This study investigates whether obesity is a problem for African elephants in zoos, and if the condition is related to the high prevalence of ovarian acyclicity, which causes infertility, observed in this species.
Researchers will investigate the epidemiology and control of a newly emerging strain of tuberculosis that is infecting and killing banded mongoose living in community and wildlife areas in Northern Botswana.
This study investigates how exposure to waterborne environmental pollutants in amphibians affects the development of protective immune defenses against a viral pathogen.
This study is working to identify and develop noninvasive diagnostic markers for bovine tuberculosis surveillance in deer.
Researchers will determine if mortality of Scottish newts caused by a parasitic infection will lead to the decline of newt populations on the Isle of Rum.
This study investigates the use of a dietary iron-binding supplement to minimize iron absorption in zoo-maintained endangered black rhinos afflicted with iron overload disorder.
Researchers will examine the effects of different forms of land-use on the prevalence of ticks and tick-borne diseases in African wild dogs.
This study, based at Kruger National Park, South Africa, will contribute critical information to understanding and limiting spillover-risk of foot-and-mouth disease from wild African buffalo to livestock in adjacent rural areas.
Researchers will develop techniques using a small unmanned aerial vehicle imaging system to quantitatively assess the body condition and other important health parameters of dolphins and whales at sea.
Researchers will investigate the development of assisted-reproductive technologies for salamanders.