Research Projects
Anna Francis

Research

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.

Using rangers to deliver a zoo-based behaviour change campaign on sustainable palm oil
Using rangers to deliver a zoo-based behaviour change campaign on sustainable palm oil Bristol Zoo researchers investigated whether zoo rangers can promote pro-environmental behaviour by delivering a behaviour change campaign. Find out More
An Evaluation of Flamingo Nocturnal Activity
An Evaluation of Flamingo Nocturnal Activity WWT Slimbridge investigated what flamingos get up to at night. Find out More
Monitoring heat provision for effective thermoregulation in reptiles
Monitoring heat provision for effective thermoregulation in reptiles Ectotherms reptiles use their environment to regulate their body temperatures which means they need specific habitats, suited for their thermic needs, when in zoos. Previous studies at Chester Zoo evaluated our Komodo dragon’s thermic needs with the use o Find out More
Caught on camera
Caught on camera Camera-traps are remotely operated digital cameras triggered by motion and temperature. The commercial availability of affordable camera-traps since the early 2000s has revolutionised surveys and monitoring for many species of terrestrial mammals and birds. Camera-traps reduce the cost and effort ... Find out More