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The effect of long non-reproductive periods on the genital health in captive female white rhinoceroses (Ceratotherium simum simum, C.s. cottoni).
White rhinoceroses suffer from a low reproductive rate in captivity. Intensive efforts to propagate specifically the northern white rhinoceros have been very limited. The dismal outlook for thisExpand
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First successful artificial insemination with frozen-thawed semen in rhinoceros.
The first successful artificial insemination (AI) in a rhinoceros was reported in 2007 using fresh semen. Following that success, we decided to evaluate the possibility of using frozen-thawed semenExpand
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Split-sample comparison of directional and liquid nitrogen vapour freezing method on post-thaw semen quality in white rhinoceroses (Ceratotherium simum simum and Ceratotherium simum cottoni).
To increase the quality of cryopreserved sperm in white rhinoceros, the liquid nitrogen vapour (LN vapour) freezing and the multi-thermal gradient directional freezing methods were compared. SixteenExpand
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Endotheliotropic Elephant Herpes Virus (EEHV) infection. The first PCR‐confirmed fatal case in Asia
Summary Since 1995, 4 suspected cases of Endotheliotropic Elephant Herpes Virus (EEIIV) infection, i.e. based on clinical presentation, have occurred in Asia without resulting in epidemic outbreaksExpand
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Caregiver Reciprocity: The effect of reciprocity, carer self‐esteem and motivation on the experience of caregiver burden
Caregiver burden can be alleviated by a sense of reciprocity or balance in the give-and-take between a caregiver and care-receiver (Dwyer & Miller, 1990). This study investigated whether self-esteemExpand
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The Factors Which Affect the Energy Losses in Armature Cores