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Van den Berghe F, Paris MCJ, Sarnyai Z, Briggs MB, Farstad WK and Paris DBBP. (2018). A two-step dilution tris-egg yolk extender containing Equex STM significantly improves sperm cryopreservation in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). Cryobiology 80,18-25.

Flacke GL, Schwarzenberger F , Penfold LM, Walker SL, Martin GB, Millar RP, and Paris
MCJ. (2017). Characterizing the reproductive biology of the female pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) through non-invasive endocrine monitoring. Accepted for publication in Theriogenology 102: 126-138 (doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2017.07.017)

Van den Berghe F, Paris MCJ, Sarnyai Z, Briggs MB, Millar RP, Ganswindt A and Paris DBBP. Social dominance does not affect semen quality in African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). Abstract and poster at European Association Zoo and Aquaria Conference, 2017 (Emmen, The Netherlands).

Van den Berghe F, Paris MCJ, Sarnyai Z, Millar RP, Ganswindt A, Cozzi A, Pageat P and Paris DBBP. Dog Appeasing Pheromone prevents the testosterone surge, and may reduce contact-dominance and active-submission behaviours after interventions in captive African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). Abstract and poster presentation at European Association Zoo and Aquaria Conference, 2017 (Emmen, The Netherlands).

Van den Berghe F, Paris MCJ, Sarnyai Z, Briggs MB, Farstad WK and Paris DBBP. Successful cryopreservation of African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) spermatozoa: Towards
developing the frozen zoo. Oral presentation at the International Embryo Transfer Society 2018, Bangkok, Thailand.

Van der Weyde, L.K., Martin, G.B., and Paris, M.C.J. (2016) Monitoring stress in captive and free-ranging African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) using faecal glucocorticoid metabolites. General and Comparative Endocrinology 226, 50-55

Van den Berghe F, Paris MCJ, Sarnyai Z, Briggs MB, Farstad WK, Paris DBBP (2016) Improved sperm freezing in the endangered African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) using a two-step dilution TRIS-egg yolk extender containing Equex STM. In ’18th International Congress on Animal Reproduction’, Le Vinci, Tours, France, pp. 319-320

Van den Berghe F, Paris MCJ, Sarnyai Z, Briggs MB, Farstad WK, Paris DBBP (2016) Improved sperm freezing in the endangered African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). In ‘North Queensland Festival of Life Sciences’, Townsville, Qld, Australia

Flacke GL, Chambers BK, Martin GB, Paris MCJ.The Pygmy Hippopotamus Choeropsisliberiensis (Morton, 1849): Bringing to Light Research Priorities for the Largely Forgotten, Smaller Hippo Species Das Zwergflußpferd Choeropsis liberiensis(Morton, 1849): Überblick der Literatur undwichtige Forschungsthemen für das oftvergessene, kleinere Flußpferd. Zool. Garten N.F. 2015; 84: 234–265.

Flacke GL, Tkalcic S, Steck BL,Warren K, and Paris MC. A retrospective study of mortality in captive pygmy hippopotamus (choeropsis liberiensis). Proceedings Annual Conference AAZV 2015: 138.

Van der Weyde LK, Martin GB, Blackberry MA, Gruen V, Harland A and Paris MCJ. Reproductive hormonal patterns of pregnant, pseudo-pregnant and acyclic captive African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). Animal Reproduction Science 2015; 156:75-82.

Van Der Goot AC, Martin GB, Millar RP, Paris MCJ & Ganswindt A. Profiling patterns of fecal 20-oxopregnane concentrations during ovarian cycles in free- ranging southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum). Animal Reproduction Science, 2015; 161:89-95.

Van Kesteren F, Piggott KJ, Bengui T, Kubri SB, Mastin A, Sillero-Zubiri C, Paris M, Millar RP, Macdonald DW, Shiferaw F, Craid PS.Helminth parasites in the endangered Ethiopian wolf, Canis simensis. Journal of Helminthology 2015; 89(04): 487-495.

Van den Berghe F, Paris DBBP, Briggs MB, Van der Weyde LK, Martin GB, Vlamings BHAC, Paris MCJ. A genetic management toolkit: hormonal and behavioural research towards the development of artificial insemination technology in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). Proceedings of the African Painted Dog Conference Chicago, 2014: 32.

Le Roux A, Beishuizen R, Brekelmans W, Ganswindt A, Paris M, Dalerum F. Innovative parental care in a myrmecophageous mammal. Acta Ethologica (early online via DOI 10.1007/s10211-013-0157-1). Acta ethol 2014; 17: 63-66.

Van Kersteren F, Sillero-Zubiri C, MacDonald D, Millar B, Argaw K, Farstad W, Paris M. The physiology of cooperative breeding in a rare social canid; sex, suppression and pseudopregnancy in female Ethiopian wolves, Physiology and Behavior 2013: 39-45.

Van der Goot AC, Martin GB, Metrione LC, Paris MCJ, Schook MW, Penfold LM. Attempted control of estrus and ovulation in white rhinoceros using a synthetic progestagen and slow-release GnRH analogue. Elephant and Rhino Symposium Proceedings (Aug 2013, Pittsburgh, USA).

Van der Goot AC, Dalerum F, Ganswindt A, Martin GB, Millar RP, Paris MCJ. Faecal progestagen profiles in wild southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum). African Zoology 2013; 48(1): 143-151.

Van Kersteren F, Sillero-Zubiri C, Millar B, Argaw K, MacDonald D, Paris M. Sex, stress and
social status: patterns in testosterone and cortisol in male Ethiopian wolves. General and Comparative Endocrinology 2012; 179:30-37.

Van Kesteren F, Sillero-Zubiri C, Millar R, Farstad W, Macdonald D, Paris M. Reproductive physiology of the world’s rarest canid; patterns in estradiol, progesterone, glucocorticoids, and testosterone in male and female Ethiopian wolves, Canis simensis. Proceedings on the conference “Non-invasive Monitoring of Hormones” (3rd annual ISWE meeting) held from 23-26 September 2012 at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria.Wiener Tierarztliche Monatsschrift 2012; 9 (1): 42-43.

Van der Weyde L, Martin GB, Blac kberry M, Gruen V, Harland A, Paris MCJ. Reproductive hormone patterns of pregnant, pseudo-pregnant and acyclic captive African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). Reproduction in Domestic Animals 2012; 47(4): 2551.

Van der Weyde LK, Martin GB, Paris MC J. Adrenal activity in captive and free-ranging African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) during the breeding season. Proceedings on the conference “Non-invasive Monitoring of Hormones” (3rd annual ISWE meeting) held from 23-26 September 2012 at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria.Wiener Tierarztliche Monatsschrift 2012; 9 (1): 53.

Goot AC van der, Dalerum F, Ganswindt A, Martin GB, Millar RP, Paris MCJ. Faecal progestagen patterns in wild African white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum). Proceedings on the conference “Non-invasive Monitoring of Hormones” (3rd annual ISWE meeting) held from 23-26 September 2012 at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria.Wiener Tierarztliche Monatsschrift 2012; 9 (1): 36.

Vlamings B, Paris M, Ganswindt A, Bertschinger H. Dog appeasing pheromone®: A useful tool to minimize stress and aggression in African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus)? Proceedings on the conference “Non-invasive Monitoring of Hormones” (3rd annual ISWE meeting) held from 23-26 September 2012 at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria.Wiener Tierarztliche Monatsschrift 2012; 9 (1): 53-54.

Van den Berghe F, Paris DBBP, Van Soom A, Rijsselaere T, Van der Weyde L, Bertschinger HJ, Paris MCJ. Reproduction in the endangered African wild dog: basic physiology, reproductive suppression and possible benefits of artificial insemination, Animal reproduction Science 2012; 133: 1-9.

Ganswindt A, Muilwijk C, Engelkes M, Muenscher S, Bertschinger H, Paris M, Palme R, Cameron E, Bennett N, Dalerum F. Validation of Non-Invasive Monitoring of Adrenocortical Endocrine
Activity in Ground Feeding Aardwolves (Proteles Cristata); Exemplifying the Influence of Consumption of Inorganic Material for Fecal Steroid Analysis. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 2012; 85: 194-199.

Hulsman, A, Dalerum F, Ganswindt AA, Muenscher S, Bertschinger HJ, Paris M. Non-invasive Monitoring of Glucocorticoid Metabolites in Brown Hyaena (Hyaena brunnea) Feces. Zoo Biology 2011; 30: 451-458.

Hulsman A, Dalerum F, Swanepoel L, Ganswindt A, Sutherland C, Paris M. Patterns of scat deposition by brown hyaenas Hyaena brunnea in a mountain savannah region of South Africa. Wildlife Biology 2010; 16: 445-451. DOI: 10.298/090110.

Conservation Strategy for the Pygmy Hippoptamus. Produced following the Pygmy Hippo Conservation Strategy Workshop, Monrovia, Liberia 22-24 November 2010. (M Paris as Co-Chair of the IUCN Pygmy Hippo Specialist group)

Hulsman A, Dalerum F, Ganswindt A, Muenscher S, Bertschinger H, Paris, M. Non-invasive monitoring of glucocorticoid metabolites in brown hyaena faeces, Zoo Biology 2010; 29: 1-8, doi: 10.1002/zoo.20325. Epub 2010 May 4.

Van Kesteren F, Sillero-Zubiri C, Millar R, Mac-Donald D, Schwarzenberger F, Paris M. Contributions to the 7th International Symposium on Physiology, Behaviour and Conservation of Wildlife. Berlin, Germany, 21-24 September 2009, page 194.

Hulsman A, Dalerum F, Ganswindt A, Muenscher S, Bertschinger H, Paris M. Contributions to the 7th International Symposium on Physiology, Behaviour and Conservation of Wildlife. Berlin, Germany, 21-24 September 2009, page 97.

Vlamings B, Pageat P, Schilder M, Bertschinger H, Paris M. Cross-species pheromone application: a useful tool to minimize aggression of African Wild dogs? Contributions to the 7th International Symposium on Physiology, Behaviour and Conservation of Wildlife. Berlin, Germany, 21-24 September 2009: 23.

Paris MCJ, Shaw JM. What advances are needed before grafting of cryopreserved ovarian tissues can reach full potential in animal conservation. International Symposium on Animal Biol Reprod, Nov 20-22, 2008, San Paolo, Brazil. Animal Reproduction 2009; 6(1): 198.

Paris MCJ, Andersen CY, Shaw JM. Ovarian cryopreservation and grafting: it’s potential for human reproductive biology and animal conservation. Refereed Conference paper (invited speaker). International Symposium on Animal Biol Reprod, Nov 20-22, 2008, San Paolo, Brazil.

Paris, M, Schwarzenberger, F, Thomas, R, Jabbour, H, Farstad, W, Millar, R. Development of regular individual faecal sample collections from group housed African wild dogs (Lycaon Pictus) in a European Zoo setting: evidence of oestrus without male presence. Reprod Domestic Anim 43; (suppl. 3), 106: P321. Special Issue: 16th International Congress on Animal Reproduction; 13-17 July 2008 – Budapest, Hungary.

Paris MCJ, Millar, RM, Colenbrander, B., Schwarzenberger, F. 2008. Non-invasive assessment of female reproductive physiology in the Pygmy Hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis). Reprod Domestic Anim 43; (suppl. 3): 17 (WS 14-2). Special Issue: 16th International Congress on Animal Reproduction; 13-17 July 2008 – Budapest, Hungary.

Paris, MCJ, Mastromonaco GF, Paris DBBP, Krisher R. A perspective on the role of emerging technologies for the propagation of companion animals, non-domestic and endangered species Reprod Fert Dev 2007; 19(6): III-VIII.

Paris MCJ, Schlatt S. Ovarian and testicular tissue xenografting: its potential for germline preservation of companion animals, non-domestic and endangered species. Reprod Fert and Development 2007; 19(6): 771-782.