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MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING THE POOR REPRODUCTION IN THE WHOOPING CRANE (GRUS AMERICANA)
Reproductive success of the endangered whooping crane (Grus americana) maintained ex situ is suboptimal. The main goals of this multidisciplinary investigation are to advance the understanding of whooping crane reproduction ...
Investigation of spermatozoal metabolism and substrate utilization in domestic and non-domestic felids
Cryopreservation of spermatozoa is a critical aspect of assisted reproduction. However in most cases, this process causes diminished spermatozoal function and low cellular survival. The effects of cryopreservation are ...
Population Declines and Genetic Variation: Effects of Serial Bottlenecks
Islands foster unique biodiversity, yet also present biogeographic limitations that impose increased risk for population extinction through demographic and genetic constraints and decreased probability of surviving a ...
Characterization and Control of Aggression and Reproduction in the Male Clouded Leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)
Clouded leopards are a striking and elusive cat species whose secretive nature has made it difficult to gather information on population statistics and behavior in the wild, where the population is in decline. While captive ...
BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF REPRODUCTION IN CAPTIVE CRANES
There are 15 species of cranes found throughout the world, 11 of which are listed as vulnerable or endangered. All 15 species are currently managed in captivity; however, with increased threats to wild crane habitats and ...