• Veterinärstation im Zoo Zürich

Forschungsprojekte

Die Forschung ist neben dem Natur- und Artenschutz, der Bildung und der Erholung eine der vier Kernaufgaben des Zoo Zürich.

Clark A, Silva-Fletcher A, Fox M, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2016) Survey of feeding practices, body condition and faeces consistency in captive ant-eating mammals in the UK. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 4: 183-195

Duggan G, Burn C, Clauss M (2016) Nocturnal behaviour in captive giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) – a pilot study. Zoo Biology 35:14-18

Fahlman A, Edner A, Wenger S, Foggin C, Nyman G (2016) Pulmonary gas exchange and acid–base status during immobilisation of black rhinoceroses (Diceros bicornis) in Zimbabwe. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association; Vol 87, No 1 (2016), 9 pages. doi: 10.4102/jsava.v87i1.1328

Gerstner G, Liesegang A, Hatt J-M, Clauss M, Galeffi C (2016) Seasonal body mass changes and feed intake in spectacled bears (Tremarctor ornatus) at Zurich Zoo. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 4: 121-126

Graf R (2016) Zooführer Zoo Zürich. 359 S. Ropress Genossenschaft, Zürich

Hassold S, Lowry PP, Bauert MR, Razafintsalama A, Ramamonjisoa L, Wodmer A (2016) DNA Barcoding of malagasy rosewoods: towards a molecular identification of CITES-listed Dalbergia species. PLoS ONE  11(5): e0157881. Doi: 10.1271/journal.pone.0157881

Heidegger E, von Houwald F, Steck B, Clauss M (2016) Body condition scoring system for greater one-horned rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis): development and application. Zoo Biology 35: 432-443

Honegger RE (2016) Die Riesenschildkröten von Zürich. Vierteljahrsschrift der NGZH 2 (4-7), JG 161

Laube A, Pendl H, Clauss M, Altherr B, Hatt J-M (2016) Plasma biochemistry and hematology reference values of captive panther chameleons (Furcifer pardalis) with special emphasis on seasonality and gender differences. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47: 743-753

Rübel A (2016) Elefanten faszinieren – Ein Nachwort. In: Mit Sandry nach Schweden. Markus Schmid. 174-175

Rübel A (2016) Conrad Gessner als Zoologe 141-154. In: Conrad Genner 1516-2016. Facetten eines Universums. Urs V. Leu und Mylène Ruoss (Hrsg). Verlag NZZ

Rübel A (2016) Hat der Tierpark eine Zukunft? In: Bentz, S.: Mehr Platz für weniger Tiere! Geschichte des Tierparks Bern, Haupt, Bern,195-201

Taylor LA, Müller DWH, Schwitzer C, Kaiser TM, Castell J, Clauss M, Schulz-Kornas E (2016) Comparative analyses of tooth wear in free-ranging and captive wild equids. Equine Veterinary Journal 48:240-245

Tidière M, Gaillard J-M, Berger V, Müller DWH, Bingaman Lackey L, Gimenez O, Clauss M, Lemaître J-F (2016) Comparative analyses of longevity and senescence reveal variable survival benefits of living in zoos across mammals. Scientific Reports 6: 36361

Vendl C, Frei S, Dittmann MT, Furrer S, Ortmann S, Lawrenz A, Lange B, Munn A, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2016) Methane production by two non-ruminant foregut-fermenting herbivores: the collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) and the pygmy hippopotamus (Hexaprotodon liberiensis). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 191: 107-114

Vendl C, Frei S, Dittmann MT, Furrer S, Osmann C, Ortmann S, Munn A, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2016) Digestive physiology, metabolism and methane production of captive Linné’s two-toed sloths (Choloepus didactylus). Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 100: 552-564

Burivalova Z, Bauert MR, Hassold S, Fatroandrianjafinonjasolomiovazo NT, Koh LP (2015). Relevance of global forest change data set to local conservation: Case study of forest degradation in Masoala National Park, Madagascar. Biotropica 47 (2): 267–274.

Dittmann MT, Runge U, Ortmann S, Lang RA, Moser D, Galeffi C, Schwarm A, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2015). Digesta retention patterns of solutes and different-sized particles in camelids compared with ruminants and other foregut fermenters. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 185: 559–573.

Dudley JP, Hang'Ombe BM, Leendertz FH, Dorward LJ, De Castro J, Subalusky AL, Clauss M (2015). Carnivory in the common hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibious: Implications for the ecology and epidemiology of anthrax in African landscapes. Mammal Review. DOI: 10.1111/mam.12056.

Fischer M et al (2015): Zustand der Biodiversität in der Schweiz – Die Analyse der Wissenschaft. (Mit Beitrag Alex Rübel). Hrsg.: Forum Biodiversität Schweiz, Bern.

Gull JM, Stahl M, Osmann C, Ortmann S, Kreuzer M, Hatt J-M, Clauss M (2015). Digestive physiology of captive giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla): Determinants of faecal dry matter content. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 99: 565–576.

Hagen K, Müller DHW, Wibbelt G, Ochs A, Hatt J-M, Clauss M (2015). The macroscopic intestinal anatomy of a lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris). European Journal of Wildlife Research 61:171–176.

Hagen KB, Besselmann D, Cyrus-Eulenberger U, Vendl C, Ortmann S, Zingg R, Kienzle E, Kreuzer M, Hatt JM, Clauss M (2015). Digestive Physiology of the plains Viscacha (Lagostomus maximus): A large herbivorous hystricomorph rodent. Zoo Biology: 34 (4): 345–359.

Hatt JM, Wenger S, Pot SA (2015). Unilateral enucleation in Darwin's rhea due to chronic panophthalmitis, Proceedings ICARE conference, p. 266, Paris, April 2015.

Hoby S, Grundmann S, Wenger S, Wenker C (2015). Lessons learned from a complicated tusk extraction in an African elephant. Proceedings ICARE conference, p. 101, Paris, April 2015.

Karanewsky CJ, Bauert MR, Wright PC (2015). Effects of sex and age on Heterothermy in Goodman’smouse lemur (Microcebus lehilahytsara). Int J Primatology 36: 987-998. 

Razafintsalama A, Ramamonjisoa L, Andrianoelina O, Bauert M (2015). Ecological survey and genetic diversity of Dalbergia species in the north-eastern region of Madagascar. J. of multidisciplinary engineering science and technology 2 (4): 528–532. ISSN: 3159-0040.

Rübel A (2015). Excellence in zoos and aquariums: How to achieve our visions and goals. IZY Editor's Article of Choice.

Rübel A (2015). Appreciation Dr. Fred Kurt. Gajah 42: 39–40.

Rübel A (2015) Presidents of WAZA (part two): WAZA President 2001–2003. WAZA News 2, 2.

Rübel A, Zingg R (2015). Kaeng Krachan Elefantenpark für Asiatische Elefanten (Elephas maximus Linnaeus, 1758) im Zoo Zürich. Der Zoologische Garten 84: 1–12.

Rudolf von Rohr C, van Schaik CP, Kissling A, Burkart JM (2015). Chimanzees' Bystander reactions to Infanticide. Hum Nat DOI 10.1007/s12220-015-9228-5.

Schönenberger AC, Wagner S, Tuten HC, Schaffner F, Torgerson P, Furrer S, Mathis A, Silaghi C (2015). Host preferences in host-seeking and blood-fed mosquitoes in Switzerland. Medical and veterinary entomology. DOI: 10.1111/mve.12155.

Vendl C, Frei S, Dittmann MT, Furrer S, Osmann C, Ortmann S, Munn A, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2015). Digestive phyliology, metabolism and methane production of captive Linné's two-toed sloths (Choloepus didactylus). Journal of Animal Physiology and animal Nutrition. DOI: 10.1111/jpn.12356.

Vetsch W (2015). Wohin die Reise führt. Anthos 2: 9–13.

Wenger S, Hatt JM (2015). Transurethral cystoscopy and endoscopic urolith removal in female guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus). Vet Clin Exot Anim 18, 359–367.

Wenger S, Schwarz A, Raszplewics J, Lawrenz A, Hoby S, Wenger C (2015). Comparison of two similar anaesthetic protocols for prolonged recumbency using isoflurane and intermittent bous injection fo etorphine in an adult male African elephant (Loxodonta Africana). Proceedings EAZWV conference, Barcelona, May 2015.