF, Crameri S, et al. (2015). Encephalitozoon hellem Infection in a Captive Juvenile Freshwater Crocodile (Crocodylus johnstoni). Journal of Comparative Pathology 153(4): 352-356

Sherwen SL, Harvey TJ, Magrath MJL, et al. (2015). Effects of visual contact with zoo visitors on black-capped capuchin welfare. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 167: 65-73

Sherwen SL, Hemsworth PH, Butler KL et al. (2015). Impacts of visitor number on Kangaroos housed in free-range exhibits. Zoo Biology 34(4): 287-295

Sherwen SL, Magrath MJL, Butler KL, et al. (2015). Little penguins, Eudyptula minor, show increased avoidance, aggression and vigilance in response to zoo visitors. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 168: 71-76

Stalder K, Vaz PK, Gilkerson JR, et al. (2015). Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Herpes Virus Infection in Populations of Australian Marsupials. PLoS ONE 10(7): Article Number e0133807

Woinarski JCZ, Burbidge AH, Comer S, et al. (2015). Fire and biodiversity in Australia. (Stow A, Maclean, N, Holwell GI, Eds.) Austral Ark: The State of Wildlife in Australia and New Zealand. Cambridge University Press, Sydney, Australia. Pages: 537-559.

Two women looking at a computer screen displaying a blue object

2014

Banks C, Birkett J, Gilbert D. (2014). Developing Baw Baw Frog husbandry at Melbourne Zoo. AArk Newsletter 26: 11-12

Banks C, Dunstan E. (2014). Zoos Victoria influencing consumer palm oil purchasing behaviour. Oryx 48 (2): 171

Banks C, Traher R, Hobbs R. (2014). Captive management and breeding of the Stuttering Frog (Mixophyes balbus) at Melbourne Zoo. Herpetological Review 45 (1): 43-49

Bodley K, Schmitt TL. (2014). ‘Penguins’ in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition (West G, Heard D, Caulkett N, Eds.). Blackwell Publishing, Iowa, USA. Pages: 435-443.

Cleave R, Birkett J, Pearce K, Dowsett N, Anderson R, Silcocks S, van Weerd H. (2014) Connecting people with Invertebrates: Observations of the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect, Dryococelus australis. Thylacine 38(1): 2-4

Cox-Witton K, Reiss A, Woods R, et al. (2014). Emerging Infectious Diseases in Free-Ranging Wildlife - Australian Zoo Based Wildlife Hospitals Contribute to National Surveillance. PLoS ONE 9(5): Article Number e95127

Gillespie GR, Chang-Kum K, De Angelis DA, Jenner BD. (2014). Gone but not forgotten: The status of the Stuttering Frog Mixophyes balbus in Victoria. The Victorian Naturalist 131(3): 64–71.

Hocking DP, Salverson M, Fitzgerald, EMG, et al. (2014). Australian Fur Seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus) Use Raptorial Biting and Suction Feeding When Targeting Prey in Different Foraging Scenarios. PLoS ONE 9(11): e112521

Keith DA, Mahony M, Hines H, et al. (2014). Detecting Extinction Risk from Climate Change by IUCN Red List Criteria. Conservation Biology 28(3): 810-819

Li Y, Lancaster ML, Carthew SM, et al. (2014). Delineation of conservation units in an endangered marsupial, the southern brown bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus obesulus), in South Australia/western Victoria, Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 62(5): 345-359

Lowry R. (2014). Zoo-based Education and the Decade of Biodiversity. World Association of Zoos and Aquaria News 14(1-2): pages 195-208

Lynch M, Bodley K. (2014). ‘Phocid Seals’ in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition (West G, Heard D, Caulkett N, Eds.). Blackwell Publishing, Iowa, USA. Pages: 647-659

McLean AL, Cooper SJB, Lancaster ML, et al. (2014). Development of 16 microsatellite loci for the endangered sandhill dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila). Conservation Genetics Resources 6(2): 323-326

O'Brien CR, Handasyde KA, Hibble J, et al. (2014). Clinical, Microbiological and Pathological Findings of Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection in Three Australian Possum Species. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(1): Article Number e2666

O’Brien J. (2014). Fighting Extinction (Werribee Open Range Zoo). Australasian Leisure Management Magazine. Pages 36-39

Parnell, T, Narayan, EJ, Magrath, MJL, Roe, S et al. (2014). Evaluating physiological stress in Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris ssp sumatrae) managed in Australian zoos. Conservation Physiology 2(1). Article Number: cou038. DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cou038

Pearson EL, Lowry R, Dorrian J, et al. (2014). Evaluating the Conservation Impact of an Innovative Zoo-Based Educational Campaign: 'Don't Palm Us Off' for Orang-utan Conservation. Zoo Biology 33(3): 184-196

Pearson E, Mellish S, Sanders B, et al. (2014). Marine wildlife entanglement: Assessing knowledge, attitudes, and relevant behaviour in the Australian community. Marine Pollution Bulletin 89(1-2): 136-148

Portas T, Fletcher D, Spratt D, et al. (2014). Health Evaluation of free-ranging Eastern Bettongs (Bettongia gaimardi) during translocation for reintroduction in Australia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50(2): 210-223

Prins EF, van Weerd H. (2014). Studbook analysis on birth sex-bias, predictors for sex of the offspring and survival in three captive giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) populations. Giraffid: Newsletter of the IUCN Giraffe & Okapi Specialist Group 8(1): 27

Rafferty AR, Scheelings TF, Foley LJ, Johnstone CP, Reina RD. (2014). Reproductive investment compromises maternal health in three species of freshwater turtle. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 87: 411-419

Schut E, Vedder O, Komdeur J, Magrath MJL. (2014). Sperm depletion does not account for undeveloped eggs in Blue Tits, Cyanistes caeruleus. Ibis 156: 366-373

Scheelings TF. (2014). Coracoid fractures in wild birds: a comparison of surgical repair versus conservative treatment. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 28: 304-308.

Scheelings TF, Dobson EC, Hooper C. (2014). Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in two captive Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 45(2): 368-372

Sherwen SL, Magrath MJL, Butler KL, Phillips CJ, Hemsworth PH. (2014). A multi-enclosure study investigating the behavioural response of meerkats to zoo visitors. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 156: 70-77

Slade B, Parrott ML, Paproth A, et al. (2014). Assortative mating among animals of captive and wild origin following experimental conservation releases. Biology Letters 10(11): Article Number 20140656

Suarez L, Banks C. (2014). ZAP – building zookeeper outputs in the Philippines. WAZA News 1-2/14:4