Twenty year old scimitar-horned oryx sperm is being used on a female scimitar-horned oryx in an attempt to artificially inseminate her at Orana Wildlife Park today. Canadian sperm was last used in the early 1990's when Orana was the first institution in the world to breed scimitar-horned oryx by artificial insemination. Orana's Zoological Manager, Rob Hall says they are using artificial insemination because scimitar-horned oryx are a high value conservation species who are extinct in the…
Since 2010, three Brazilian Ocelot kittens (females “Milagre,” “Ayla,” and “Revy”) have been produced using artificial insemination (AI) techniques developed and performed by scientists from the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW)
The scimitar-horned oryxes at the zoo\'s Front Royal facility produced three male calves in June. The calves, born June 12, June 18 and June 22, 2011, are doing well, according to SCBI research physiologist Budhan Pukazhenthi. SCBI has pioneered artificial insemination techniques for the scimitar-horned oryx, and the center’s future goals for this species include establishing a genome resource bank to help their global genetic management.
Giant panda Yuan Yuan licks her baby in their enclosure at Taipei Zoo. The cub, the first panda born in Taiwan, was delivered on July 7 following a series of artificial insemination sessions after her parents Yuan Yuan and her partner Tuan Tuan failed to conceive naturally. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Taipei City Zoo
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