Zoo Biology

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Executive Editor: Jason V. Watters

Impact Factor: 0.831

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 72/133 (Veterinary Sciences); 101/153 (Zoology)

Online ISSN: 1098-2361

Husbandry Reports

Zoo Biology's Husbandry Reports are collected below. This list will be updated as new reports are published.

Age, fertility and reproductive behavior in cuban crocodiles, Crocodylus rhombifer, at the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park
Lauren Augustine and Barbara Watkins
Zoo Biology, 2014, 34: 278–284 doi: 10.1002/zoo.21204

Reproductive and parental behavior in Taveta golden weavers (Ploceus castaneiceps)
Annie J. Valuska, Katherine A. Leighty, Chelle Plassé, Paul Schutz, Val Nichols, Christy Sky and Shawnlei Breeding
Zoo Biology, 2014, 34: 211–216 doi: 10.1002/zoo.21203

Capture, transport, and husbandry of elephant sharks (Callorhinchus milii) adults, eggs, and hatchlings for research and display
Catherine A. Boisvert, Camila Leite Martins, Alison Grace Edmunds, Julian Cocks and Peter Currie
Zoo Biology, 2014, 34: 94-98 doi: 10.1002/zoo.21183

The birth of an infant decreases group spacing in a zoo-housed lowland gorilla group (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
Laura M. Kurtycz, Marisa A. Shender and Stephen R. Ross
Zoo Biology, 2014, 33: 471-474 doi: 10.1002/zoo.21156

Enrichment options for African painted dogs (Lycaon pictus)
Tammy L. Cloutier and Jane M. Packard
Zoo Biology, 2014, 33: 475-480 doi: 10.1002/zoo.21155

Hand-rearing, growth, and development of common loon (Gavia immer) chicks
Kevin P. Kenow, Melissa S. Meier, Laurie E. McColl, Randy K. Hines, Jimmy Pichner, Laura Johnson, James E. Lyon, Kellie Kroc Scharold and Michael Meyer
Zoo Biology, 2014, 33: 360–371. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21130

The effect of changes in group composition on social dynamics in marabou storks (Leptoptilos crumeniferus)
Annie J. Valuska, Katherine A. Leighty, Gina M. Ferrie, Alison P. Grand, Juniper Ross, Paul Schutz and Tamara L. Bettinger
Zoo Biology, 2014, 33: 150–154. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21110

Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister) captive propagation to promote recovery of declining populations
Timothy J. Smyser and Robert K. Swihart
Zoo Biology, 2014, 33: 29–35. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21114

Carotenoid supplementation enhances reproductive success in captive strawberry poison frogs (Oophaga pumilio)
Matthew B. Dugas, Justin Yeager and Corinne L. Richards-Zawacki
Zoo Biology, 2013, 32: 655–658. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21102

A Case Study of Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus) Husbandry Practice Across 10 Zoological Collections
Paul E. Rose and Sarah M. Roffe
Zoo Biology, 2013, 32: 347–356. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21018

Attempted Integration of Multiple Species of Turaco into a Mixed-Species Aviary
Annie J. Valuska, Katherine A. Leighty, Gina M. Ferrie, Valerie D. Nichols, Cheryl L. Tybor, Chelle Plassé and Tamara L. Bettinger
Zoo Biology, 2013, 32: 216–221. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21047

Captive Husbandry and Socialization of the Red-Billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax)
Malcolm D. Burgess, David Woolcock, Ray B. Hales, Rebecca Waite and Alison J. Hales
Zoo Biology, 2012, 31: 725–735. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21031

A Case Study of Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus) Husbandry Practice Across 10 Zoological Collections: Tapir Husbandry Survey
Paul E. Rose and Sarah M. Roffe
Zoo Biology, 2013, 32: 347–356. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21018

Hand-Rearing and Sex Determination Tool for the Taveta Golden Weaver (Ploceus castaneiceps)
Shawnlei Breeding, Gina M. Ferrie, Paul Schutz, Katherine A. Leighty and Chelle Plassé
Zoo Biology, 2012, 31: 600–608. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21015

Some Analyses and Recommendations on Diet Formulation for Conservation Breeding of the Galapagos Rice Rat of Isla Santiago, Nesoryzomys swarthi
Dan Wharton, Robert Dowler and Jennifer Watts
Zoo Biology, 2012, 31: 498–505. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21006

Husbandry and growth rates of neonate epaulette sharks, Hemiscyllium ocellatum in captivity
Eric J. Payne
Zoo Biology, 2012, 31: 718–724. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20426

Reproduction of varanid lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Varanidae) at the Bronx Zoo
Robert W. Mendyk
Zoo Biology, 2012, 31: 374–389. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20389

Case study: training a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) to use a nebulizer to aid the treatment of airsacculitis
Claire Gresswell and Gidona Goodman
Zoo Biology, 2011, 30: 570–578. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20388

First captive breeding of the imperial parrot (Amazona imperialis)
Paul R. Reillo, Stephen Durand, and Minchinton Burton
Zoo Biology, 2011, 30: 328–341. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20374

Development of husbandry practices for the captive breeding of key largo woodrats (Neotoma floridana smalli)
Christina A. Alligood, Andre J. Daneault, Robert C. Carlson, Thomas Dillenbeck, Catharine J. Wheaton and Anne Savage
Zoo Biology, 2011, 30: 318–327. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20350

Husbandry of a pink fairy armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus): case study of a cryptic and little known species in captivity
Mariella Superina
Zoo Biology, 2011, 30: 225–231. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20334

Hand-raising a spectral tarsier (Tarsius tarsier) at the Ueno Zoological Gardens
Atsushi Hirota, Tatsuko Hara, Takahisa Hosoda and Fumitaka Hashizaki
Zoo Biology, 2011, 30: 218–224. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20337

The captive husbandry and reproduction of the pink-eared turtle (Emydura victoriae) at Perth Zoo
G.S. Gaikhorst, B.R. Clarke, M. McPharlin, B. Larkin, J. McLaughlin and J. Mayes
Zoo Biology, 2011, 30: 79–94. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20317

Successful captive breeding of Mitchell's water monitor, Varanus mitchelli (Mertens 1958), at Perth Zoo
Glen Gaikhorst, James McLaughlin, Brian Larkin and Meagan McPharlin
Zoo Biology, 2010, 29: 615–625. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20244

Captive reproduction of the Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei)
Richard A. Searcy, Lynne M. Villers, Richard D. Reams, John E. Wyatt III and Jon Pilarski
Zoo Biology, 2009, 28: 343–349. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20236

Enhancing captive breeding in giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca): maintaining lactation when cubs are rejected, and understanding variation in milk collection and associated factors
Rongping Wei, Guiquan Zhang, Feng Yin, Hemin Zhang and Dingzhen Liu
Zoo Biology, 2009, 28: 331–342. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20232

Monitoring feed amounts in goliath groupers (Epinephelus itajara) using behavioral conditioning in a large mixed species exhibit
Michele M. Kittell and Magan E. Ratte
Zoo Biology, 2008, 27: 414–419. doi: 10.1002/zoo.20209