• 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.

Rübel, A (2017): Lassen sich naturwissenschaftliches Denken und Glaube an Gott versöhnen? In: Kuhn, Achim. Kann ich damit leben? Prominente über Konflikt und Versöhnung. TVZ Verlag, Zürich, 220-228

Honegger,RE, Rübel A (2017): Eine weitere Ehrung für Heini Hediger.  Vierteljahresschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich, 162,2,11

Honegger,RE (2017): Die Riesenschildkröten von Zürich.  Vierteljahresschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich, 161,2,4

Rübel, A. (2017): Mein Dorf in der Stadt. The Dolder Grand Magazine 6, 54-55.

Galvis-Rizo CA, Forero G, Bauert M (2017): A cooperative strategy between Cali Zoo, Zurich Zoo and Wildlife Conservation Society for the conservation of Colombian amphibians. CA AArk, 40: 9-11

Davis LR, Bigler L, Woodhams DC (2017): Developmental trajectories of amphibian microbiota: response to bacterial therapy depends on initial community structure. Environmental Microbiology 19.4: 1502-1517

Ackermann M, Hatt J-M, Schetle N, Steinmetz H (2017): Identification of shedders of elephant endotheliotropic herpesviruses among Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Switzerland. PLoS ONE 125: e0176891

Barrows M, Killick R, Saunders R, Tahas S, Day C, Wyatt K, Horspool T, Bingaman Lackey L, Cook J (2017): Retrospective analysis of elective health examinations as preventative medicine interventions at a zoological collection. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 5: 25-32

Bochmann M, Steinlechner S, Hesse A, Dietz HH, Weber H (2017): Urolithiasis in free-ranging and captive otters (Lutra lutra and Aonyx cinerea) in Europe. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48: 725-731

Carisch L, Müller DWH, Hatt J-M, Bingaman Lackey L, Rensch EE, Clauss M, Zerbe P (2017): Seasonal mortality in zoo ruminants. Zoo Biology 36: 74-86

Gillis-Germitsch N, Vybiral P-R, Codron D, Clauss M, Kotze A, Mitchell EP (2017): Intrinsic factors, adrenal gland morphology and disease burden in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in South Africa. Zoo Biology 36: 40-49

Hummel J, Hammer C, Hammer S, Südekum K-H, Müller DWH, Clauss M (2017): Retention of solute and particle markers in the digestive tract of captive Somali wild asses (Equus africanus somaliensis). European Journal of Wildlife Research 63: 41

Matsuda I, Chapman CA, Physilia CYS, Sha JCM, Clauss M (2017): Primate resting postures: constraints by foregut fermentation? Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 90: 383-391

Schiffmann C, Clauss M, Hoby S, Hatt J-M (2017): Visual body condition scoring in zoo animals – composite, algorithm and overview approaches in captive Asian and African elephants. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 5: 1-10

Tahas SA, Martin Jurado O, Hammer S, Arif A, Reese S, Hatt J-M, Clauss M (2017): Gross measurements of the digestive tract and visceral organs of addax antelope (Addax nasomaculatus) following a concentrate or forage feeding regime. Anatomia Histologia Embryologia 46: 282–293

Vendl C, Munn A, Leggett K, Clauss M (2017): Merycism in western grey (Macropus fuliginosus) and red kangaroos (Macropus rufus). Mammalian Biology 86: 21-26

Balsiger A, Clauss M, Liesegang A, Dobenecker B, Hatt JM (2017): Guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) drinking preferences: do nipple drinkers compensate for behaviourally deficient diets? Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 101,1046–1056

Clauss, M, Hatt JM (2017): Evidence-Based Rabbit Housing and Nutrition. In: The Veterinary Clinics of North America. Exotic Animal Practice, 20(3):871-884.

Clauss M, Hummel J (2017): Physiological adaptations of ruminants and their potential relevance for production systems. R. Bras. Zootec, 46(7):606-613

Dittmann MT, Kreuzer M, Runge U, Clauss M (2017): Ingestive mastication in horses resembles rumination but not ingestive mastication in cattle and camels. J. Exp. Zool. 327: 98–109

Mosing M, Sacks M, Tahas S, Ranninger E, Böhm SH, Campagnia I, Waldmann AD (2017): Ventilatory incidents monitored by electrical impedance tomography in an anaesthetized orangutan (Pongo abelii). Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia , 44, 973e980

Pérez W, König HE, Jerbi HI, Clauss M (2017): Zur Anatomie des Magen Darm Traktes bei Alpaka (Vicugna pacos, Linnaeus, 1758). Lamas (Fachzeitschrift für Haltung und Zucht von Lamas und Alpakas), 25. Jahrgang, 1

Schiffmann C, Clauss M, Hoby S, Hatt JM (2017): Visual body condition scoring in zoo animals – composite, algorithm and overview approaches. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 5(1)

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