Project Updates

Ethiopian Wolf Semen Banking Expedition 2014-2017

By Alemayehu Lemma | October 20, 2017

The Ethiopian Wolf is one of the most endangered animals in the world and found only in Ethiopia. Because of different endangering factors prevailing in … Read more “Ethiopian Wolf Semen Banking Expedition 2014-2017”

Freezing breakthrough offers hope for African wild dogs

By damien.paris | April 10, 2018

James Cook University researchers have helped develop a new way to save endangered African wild dogs. IBREAM team members have successfully developed a sperm freezing … Read more “Freezing breakthrough offers hope for African wild dogs”

The Use of Dog Appeasing Pheromone to Aid Pack Reintroduction

By femkevandenberghe | July 13, 2018

African wild dogs have a complex hierarchical social structure that can lead to aggression, injuries and even mortality after temporary separation of individuals from the … Read more “The Use of Dog Appeasing Pheromone to Aid Pack Reintroduction”

Improved Sperm Freezing in the African Wild Dog

By femkevandenberghe | July 12, 2018

The development of sperm freezing can significantly help conservation and management of the endangered African wild dog. With the development of a good freezing protocol, … Read more “Improved Sperm Freezing in the African Wild Dog”

African wild dog research update USA: May – September 2014

By femkevandenberghe | November 27, 2014

My 6 month long USA fieldwork ended in September 2014 and I must say, it was quite an adventure! My plane landed in the cold … Read more “African wild dog research update USA: May – September 2014”

Pygmy Hippo PhD 2017 Summary

By Gabriella Flacke | July 12, 2018

The pygmy hippopotamus is endangered in the wild and has been exhibited in zoological collections since the early 1900s; however, it remains one of the … Read more “Pygmy Hippo PhD 2017 Summary”

Pygmy Hippopotamus Labwork in Florida at SEZARC

By Gabriella Flacke | June 29, 2015

Back in April of 2014, I travelled to 12 zoos around the USA to meet their pygmy hippos and initiate sample collection for a year-long … Read more “Pygmy Hippopotamus Labwork in Florida at SEZARC”

African Wild Dog Project Update – August 2011

By Leanne Van der Weyde | August 22, 2011

Well the last of the field work ended earlier this month, coinciding with the last of the females giving birth a few weeks earlier. Breeding … Read more “African Wild Dog Project Update – August 2011”

The End: An Exciting Beginning!

By Monique Paris | July 12, 2018

Every project needs to end, including our IBREAM rhino project, but the submission and subsequent acceptance of Annemieke’s Ph.D. thesis by the University of Western … Read more “The End: An Exciting Beginning!”

Pygmy Hippo project interview

By Monique Paris | February 1, 2015

PhD student Dr Gabriella Flacke was interviewed by Techly Australia to explain her project with the pigmy hippos. Read the article The Aussie vet doing … Read more “Pygmy Hippo project interview”