Research Projects
Anna Francis


This archive contains just a few of the 700+ projects supported by BIAZA members every year.
Many of these projects are BIAZA annual award winners and commendations.

Investigating lumpy jaw in macropods
Investigating lumpy jaw in macropods Lumpy jaw is a leading cause of death in zoo-housed kangaroos and wallabies worldwide. The aim of this research is to determine the housing and husbandry requirements that will prevent and/or reduce outbreaks of lumpy jaw in zoos. Find out More
Parthenogenesis in Komodo Dragons
Parthenogenesis in Komodo Dragons Research showed that the Komodo dragon could produce young from unfertilised eggs. Find out More
Social Interactions in Gorillas
Social Interactions in Gorillas Male – male social interactions in breeder and bachelor groups of gorillas (Gorilla gorilla): an indication of behavioural flexibility A multi-institutional design for observations of male gorillas in six breeder and five bachelor groups was validated by calculating behavioural diversity, ... Find out More