R M Santymire

Summary

Affiliation: Lincoln Park Zoo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Characterizing sleep behavior of the wild black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis bicornis)
    Rachel Santymire
    Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL, USA
    Sleep 35:1569-74. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Reproductive gonadal steroidogenic activity in the fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) assessed by fecal steroid analyses
    Rachel M Santymire
    Department of Reproductive Sciences, Center for Species Survival, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, VA 22630, United States
    Anim Reprod Sci 128:60-72. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Sperm viability in the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) is influenced by seminal and medium osmolality
    Rachel M Santymire
    Department of Reproductive Sciences, Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian s National Zoological Park, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA
    Cryobiology 53:37-50. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Slow cooling prevents cold-induced damage to sperm motility and acrosomal integrity in the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes)
    R M Santymire
    Department of Reproductive Sciences, Conservation and Research Centre, Smithsonian s National Zoological Park, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA
    Reprod Fertil Dev 19:652-63. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Development of a field-friendly technique for fecal steroid extraction and storage using the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)
    R M Santymire
    Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Zoo Biol 29:289-302. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Using non-invasive methods to characterize gonadal hormonal patterns of southern three-banded armadillos (Tolypeutes matacus) housed in North American zoos
    J Howell-Stephens
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 138:314-23. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Hormonal and behavioral variation in pied tamarins housed in different management conditions
    D M Armstrong
    Conservation and Science Department, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Zoo Biol 32:299-306. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Characterizing the behavior and reproductive biology of zoo-housed Sichuan takin (Budorcas taxicolor tibetana) using non-invasive techniques
    A Adkin
    Animal Care Department, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Theriogenology 78:483-94. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint An unidentified filarial species and its impact on fitness in wild populations of the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes)
    Samantha M Wisely
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:53-64. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Characterizing sleep behavior of the wild black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis bicornis)
    Rachel Santymire
    Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL, USA
    Sleep 35:1569-74. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to characterize sleep patterns and determine factors, including sex, age, season, and environmental pressures, that influence sleep in the endangered black rhinoceros (rhino; Diceros bicornis bicornis)...
  2. doi request reprint Reproductive gonadal steroidogenic activity in the fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) assessed by fecal steroid analyses
    Rachel M Santymire
    Department of Reproductive Sciences, Center for Species Survival, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, VA 22630, United States
    Anim Reprod Sci 128:60-72. 2011
    ..4% of females experienced spontaneous ovulation; and (3) females are responsive to exogenous gonadotropins for ovulation induction, but a regimen that produces a normative ovarian steroidogenic response needs to be identified...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sperm viability in the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) is influenced by seminal and medium osmolality
    Rachel M Santymire
    Department of Reproductive Sciences, Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian s National Zoological Park, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA
    Cryobiology 53:37-50. 2006
    ..01) sperm motility than a hyperosmotic Ham's (700 mOsm). These findings will guide the eventual development of assisted breeding with cryopreserved sperm contributing to genetic management of this rare species...
  4. ncbi request reprint Slow cooling prevents cold-induced damage to sperm motility and acrosomal integrity in the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes)
    R M Santymire
    Department of Reproductive Sciences, Conservation and Research Centre, Smithsonian s National Zoological Park, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA
    Reprod Fertil Dev 19:652-63. 2007
    ..The results of the present study demonstrate that the damage observed to black-footed ferret spermatozoa is derived largely from the rate of cooling...
  5. doi request reprint Development of a field-friendly technique for fecal steroid extraction and storage using the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)
    R M Santymire
    Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Zoo Biol 29:289-302. 2010
    ..Results demonstrated that, for C and T, HO was more comparable (P<0.001) to LAB than HS and PT storage was more efficient than SPE (P<0.001)...
  6. doi request reprint Using non-invasive methods to characterize gonadal hormonal patterns of southern three-banded armadillos (Tolypeutes matacus) housed in North American zoos
    J Howell-Stephens
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 138:314-23. 2013
    ..Seasons did not influence (P<0.05) fecal androgen or progestagen metabolites. These data can assist with management decisions, which will directly affect the success of this species in zoos...
  7. doi request reprint Hormonal and behavioral variation in pied tamarins housed in different management conditions
    D M Armstrong
    Conservation and Science Department, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Zoo Biol 32:299-306. 2013
    ..Fecal hormone monitoring and behavioral analysis may provide insight on the limited breeding success of pied tamarins in zoos...
  8. doi request reprint Characterizing the behavior and reproductive biology of zoo-housed Sichuan takin (Budorcas taxicolor tibetana) using non-invasive techniques
    A Adkin
    Animal Care Department, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Theriogenology 78:483-94. 2012
    ..In conclusion, fecal hormonal and behavioral analyses can provide information for management and conservation of this herd species...
  9. ncbi request reprint An unidentified filarial species and its impact on fitness in wild populations of the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes)
    Samantha M Wisely
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:53-64. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, this previously undescribed filaria does not appear to threaten recovery for this highly endangered mammal...