Department of Evolutionary Ecology: Publications

Authors affiliated with the Leibniz-IZW at the time of publication are marked bold and with the respective colour of their department or unit in the Leibniz-IZW. Doctoral students and postdocs with affiliations to the Department of Evolutionary Ecology will be shown in the respective department colour. Authors with multiple other affiliations to departments are allocated one of the two departmental colours at random. The director is shown under Dept Evolutionary Ecology until 2017 and under Science Management from 2018 onwards.

           Department of Evolutionary Ecology
           Department of Evolutionary Genetics
           Department of Wildlife Diseases
           Department of Reproduction Biology
           Department of Reproduction Management
           Department of Ecological Dynamics
           Junior Research Group “Biodiversity and Biogeography of Southeast Asia”
           Junior Professorship of Ecology and Evolution of Molecular Host-Parasite Interactions
           Science Management and Director

Peer-reviewed journal articles


Badry A, Treu G, Gkotsis G, Nika M-C, Alygizakis N, Thomaidis NS, Voigt CC, Krone O (2022): Ecological and spatial variations of legacy and emerging contaminants in white-tailed sea eagles from Germany: Implications for prioritisation and future risk management. ENVIRON INT 158, 106934. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2021.106934

Braczkowski A, Schenk R, Samarasinghe D, Biggs D, Richardson A, Swanson N, Swanson M, Dheer A, Fattebert J (2022): Leopard and spotted hyena densities in the Lake Mburo National Park, southwestern Uganda. PEERJ 10, e12307. doi:10.7717/peerj.12307

Dheer A, Samarasinghe D, Dloniak S, Braczkowski A (2022): Using camera traps to study hyenas: challenges, opportunities, and outlook. MAMM BIOL. doi:10.1007/s42991-021-00188-1

Kruszynski C, Bailey LD, Back O, Bach P, Fritze M, Lindecke O, Teige T, Voigt CC (2022): High vulnerability of juvenile Nathusius’ pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus nathusii) at wind turbines. ECOL APPL 32, e2513. doi:10.1002/eap.2513

Louvrier JLP, Planillo A, Stillfried M, Hagen R, Börner K, Kimmig S, Ortmann S, Schumann A, Brandt M, Kramer-Schadt S (2022): Spatiotemporal interactions of a novel mesocarnivore community in an urban environment before and during SARS-CoV-2 lockdown. J ANIM ECOL 91, 367–380. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.13635

Santika T, Sherman J, Voigt M, Ancrenaz M, Wich SA, Wilson KA, Possingham H, Massingham E, Seaman DJI, Ashbury AM, Azvi TS, Banes GL, Barrow EJ, Burslem DRFP, Delgado RA, Erman A, Fredriksson G, Goossens B, Houghton M, Indrawan TP, Jaya RL, Kanamori T, Knott CD, Leiman A, Liswanto D, Mach M, Marshall AJ, Martin JGA, Midora L, Miller A, Milne S, Morgans C, Nardiyono N, Perwitasari-Farajallah D, Priatna D, Risch R, Riyadi GM, Russon A, Sembiring J, Setiawan E, Sidiq M, Simon D, Spehar S, Struebig MJ, Sumardi I, Tjiu A, Wahyudi R, Yanuar A, Meijaard E (2022): Effectiveness of 20 years of conservation investments in protecting orangutans. CURR BIOL 32, 1754–1763. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2022.02.051

Stefen C, Wagner F, Asztalos M, Giere P, Grobe P, Hiller M, Hofmann R, Jähde M, Lächele U, Lehmann T, Ortmann S, Peters B, Ruf I, Schiffmann C, Their N, Unterhitzenberger G, Vogt L, Rudolf M, Wehner P, Stuckas H (2022): Phenotyping in the era of genomics: MaTrics – a digital character matrix to document mammalian phenotypic traits. MAMM BIOL 102, 235–249. doi:10.1007/s42991-021-00192-5

Wagner F, Ruf I, Lehmann T, Hofmann R, Ortmann S, Schiffmann C, Hiller M, Stefen C, Stuckas H (2022): Reconstruction of evolutionary changes in fat and toxin consumption reveals associations with gene losses in mammals: a case study for the lipase inhibitor PNLIPRP1 and the xenobiotic receptor NR1I3. J EVOL BIOL 35, 225–239. doi:10.1111/jeb.13970


Alcade JT, Jimenez M, Brila I, Vintulis V, Voigt CC, Pētersons G (2021): Transcontinental 2200km migration of a Nathusius’ pipistrelle (Pipistrellus nathusii) across Europe. MAMMALIA 85, 161–163. doi:10.1515/mammalia-2020-0069

Arslan Ş, Akyol A, Mengüllüoğlu D (2021): The comeback of wolves in mid-western Anatolia. CANID BIOL CONSERV 23, 18–19.

Bedolla Y, Masello JF, Aguirre-Munoz A, Lavaniegos B, Voigt CC, Gomez-Gutierez J, Sanchez-Velasco L, Robinson CJ, Quillfeldt P (2021): Year-round niche segregation of three sympatric Hydrobates storm petrels from Northwest Mexico, eastern Pacific. MAR ECOL-PROG SER 664, 207–225. doi:10.3354/meps13645

Brandes S, Sicks F, Berger A (2021): Behaviour classification on giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) using machine learning algorithms on tri-axial acceleration data of two commonly used GPS-devices and its possible application for their management and conservation. SENSORS 21, 2229. doi:10.3390/s21062229

Bruckermann T, Greving H, Schumann A, Stillfried M, Börner K, Kimmig SE, Hagen R, Brandt M, Harms U (2021): To know about science is to love it? Unraveling cause-effect relationships between knowledge and attitudes toward science in citizen science on urban wildlife ecology. J RES SCI TEACH 58, 1179–1202. doi:10.1002/tea.21697

Burnik-Sturm M, Smith S, Ganbaatar O, Buuveibaatar B, Balint B, Payne JC, Voigt CC, Kaczensky P (2021): Isotope analysis combined with DANN barcoding provide new insights into the dietary niche of khulan in the Mongolian Gobi. PLOS ONE 16, e0248294. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0248294

Chakravarty R, Mohan R, Voigt CC, Krishnan A, Radchuk V (2021): Functional diversity of Himalayan bat communities declines at high elevation without the loss of phylogenetic diversity. SCI REP 11, 22556. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-01939-3

Davidian E, Wachter B, Heckmann I, Dehnhard M, Hofer H, Höner OP (2021): The interplay between social rank, physiological constraints and investment in courtship in male spotted hyenas. FUNCT ECOL 35, 635–649. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.13733

Dayaram A, Seeber P, Courtiol A, Soilemetzidou S, Tsangaras K, Franz M, McEwen G, Azab W, Kaczensky P, Melzheimer J, East M, Ganbaatar O, Walzer C, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2021): Seasonal host and ecological drivers may promote restricted water as a viral vector. SCI TOTAL ENVIRON 733, 145446. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145446

Dheer A, Davidian E, Jacobs MH, Ndorosa J, Straka TM, Höner OP (2021): Emotions and cultural importance predict the acceptance of large carnivore management strategies by Maasai pastoralists. FRONT CONSERV SCI 2, 691975. doi:10.3389/fcosc.2021.691975

Esmaeili S, Jesmer BR, Albeke SE, Aikens EO, Schoenecker KA, King SRB, Abrahms B, Buuveibaatar B, Beck JL, Boone RB, Cagnacci F, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Chimeddorj B, Cross PC, Dejid N, Enkhbyar J, Fischhoff IR, Ford AT, Jenks K, Hemami M-R, Hennig JD, Ito TY, Kaczensky P, Kauffman MJ, Linnell JDC, Lkhagvasuren B, McEvoy JF, Melzheimer J, Merkle JA, Mueller T, Muntifering J, Mysterud A, Olson KA, Panzacchi M, Payne JC, Pedrotti L, Rauset GR, Rubenstein DI, Sawyer H, Scasta JD, Signer J, Songer M, Stabach JA, Stapleton S, Strand O, Sundaresan SR, Usukhjargal D, Uuganbayar G, Fryxell JM, Goheen JR (2021): Body size and digestive system shape resource selection by ungulates: A cross-taxa test of the forage maturation hypothesis. ECOL LETT 24, 2178–2191. doi:10.1111/ele.13848

Fritze M, Puechmaille SJ, Costantini D, Fickel J, Voigt CC*, Czirják GÁ* (2021): Determinants of defence strategies of a hibernating European bat species towards the fungal pathogen Pseudogymnoascus destructans. DEV COMP IMMUNOL 119, 104017. doi:10.1016/j.dci.2021.104017

Fritze M, Puechmaille SJ, Fickel J, Czirják GÁ, Voigt CC (2021): A rapid, in-situ minimally-invasive technique to assess infections with Pseudogymnoascus destructans in bats. ACTA CHIROPTEROL 23, 259–270. doi:10.3161/15081109ACC2021.23.1.022

Giese L, Melzheimer J, Bockmühl D, Wasiolka B, Rast W, Berger A, Wachter B (2021): Using machine learning for remote behaviour classification—verifying acceleration data to infer feeding events in free-ranging cheetahs. SENSORS 21, 5426. doi:10.3390/s21165426

Grimm-Seyfarth A, Harms W, Berger A (2021): Detection dogs in nature conservation: A database on their worldwide deployment with a review on breeds used and their performance compared to other methods. METHODS ECOL EVOL 12, 568–579. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.13560

Hagen R, Ortmann S, Elliger A, Arnold J (2021): Advanced roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) parturition date in response to climate change. ECOSPHERE 12, e03819. doi:10.1002/ecs2.3819

Klein K, Jaeger S, Melzheimer J, Wachter B, Hofer H, Baltabayev A, Schreiber F (2021): Visual analytics of sensor movement data for cheetah behaviour analysis. J VISUAL-JAPAN. doi:10.1007/s12650-021-00742-6

Kofler B, Wanek W, Voigt CC, Schulze CH (im Druck): Evidence for seasonal changes in population structure of Reed Buntings (Emberiza schoeniclus) in the Lake Neusiedl region: A stable isotope approach. J ORNITHOL 162, 421–433. doi:10.1007/s10336-021-01855-3

Krücken J, Czirják GÁ, Ramünke S, Serocki M, Heinrich SK, Melzheimer J, Costa C, Hofer H, Aschenborn OHK, Barker NA, Capodanno S, Madeira de Carvalho L, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G, East ML, Wachter B (2021): Genetic diversity of vector-borne pathogens in spotted and brown hyenas from Namibia and Tanzania differ in relation to ecological conditions rather than host taxonomy. PARASITES VECTORS 14, 328. doi:10.1186/s13071-021-04835-x

Kruszynski C, Bailey L, Courtiol A, Bach L, Bach P, Göttsche Ma, Göttsche Mi, Hill R, Lindecke O, Matthes H, Pommeranz H, Popa-Lisseanu AG, Seebens-Hoyer A, Tichomirowa M, Voigt CC (2021): Identifying migratory pathways of Nathusius’ pipistrelles (Pipstrellus nathusii) using stable hydrogen and strontium isotopes. RAPID COMMUN MASS SPECTROM 35, e9031. doi:10.1002/rcm.9031

Lewanzik D, Goerlitz HR (2021): Task-dependent vocal adjustments to optimize biosonar-based information acquisition. J EXP BIOL 224, 234815. doi:10.1242/jeb.234815

Lindecke O, Holland RA, Pētersons G, Voigt CC (2021): Corneal sensitivity is required for orientation in free-flying migratory bats, COMMUN BIOL 4, 522. doi:10.1038/s42003-021-02053-w

Lindshield SM, Rothman JM, Ortmann S, Pruetz JD (2021): Western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) access a nutritionally balanced, high energy, and abundant food, baobab (Adansonia digitata) fruit, with extractive foraging and reingestion. AM J PRIMATOL 83, e23307. doi:10.1002/ajp.23307

Lucchesi S, Cheng L, Wessling EG, Kambale B, Lokasola AL, Ortmann S, Surbeck M (2021): Importance of subterranean fungi in the diet of bonobos in Kokolopori. AM J PRIMATOL 83, e23308. doi:10.1002/ajp.23308

Mengüllüoğlu D, Ambarlı H, Barlow A, Paijmans JLA, Sayar AO, Emir H, Kandemir İ, Hofer H, Fickel J, Förster DW (2021): Mitogenome phylogeny including data from additional subspecies provides new insights into the historical biogeography of the Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx. GENES 12, 1216. doi:10.3390/genes12081216

Mengüllüoğlu D, Edwards S, Hofer H, Berger A (2021): Female and male Eurasian lynx have distinct spatial tactics at different life-history stages in a high-density population. ECOL EVOL 11, 10432–10445. doi:10.1002/ece3.7846

Milano S, Frahnert S, Hallau A, Töpfer T, Woog F, Voigt CC (2021): Isotope record tracks changes in historical wintering ranges of a passerine in sub-Saharan Africa. GLOB CHANGE BIOL 27, 5460–5468. doi:10.1111/gcb.15794

Paijmans JLA, Barlow A, Becker MS, Cahill JA, Fickel J, Förster DWG, Gries K, Hartmann S, Havmøller RW, Henneberger K, Kern C, Kitchener AC, Lorenzen ED, Westbury MV, Mayer F, O’Brien SJ, von Seth J, Sinding MHS, Spong G, Uphyrkina O, Wachter B, Dalén L, Bhak J, Manica A, Hofreiter M (2021): African and Asian leopards are highly differentiated at the genomic level. CURR BIOL 31, 1872–1882.e5. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2021.03.084

Pham LK, Tran BV, Le QT, Nguyen TT, Voigt CC (2021): Description of echolocation call parameters for urban bats in Vietnam as a stop towards a more integrated acoustic monitoring of urban wildlife in Southeast Asia. DIVERSITY 13, 18. doi:10.3390/d13010018

Portas R, Aschenborn OHK, Melzheimer J, Le Roux M, Uiseb KH, Czirják GÁ, Wachter B (2021): GPS telemetry reveals a zebra with anthrax as putative cause of death from three cheetahs in the Namib Desert. FRONT VET SCI 8, 714758. doi:10.3389/fvets.2021.714758

Rocha R, Aziz SA, Brook CE, Carvalho WD, Cooper-Bohannon R, Frick WF, Huang JCC, Kingston T, López-Baucells A, Maas B, Mathews F, Medellin RA, Olival KJ, Peel AJ, Plowright RK, Razgour O, Rebelo H, Rodrigues L, Rossiter SJ, Russo D, Straka TM, Teeling EC, Treuer T, Voigt CC, Webala PW (2021): Bat conservation and zoonotic disease risk: a research agenda to prevent misguided persecution in the aftermath of COVID-19. ANIM CONSERV 24, 303–307. doi:10.1111/acv.12636

Schabacker T, Lindecke O, Rizzi S, Marggraf L, Pētersons G, Voigt CC, Snijders L (2021): In situ novel environment assay reveals acoustic exploration as repeatable behavioral response in migratory bats. SCI REP 11, 8174. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-87588-y

Schares G, Joeres M, Rachel F, Tuschy M, Czirják GÁ, Maksimov P, Conraths FJ, Wachter B (2021): Molecular analysis suggests that Namibian cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) are definitive hosts of a so far undescribed Besnoitia species. PARARSITE VECTORS 14, 201. doi:10.1186/s13071-021-04697-3

Sharma B, Chakravarty R, Acharya PR (2021): The first record of European free-tailed bat Tadarida teniotis (Rafinesque, 1814) and note on probable elevational movement from Nepal. J ASIA-PAC BIODIVERS 14, 248–253. doi:10.1016/j.japb.2021.02.001

Stiegler J, Kiemel K, Hering R, Ullmann W, Strigl L, Eccard J, Ortmann S, Fischer C, Blaum N (2021): Seed traits matter – endozoochoric dispersal through a pervasive mobile linker. ECOL EVOL 11, 18477–18491. doi:10.1002/ece3.8440

Straka TM, Greving H, Voigt CC (2021): The effects of bat photographs on emotions, attitudes, intentions, and wildlife value orientations. HUM DIMENS WILDL 26, 596–603. doi:10.1080/10871209.2020.1864068

Straka TM, von der Lippe M, Voigt CC, Gandy M, Kowarik I, Buchholz S (2021): Light pollution impairs urban nocturnal pollinators but less so in areas with high tree cover. SCI TOTAL ENVIRON 778, 146244. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146244

Tatler J, Currie SE, Cassey P, Scharf A, Roshier D, Prowse TAA (2021): Accelerometer informed time-energy budgets reveal the importance of temperature to the activity of a wild, arid zone canid. MOV ECOL 9, 11. doi:10.1186/s40462-021-00246-w

Tee TL, van Manen FT, Kretzschmar P, Sharp SP, Wong ST, Gadas S, Ratnayeke S (2021): Anthropogenic edge effects in habitat selection by sun bears in a protected area. WILDLIFE BIOL 2021, wlb.00776. doi:10.2981/wlb.00776

Terranova M, Eggerschwiler L, Ortmann S, Clauss M, Kreuzer M, Schwarm A (2021): Increasing the proportion of hazel leaves in the diet of dairy cows reduced methane yield and excretion of nitrogen in volatile form, but not milk yield. ANIM FEED SCI TECH 276, 114790. doi:10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2020.114790

Voigt CC (2021): Insect fatalities at wind turbines as biodiversity sinks. CONSERV SCI PRACT 3, e336. doi:10.1111/csp2.366

Voigt CC, Dekker J, Fritze M, Gazaryan S, Hoelker F, Jones G, Lewanzik D, Limpens HJGA, Mathews F, Rydell J, Spoelstra K, Zagmaister M (2021): The impact of light pollution on bats varies according to foraging guild and habitat context. BIOSCIENCE 71, 1103–1109. doi:10.1093/biosci/biab087

Voigt CC, Russo D, Runkel V, Goerlitz HR (2021): Limitations of acoustic monitoring at wind turbines to evaluate fatality risk of bats. MAMMAL REV 51, 559–570. doi:10.1111/mam.12248


Arantes LS, Ferreira LCL, Driller M, Filho FPMR, Mazzoni CJ, Santos FR (2020): Genomic evidence of recent hybridization between sea turtles at Abrolhos Archipelago and its association to low reproductive output. SCI REP 10, 12847. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-69613-8

Barthel LMF, Wehner D, Schmidt A, Berger A, Hofer H, Fickel J (2020): Unexpected gene-flow in urban environments: The example of the European hedgehog. ANIMALS 10, 2315. doi:10.3390/ani10122315

Berger A, Barthel LMF, Rast W, Hofer H, Gras P (2020): Urban hedgehog behavioural responses to temporary habitat disturbance versus permanent fragmentation. ANIMALS 10, 2109. doi:10.3390/ani10112109

Berger A, Lozano B, Barthel LMF, Schubert N (2020): Moving in the dark – Evidence for an influence of artificial light at night on the movement behaviour of European hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus). ANIMALS 10, 1306. doi:10.3390/ani10081306

Bonnot NC*, Couriot O*, Berger A, Cagnacci F, Ciuti S, De Groeve J, Gehr B, Heurich M, Kjellander P, Kröschel M, Morellet N, Soennichsen L, Hewison AJM (2020): Fear of the dark? Contrasting impacts of humans versus lynx on diel activity of roe deer across Europe. J ANIM ECOL, 89, 132–145. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.13161

Clauss M, Dittmann MT, Vendl C, Hagen KB, Frei S, Ortmann S, Müller DWH, Hammer S, Munn AJ, Scharm A, Kreuzer M (2020): Review: Comparative methane production in mammalian herbivores. ANIMAL 14, s113-s123. doi:10.1017/S1751731119003161

Currie SE, Boonman A, Troxell S, Yovel Y, Voigt CC (2020): Echolocation at high intensity imposes metabolic costs on flying bats. NAT ECOL EVOL 4, 1174–1177. doi:10.1038/s41559-020-1249-8

Denninger TM, Schwarm A, Dohme-Meier F, Münger A, Bapst B, Wegmann S, Grandl F, Vanlierde A, Sorg D, Ortmann S, Clauss M, Kreuzer M (2020): Accuracy of methane emissions predicted from milk mid-infrared spectra and measured by laser methane detectors in Brown Swiss dairy cows. J DAIRY SCI 103, 2024–2039. doi:10.3168/jds.2019-17101

Deschner T, Hohmann G, Ortmann S, Schaebs FS, Behringer V (2020): Urinary total T3 levels as a method to monitor metabolic changes in relation to variation in caloric intake in captive bonobos (Pan paniscus). GEN COMP ENDOCRINOL 285, 113290. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2019.113290

Enners L, Guse N, Schwemmer P, Chagas A, Voigt CC, Garthe S (2020): Foraging ecology and diet of Eurasian spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia) in the German Wadden Sea. ESTUAR COAST SHELF SCI 233, 106539. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2019.106539

Frey R, Volodin IA, Volodina EV, Efremova KO, Menges V, Portas R, Melzheimer J, Fritsch G, Gerlach C, von Dörnberg K (2020): Savannah roars: The vocal anatomy and the impressive rutting calls of male impala (Aepyceros melampus) – highlighting the acoustic correlates of a mobile larynx. J ANAT 236, 398–424. doi:10.1111/joa.13114

Geiser F, Bondarenco A, Currie SE, Doty A, Körtner G, Law B, Pavey C, Riek A, Stawski C, Turbill C, Willis C, Brigham M (2020): Hibernation and daily torpor in Australian and New Zealand bats: Does the climate zone matter? AUST J ZOOL 67, 316–330. doi:10.1071/ZO20025

Hecht-Höger AM, Braun BC, Krause E, Meschede A, Krahe R, Voigt CC, Greenwood AD, Czirják GÁ (2020): Plasma proteomic profiles differ between European and North American myotid bats colonized by Pseudogymnoascus destructans. MOL ECOL 29, 1745–1755. doi:10.1111/mec.15437

Hedh L, Guglielmo CG, Johansson LC, Deakin JE, Voigt CC, Hedenström A (2020): Measuring power input, power output and energy conversion efficiency in uninstrumented flying birds. J EXP BIOL 223, jeb223545. doi:10.1242/jeb.223545

Heim O, Heim DN, Marggraf L, Voigt CC, Zhang X, Luo Y, Zheng J (2020): Variant maps for bat echolocation call identification algorithms. BIOACOUSTICS 29, 557–571. doi:10.1080/09524622.2019.1621776

Hejcmanová P, Ortmann S, Stoklasová L, Clauss M (2020): Digesta passage in common eland (Taurotragus oryx) on a monocot or a dicot diet. COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 246, 110720. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2020.110720

Hume T, Geiser F, Currie SE, Körtner G, Stawski C (2020): Responding to the weather: Energy budgeting by a small mammal in the wild. CURR ZOOL, 66, 15–20. doi:10.1093/cz/zoz023

Kimmig SE, Beninde J, Brandt M, Schleimer A, Kramer-Schadt S, Hofer H, Börner K, Schulze C, Wittstatt U, Heddergott M, Halczok T, Staubach C, Frantz AC (2020): Beyond the landscape: Resistance modelling infers physical and behavioural gene flow barriers to a mobile carnivore across a metropolitan area. MOL ECOL 29, 466–484. doi:10.1111/mec.15345

Kimmig SE, Flemming D, Kimmerle J, Cress U, Brandt M (2020): Elucidating the socio-demographics of wildlife tolerance using the example of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Germany. CONSERV SCI PRAC 2, e212. doi:10.1111/csp2.212

Kravchenko KA, Vlaschenko AS, Lehnert LS, Courtiol A, Voigt CC (2020): Generational shift in the migratory common noctule bat: first-year males lead the way to hibernacula at higher latitudes. BIOL LETT 16, 20200351. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2020.0351

Kretzschmar P, Auld H, Boag P, Gansloßer U, Scott C, Van Coeverden de Groot JP, Courtiol A (2020): Mate choice, reproductive success and inbreeding in white rhinoceros: New insight for conservation management. EVOL APPL 13, 699–714. doi:10.1111/eva.12894

Kurvers RHJM, Prox L, Farine DR, Jongeling C, Snijders L (2020): Season-specific carry-over of early life associations in a monogamous bird species. ANIM BEHAV 164, 25–37. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.03.016

Lehmann D, Mfune JKE, Gewers E, Cloete J, Aschenborn OHK, Mbomboro L, Kasona S, Brain C, Voigt CC (2020): Spatiotemporal responses of a desert dwelling ungulate to increasing aridity in north-eastern Namibia. J ARID ENVIRON 179, 104193. doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2020.104193

Lerma M, Dehnhard N, Luna-Jorquera G, Voigt CC, Garthe S (2020): Breeding stage, not sex, affects foraging characteristics in masked boobies at Rapa Nui. BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL 74, 149. doi:10.1007/s00265-020-02921-1

Mantoiu DS, Kravchenko K, Lehnert LS, Vlaschenko A, Moldovan OT, Mirea IC, Stanciu RC, Zaharia R, Popescu-Mirceni R, Nistorescu MC, Voigt CC (2020): Wildlife and infrastructure: Impact of wind turbines on bats in the Black Sea Coast region. EUR J WILDL RES 66, 44. doi:10.1007/s10344-020-01378-x

Marx M, Rocha G, Zehtindjiev P, Peev S, Bakaloudis D, Metzger B, Cecere JG, Spina F, Cianchetti-Benedetti M, Frahnert S, Gamauf A, Voigt CC, Quillfeldt P (2020): Using stable isotopes to assess population connectivity in the declining European Turtle doves (Streptopelia turtur). CONSERV SCI PRACT 2, e152. doi:10.1111/csp2.152

Melzheimer J, Heinrich SK, Wasiolka B, Müller R, Thalwitzer S, Palmegiani I, Weigold A, Portas R, Röder R, Krofel M, Hofer H, Wachter B (2020): Communication hubs of an asocial cat are the source of a human-carnivore conflict and key to its solution. PROC NATL ACAD SCI USA 117, 33325–33333. doi:10.1073/pnas.2002487117

Merling de Chapa M, Courtiol A, Engler M, Giese L, Rutz C, Lakermann M, Müskens G, van der Horst Y, Zollinger R, Wirth H, Kenntner N, Krüger O, Chakarov N, Müller A-K, Looft V, Grünkorn T, Hallau A, Altenkamp R, Krone O (2020): Phantom of the forest or successful citizen? Analysing how Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) cope with the urban environment. R SOC OPEN SCI 7, 201356. doi:10.1098/rsos.201356

Nusová G, Uhrin M, Voigt CC, Kaňuch P (2020): Tracing the geographic origin of common pipistrelles (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) swarming at a mass hibernaculum. MAMM BIOL 100, 601–610. doi:10.1007/s42991-020-00057-3

Prüter H, Franz M, Twietmeyer S, Böhm N, Middendorff G, Portas R, Melzheimer J, Kolberg H, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G, Greenwood AD, Lüschow D, Mühldorfer K, Czirják GÁ (2020): Increased immune marker variance in a population of invasive birds. SCI REP 10, 21764. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-78427-7

Rast W*, Kimmig SE*, Giese L, Berger A (2020): Machine learning goes wild: Using data from captive individuals to infer wildlife behaviours. PLOS ONE 15, e0227317. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0227317

Roeleke M, Blohm T, Hoffmeister W, Marggraf L, Schlägel UE, Teige T, Voigt CC (2020): Landscape structure influences the use of social information in an insectivorous bat. OIKOS 129, 912–923. doi:10.1111/oik.07158

Schiffmann C, Unterhitzenberger G, Ortmann S (2020): Extrahepatic biliary tract pathologies in mammalian species of zoo animals and wildlife: A review. J BASIC APPL ZOOL 81, 20. doi:10.1186/s41936-020-00162-2

Schlägel UE, Grimm V, Blaum N, Colangeli P, Dammhahn M, Eccard J, Hausmann SL, Herde A, Hofer H, Joshi J, Kramer-Schadt S, Litwin M, Lozada-Gobilard SD, Müller MEH, Müller T, Nathan R, Petermann JS, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Radchuk V, Rillig MC, Roeleke M, Schäfer M, Scherer C, Schiro G, Scholz C, Teckentrup L, Tiedemann R, Ullmann W, Voigt CC, Weithoff G, Jeltsch F (2020): Movement-mediated community assembly and coexistence. BIOL REV 95, 1073–1096. doi:10.1111/brv.12600

Scholz C, Firozpoor J, Kramer-Schadt S, Gras P, Schulze C, Kimmig S, Voigt CC, Ortmann S (2020): Individual dietary specialization in a generalist predator: A stable isotope analysis of urban and rural red foxes. ECOL EVOL 10, 8855–8870. doi:10.1002/ece3.6584

Seltmann A, Schares G, Aschenborn OHK, Heinrich SK, Thalwitzer S, Wachter B*, Czirják GÁ* (2020): Species-specific differences in Toxoplasma gondii, Neospora caninum and Besnoitia besnoiti seroprevalence in Namibian wildlife. PARASITE VECTORS 13, 7. doi:10.1186/s13071-019-3871-3

Sinz S, Leparmarai PT, Liesegang A, Ortmann S, Kreuzer M, Marquardt S (2020): Effects of dietary grapeseed extract on performance, energy and nitrogen balance as well as methane and nitrogen losses of lambs and goat kids. BRIT J NUTR 125, 26–37. doi:10.1017/S0007114520002512

Straka TM*, Greif S*, Schultz S*, Goerlitz H**, Voigt CC** (2020): The effect of cave illumination on bats. GLOB ECOL CONSERV 21, e00808. doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2019.e00808

Straka TM, Fritze M, Voigt CC (2020): The human dimensions of a green–green-dilemma: Lessons learned from the wind energy — wildlife conflict in Germany. ENERGY REP 6, 1768–1777. doi:10.1016/j.egyr.2020.06.028

Straka TM, Miller KK, Jacobs MH (2020): Understanding the acceptability of wolf management actions: Roles of cognition and emotion. HUM DIMENS WILDL 25, 33–46. doi:10.1080/10871209.2019.1680774

Voigt CC, Fritze M, Lindecke O, Costantini D, Pētersons G, Czirják GÁ (2020): The immune response of bats differs between pre-migration and migration seasons. SCI REP 10, 17384. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-74473-3

Voigt CC, Kravchenko K, Liechti F, Bumrungsri S (2020): Skyrocketing flights as a previously unrecognized behaviour of open-space foraging bats. ACTA CHIROPTEROL 21, 331–339. doi:10.3161/15081109ACC2019.21.2.008

Voigt CC, Scholl JM, Bauer J, Teige T, Yovel Y, Kramer-Schadt S, Gras P (2020): Movement responses of common noctule bats to the illuminated urban landscape. LANDSC ECOL 35, 189–201. doi:10.1007/s10980-019-00942-4


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Boukens B, Kristensen D, Filogonio R, Carreira L, Sartori M, Currie SE, Abe AS, Joyce W, Conner J, Opthof T, Crossley II D, Jensen B (2019): The electrocardiogram of vertebrates: Evolutionary changes from ectothermy to endothermy. PROG BIOPHYS MOL BIO 144, 16–29. doi:10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2018.08.005

Clauss M, Dittmann MT, Vendl C, Hagen KB, Frei S, Ortmann S, Müller DWH, Hammer S, Munn AJ, Schwarm A, Kreuzer M (2019): Comparative methane production in mammalian herbivores. ADV ANIM BIOSCI 10, 378. doi:10.1017/S2040470019000037

Clauss M, Hagen KB, Frei S, Ortmann S, Lawrenz A, Głogowski R, Fritz J, Flach EJ, Kreuzer M (2019): Digestive anatomy, physiology, resting metabolism and methane production in captive maras (Dolichotis patagonum). COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 235, 82–89. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2019.05.023

Costantini D, Czirják GÁ, Bustamante P, Bumrungsri S, Voigt CC (2019): Impacts of land use on an insectivorous tropical bat: The importance of mercury, physio-immunology and trophic position. SCI TOTAL ENVIRON 671, 1077–1085. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.398

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Costantini D, Lindecke O, Pētersons G, Voigt CC (2019): Migratory flight imposes oxidative stress in bats. CURR ZOOL 65, 147–153. doi:10.1093/cz/zoy039

Currie SE, Méné-Saffrané L, Fasel N (2019): Valuable carcasses: Post-mortem preservation of fatty acid composition in heart tissue. CONSERV PHYSIOL 7, coz005. doi:10.1093/conphys/coz005

Curto M, Winter S, Seiter A, Schmid L, Scheicher K, Barthel LMF, Plass J, Meimberg H (2019): Application of a SSR-GBS marker system on investigation of European hedgehog species and their hybrid zone dynamics. ECOL EVOL 9, 2814–2832. doi:10.1002/ece3.4960

Davidson Z, Dupuis-Desormeaux M, Dheer A, Pratt L, Preston E, Gilicho S, Mwololo M, Chege G, MacDonald SE, Doncaster CP (2019): Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul: Managing threatened predators of endangered and declining prey species. PEERJ 7, e7916. doi:10.7717/peerj.7916

Derix J, Ortmann S, Wiegmann L, Lawrenz A, Janssens GPJ, Clauss M (2019): Retention of solutes and particles in the gastrointestinal tract of a grazing cervid: Père David’s deer (Elaphurus davidianus). EUR J WILDL RES 65, 46. doi:10.1007/s10344-019-1288-0

Fasel NJ, McMillian K, Jakop U, Mene-Saffrane L, Engel KM, Genoud M, Müller K, Christe P (2019): Modification of sperm fatty acid composition during epididymal maturation in bats. REPRODUCTION 157, 77–85. doi:10.1530/REP-18-0463

Fritze M, Costantini D, Fickel J, Wehner D, Czirják GÁ*, Voigt CC* (2019): Immune response of hibernating European bats to a fungal challenge. BIOL OPEN 8, bio046078. doi:10.1242/bio.046078

Fritze M, Lehnert LS, Heim O, Lindecke O, Roeleke M, Voigt CC (2019): Fledermausschutz im Schatten der Windenergie – Deutschlands Experten vermissen Transparenz und bundesweite Standards in den Genehmigungsverfahren. (Bat conservation in the shadow of wind energy – Germany’s experts miss transparency and nationwide standards in approval procedures). NATURSCHUTZ UND LANDSCHAFTSPLANUNG 51, 20–27.

Hagen KB, Frei S, Ortmann S, Głogowski R, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2019): Digestive efficiency, digesta passage, resting metabolism and methane production in captive juvenile nutria (Myocastor coypus). EUR J WILDL RES 65, 2–9. doi:10.1007/s10344-018-1239-1

Hagen KB, Hammer S, Frei S, Ortmann S, Głogowski R, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2019): Digestive physiology, resting metabolism and methane production of captive Indian crested porcupine (Hystrix indica). J ANIM FEED SCI 28, 69–77. doi:10.22358/jafs/102741/2019

Hermes R, Hildebrandt TB, Göritz F, Fasel NJ, Holtze S (2019): First cryopreservation of phyllostomid bat sperm. THERIOGENOLOGY 131, 28–31. doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.03.014

Hofman MPG, Hayward MW, Heim M, Marchand P, Rolandsen C, Mattisson J, Urbano F, Heurich M, Mysterud A, Melzheimer J, Morellet N, Voigt U, Allen BL, Gehr B, Rouco C, Ullmann W, Holland Ø, Jorgensen N, Steinheim G, Cagnacci F, Kröschel M, Kaczensky P, Buveibaatar B, Payne JC, Palmegiani I, Jerina K, Kjellander P, Johansson Ö, LaPoint S, Bayrakçismith R, Linnell J, Zaccaroni M, Jorge MLSP, Oshima JEF, Songhurst A, Fischer C, Mc Bride RT, Thompson JT, Streif S, Sandfort R, Bonenfant C, Drouilly M, Klapproth M, Zinner D, Yarnell R, Stronza A, Willmott L, Meisingset E, Thaker M, Vanak AT, Nicoloso S, Gräber R, Saïd S, Boudreau MT, Devlin A, Hoogesteijn R, May-Junior JA, Nifong JC, Odden J, Quigley H, Tortato FR, Parker DM, Caso A, Perrine J, Tellaeche C, Zieba F, Zwijacz-Kozica T, Appel C, Axsom I, Bean WT, Cristescu B, Périquet S, Teichman KJ, Karpanty S, Licoppe A, Menges V, Black K, Scheppers T, Schai-Braun SC, de Azevedo FC, Lemos FG, Payne A, Swanepoel LH, Weckworth BV, Berger A, Bertassoni A, McCulloch G, Šustr P, Athreya V, Bockmuehl D, Caesar J, Ekori A, Melovski D, Richard-Hansen C, Van De Vyver D, Reyna-Hurtado R, Robardet E, Selva N, Sergiel A, Farhadinia M, Sunde P, Portas R, Ambarli H, Berzins R, Kappeler PM, Mann GK, Pyritz L, Bisset C, Grant T, Steinmetz R, Swedell L, Welch RJ, Armenteras D, Bidder OR, González TM, Rosenblatt A, Kacjel S, Balkenhol N (2019): Right on track? Performance of satellite telemetry in terrestrial wildlife research. PLOS ONE 14, 1–26. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0216223

Hohmann G, Ortmann S, Remer T, Fruth B (2019): Fishing for iodine: What aquatic foraging by bonobos tells us about human evolution. BMC ZOOL 4, 5. doi:10.1186/s40850-019-0043-z

Khwaja H, Buchan C, Wearn OR, Bahaa-el-din L, Bantlin D, Bernard H, Bitariho R, Bohm T, Borah J, Brodie J, Chutipong W, du Preez B, Ebang-Mbele A, Edwards S, Fairet E, Frechette JL, Garside A, Gibson L, Giordano A, Veeraswami Gopi G, Granados A, Gubbi S, Harich F, Haurez B, Havmøller RW, Helmy O, Isbell LA, Jenks K, Kalle R, Kamjing A, Khamcha D, Kiebou-Opepa C, Kinnaird M, Kruger C, Laudisoit A, Lynam A, Macdonald SE, Mathai J, Metsio Sienne J, Meier A, Mills D, Mohd-AzlanJ, Nakashima Y, Nash HC, Ngoprasert D, Nguyen A, O’Brien T, Olson D, Orbell C, Poulsen J, Ramesh T, Reeder D, Reyna R, Rich LN, Rode-Margono J, Rovero F, Sheil D, Shirley MH, Stratford K, Sukumal N, Suwanrat S, Tantipisanuh N, Tilker A, Van Berkel T, Van der Weyde LK, Varney M, Weise F, Wiesel I, Wilting A, Wong ST, Waterman C, Challender DWS (2019): Pangolins in global camera trap data: Implications for ecological monitoring. GLOB ECOL CONSERV 20, e00769. doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2019.e00769

Kiani A, Clauss M, Ortmann S, Vendl C, Congdon ER, Herrera EA, Kreuzer M, Schwarm A (2019): Digestive physiology of captive capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris). ZOO BIOL 38, 167–179. doi:10.1002/zoo.21472

Kravchenko K, Lehnert LS, Vlaschenko AS, Voigt CC (2019): Multiple isotope tracers in fur keratin discriminate between mothers and offspring. RAPID COMMUN MASS SPECTROM 33, 907–913. doi:10.1002/rcm.8417

Leparmarai PT, Sinz S, Kunz C, Liesegang A, Ortmann S, Kreuzer M, Marquardt S (2019): Transfer of total phenols from a grapeseed-supplemented diet to dairy sheep and goat milk, and effects on performance and milk quality. J ANIM SCI 97, 1840–1851. doi:10.1093/jas/skz046

Lindecke O, Elksne A, Holland RA, Pētersons G, Voigt CC (2019): Experienced migratory bats integrate the sun’s position at dusk for navigation at night. CURR BIOL 29, 1369–1373. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.002

Lindecke O, Elksne A, Holland RA, Pētersons G, Voigt CC (2019): Orientation and flight behaviour identify the Soprano pipistrelle as a migratory species at the Baltic Sea coast. J ZOOL 308, 56–65. doi:10.1111/jzo.12654

Ludwig C, Dehnhard M, Pribbenow S, Silinski-Mehr S, Hofer H, Wachter B (2019): Asymmetric reproductive aging in cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) females in European zoos. J ZOO AQUAR RES 7, 87–93. doi:10.19227/jzar.v7i2.382

Matsuda I, Espinosa-Gómez FC, Ortmann S, Sha JCM, Osman I, Nijboer J, Schwarm A, Ikeda T, Clauss M (2019): Retention marker excretion suggests incomplete digesta mixing across the order primates. PHYSIOL BEHAV 208, 112558. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.112558

Mengüllüoğlu D, Ambarli H (2019): Assessing caracal-prey interactions by spatial and temporal analyses. EUR J WILDL RES 65, 54. doi:10.1007/s10344-019-1294-2

Mengüllüoğlu D, Fickel J, Hofer H, Förster DW (2019): Non-invasive faecal sampling reveals spatial organization and improves measures of genetic diversity for the conservation assessment of territorial species: Caucasian lynx as a case species. PLOS ONE 14, e0216549. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0216549

Mengüllüoğlu D, İlaslan E, Emir H, Berger A (2019): Diet and wild ungulate preferences of wolves in northwestern Anatolia during winter. PEERJ 7, e7446. doi:10.7717/peerj.7446

Montero-Mendieta S, Dheer A (2019): Digest: Resolving phylogenomic conflicts in characiform fishes. EVOLUTION 73, 416–418. doi:10.1111/evo.13666

Naguib M, Diehl J, van Oers K, Snijders L (2019): Repeatability of signalling traits in the avian dawn chorus. FRONT ZOOL 16, 27. doi:10.1186/s12983-019-0328-7

Przybyło M, Clauss M, Ortmann S, Kowalski ZM, Górka P (2019): The effect of fructose supplementation on feed intake, nutrient digestibility and digesta retention time in Reeves’s muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi). J ANIM PHYSIOL ANIM NUTR 103, 1684–1693. doi:10.1111/jpn.13188

Przybyło M, Hummel J, Ortmann S, Codron D, Kohlschein G-M, Kilga D, Smithyman J, Przybyło U, Świerk S, Hammer S, Hatt J-M, Górka P, Clauss M (2019): Digesta passage in nondomestic ruminants: Separation mechanisms in ‘moose-type’ and ‘cattle-type’ species, and seemingly atypical browsers. COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 235, 180–192. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2019.06.010

Rast W*, Barthel LMF*, Berger A (2019): Music festival makes hedgehogs move: How individuals cope behaviourally in response to human-induced stressors. ANIMALS 9, 455. doi:10.3390/ani9070455

Schwemmer P, Corman AM, Koch D, Borrmann RM, Koschorreck J, Voigt CC, Garthe S (2019): Charakterisierung der Habitatwahl von Silbermöwen Larus argentatus durch GPS-Datenlogger zur Einschätzung der Schadstoffbelastung an der deutschen Nordseeküste. VOGELWARTE 57, 13–30.

Schwensow N, Castro-Prieto A, Wachter B, Sommer S (2019): Immunological MHC supertypes and allelic expression: How low is the functional MHC diversity in free-ranging Namibian cheetahs? CONSERV GENET 20, 66–80. doi:10.1007/s10592-019-01143-x

Seeber PA, McEwen GK, Löber U, Förster DW, East ML, Melzheimer J, Greenwood AD (2019): Terrestrial mammal surveillance using hybridization capture of environmental DNA from African waterholes. MOL ECOL RESOUR 19, 1486–1496. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.13069

Seltmann A, Webster F, Ferreira SCM, Czirják GÁ, Wachter B (2019): Age-specific gastrointestinal parasite shedding in free-ranging cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) on Namibian farmland. PARASITOL RES 118, 851–859. doi:10.1007/s00436-018-6190-2

Snijders L, Greggor AL, Hilderink F, Doran C (2019): Effectiveness of animal conditioning interventions in reducing human-wildlife conflict. A systematic map protocol. ENVIRON EVID 8, 10. doi:10.1186/s13750-019-0153-7

Snijders L, Kurvers RHJM, Krause S, Tump AN, Ramnarine IW, Krause J (2019): Females facilitate male food patch discovery in a wild fish population. J ANIM ECOL 88, 1950–1960. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.13086

Straka TM, Wolf M, Gras P, Buchholz S, Voigt CC (2019): Tree cover mediates the effect of artificial light on urban bats. FRONT ECOL EVOL 7, 91. doi:10.3389/fevo.2019.00091

Troxell SA, Holderied MW, Pētersons G, Voigt CC (2019): Nathusius’ bats optimize long-distance migration by flying at maximum range speed. J EXP BIOL 222, jeb1766396. doi:10.1242/jeb.176396

Voigt CC, Bumrungsri S, Roeleke M (2019): Rapid descent flight by a molossid bat (Chaerephon plicatus) returning to its cave. MAMM BIOL 95, 15–17. doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2019.01.001

Voigt CC, Rosner E, Guglielmo CG, Currie SE (2019): Fatty acid profiles of the European migratory common noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula). SCI NAT 106, 33. doi:10.1007/s00114-019-1627-8

Voigt CC, Straka TM, Fritze M (2019): Producing wind energy at the cost of biodiversity: A stakeholder view on a green-green dilemma. J RENEW SUSTAIN ENER 11, 063303. doi:10.1063/1.5118784

Vullioud C*, Davidian E*, Wachter B, Rousset F, Courtiol A*, Höner OP* (2019): Social support drives female dominance in the spotted hyaena. NAT ECOL EVOL 3, 71–76. doi:10.1038/s41559-018-0718-9


Ambarlı H, Mengüllüoğlu D, Fickel J, Förster DW (2018): Population genetics of the main population of brown bears in southwest Asia. PEERJ 6:e5660. doi:10.7717/peerj.5660

Briedis M, Krist M, Král M, Voigt CC, Adamík P (2018): Linking events throughout the annual cycle in a migratory bird - non-breeding period buffers accumulation of carry-over effects. BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL 72, 93. doi:10.1007/s00265-018-2509-3

Brlík V, Ilieva M, Lisovski S, Voigt CC, Procházka P (2018): First insights into the migration route and migratory connectivity of the Paddyfield Warbler using geolocator tagging and stable isotope analysis. J ORNITHOL 159, 879-882. doi:10.1007/s10336-018-1557-9

Costantini D, Seeber PA, Soilemetzidou S-E, Azab W, Bohner J, Buuveibaatar B, Czirják G, East ML, Greunz EA, Kaczensky P, Lamglait B, Melzheimer J, Uiseb K, Ortega A, Osterrieder N, Sandgreen DM, Simon M, Walzer C, Greenwood AD (2018): Physiological costs of infection: Herpesvirus replication is linked to blood oxidative stress in equids. SCI REP 8, 10347. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-28688-0

Couriot O, Hewison AJM, Saïd S, Cagnacci F, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Linnell JDC, Mysterud A, Peters W, Urbano F, Heurich M, Kjellander P, Nicoloso S, Berger A, Sustr P, Kroeschel M, Soennichsen L, Sandfort R, Gehr B, Morellet N (2018): Truly sedentary? The multi-range tactic as a response to resource heterogeneity and unpredictability in a large herbivore. OECOLOGIA 187, 47-60. doi:10.1007/s00442-018-4131-5

Currie SE, Stawski C, Geiser F (2018): Cold-hearted bats: Uncoupling of heart rate and metabolism during torpor at subzero temperatures. J EXP BIOL 221. doi:10.1242/jeb.170894

Edwards S, Portas R, Hanssen L, Beytell P, Melzheimer J, Stratford K (2018): The spotted ghost: Density and distribution of serval Leptailurus serval in Namibia. AFR J ECOL 56, 831-840. doi:10.1111/aje.12540

Edwards S, Fischer M, Wachter B, Melzheimer J (2018): Coping with intrasexual behavioural differences: Capture-recapture abundance estimation of male cheetah. ECOL EVOL 8, 9171-9180. doi:10.1002/ece3.4410

Edwards S, Cooper S, Uiseb K, Hayward M, Wachter B, Melzheimer J (2018): Making the most of by-catch data: Assessing the feasibility of utilising non-target camera trap data for occupancy modelling of a large felid. AFR J ECOL 56, 885-894. doi:10.1111/aje.12511

Enners, L, Schwemmer P, Corman A-M, Voigt CC, Garthe S (2018): Intercolony variations in movement patterns and foraging behaviors among herring gulls (Larus argentatus) breeding in the eastern Wadden sea. ECOL EVOL 8, 7529-7542. doi:10.1002/ece3.4167

Flemming D, Cress U, Kimmig S, Brandt M, Kimmerle J (2018): Emotionalization in science communication: The impact of narratives and visual representations on knowledge gain and risk perception. FRONT COMMUN 3, 3. doi:10.3389/fcomm.2018.00003

Förschler M, Voigt CC, Bairlein F (2018): Potential origin of white-crowned wheatear in Denmark and Germany in 2010. DUTCH BIRDING 40, 400-405.

Frigerio D, Pipek P, Kimmig S, Winter S, Melzheimer J, Diblíková L, Wachter B, Richter Annett (2018): Citizen science and wildlife biology: Synergies and challenges. ETHOLOGY 124, 365-377. doi:10.1111/eth.12746

Gardner PC, Goossens B, Goon Ee Wern J, Kretzschmar P, Bohm T, Vaughan IP (2018): Spatial and temporal behavioural responses of wild cattle to tropical forest degradation. PLOS ONE 13, e019544. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0195444

Grandl F, Schwarm A, Ortmann S, Furger M, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2018): Kinetics of solutes and particles of different size in the digestive tract of cattle of 0.5-10 years of age, and relationships with methane production. J ANIM PHYSIOL ANIM NUTR 102, 639-651. doi:10.1111/jpn.12862

Grueter CC, Wright E, Abavandimwe D, Ortmann S, Mudakikwa A, Musana A, Uwingeli P, Ndagijimana F, Vecellio V, Stoinski TS, Robbins MM (2018): Going to extremes for sodium acquisition: Use of community land and high-altitude areas by mountain gorillas Gorilla beringei in Rwanda. BIOTROPICA 50, 826-834. doi:10.1111/btp.12598

Guerra Aldrigui L, Nogueira-Filho SLG, Mendes A, Souza Altino V, Ortmann S, Nogueira SSC, Clauss M (2018): Effect of different feeding regimes on cecotrophy behaviour and retention of solute and particle markers in the digestive tract of paca (Cuniculus paca). COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 226, 57-65. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.08.013

Hagen KB, Müller DWH, Ortmann S, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2018): Digesta kinetics in two arvicoline rodents, the field vole (Microtus agrestis) and the steppe lemming (Lagurus lagurus). MAMM BIOL 89, 71-78. doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2018.01.003

Harmeier A, Meyer CA, Staempfli A, Casagrande F, Petrinovic MM, Zhang Y-P, Künnecke B, Iglesias A, Höner OP, Hoener MC (2018): How female mice attract males: A urinary volatile amine activates a trace amine-associated receptor that induces male sexual interest. FRONT PHARMACOL 9, 924. doi:10.3389/fphar.2018.00924

Heim O, Lenski J, Schulz J, Jung K, Kramer-Schadt S, Eccard JA, Voigt CC (2018): The relevance of vegetation structure and smaller water bodies for bats foraging above farmland. BASIC APPL ECOL 27, 9-19. doi:10.1016/j.baae.2017.12.001

Hummel J, Scheurich F, Ortmann S, Crompton LA, Gerken M, Clauss M (2018): Comparative selective retention of particle size classes in the gastrointestinal tract of ponies and goats. J ANIM PHYSIOL ANIM NUTR 102, 429-439. doi:10.1111/jpn.12763

Lehnert LS, Kramer-Schadt S, Teige T, Hoffmeister U, Popa-Lisseanu A, Bontadina F, Ciechanowski M, Dechmann DKN, Kravchenko K, Presetnik P, Starrach M, Straube M, Zöphel U, Voigt CC (2018): Variability and repeatability of noctule bat migration in Central Europe: Evidence for partial and differential migration. PROC R SOC B-BIOL SCI 285, 20182174. doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.2174

Manfrin A, Lehmann D, Larsen S, van Grunsven RHA, Syväranta J, Wharton G, Voigt CC, Monaghan MT, Hölker F (2018): Dietary changes in predators and scavengers in a nocturnally illuminated riparian ecosystem. OIKOS 127, 960-969. doi:10.1111/oik.04696

Melzheimer J, Streif S, Wasiolka B, Fischer M, Thalwitzer S, Heinrich S, Weigold A, Hofer H, Wachter B (2018): Queuing, take-overs, and becoming a fat cat: Long-term data reveal two distinct male spatial tactics at different life-history stages in Namibian cheetahs. ECOSPHERE 9, e02308. doi:10.1002/ecs2.2308

Mengüllüoğlu D, Ambarlı H, Berger A, Hofer H (2018): Foraging ecology of Eurasian lynx populations in southwest Asia: Conservation implications for a diet-specialist. ECOL EVOL 8, 9451-9463. doi:10.1002/ece3.4439

Roeleke M, Johannsen L, Voigt CC (2018): How bats escape the competitive exclusion principle - Seasonal shift from intraspecific to interspecific competition drives space use in a bat ensemble. FRONT ECOL EVOL 6, 101. doi:10.3389/fevo.2018.00101

Roeleke M, Teige T, Hoffmeister U, Klingler F, Voigt CC (2018): Aerial-hawking bats adjust their space use to the lunar cycle. MOV ECOL 6, 11. doi:10.1186/s40462-018-0131-7

Roeleke M, Bumrungsri S, Voigt CC (2018): Bats probe the aerosphere by landscape-guided altitudinal flights. MAMM REV 48, 7-11. doi:10.1111/mam.12109

Rosner E, Voigt CC (2018): Oxidation of linoleic and palmetic acid in pre-hibernating and hibernating common noctule bats by 13C breath testing. J EXP BIOL 221, jeb168096. doi:10.1242/jeb.168096

Sarout BNM, Waterhouse A, Duthie C-A, Poli CHEC, Haskell M, Berger A, Umstätter C (2018): Assessment of circadian rhythm of activity combined with random regression model as a novel approach to monitoring sheep in an extensive system. APPL ANIM BEHAV SCI 207, 26-38. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2018.06.007

Seiler N, Boesch C, Stephens C, Ortmann S, Mundry R, Robbins MM (2018): Social and ecological correlates of space use patterns in Bwindi mountain gorillas. AM J PRIMATOL 80, e22754. doi:10.1002/ajp.22754

Voigt CC, Currie SE, Fritze M, Röleke M, Lindecke O (2018): Conservation strategies for bats at high altitudes. BIOSCIENCE 68, 427-435. doi:10.1093/biosci/biy040

Voigt CC, Rehnig, K, Lindecke O, Petersons, G (2018): Migratory bats are attracted by red light but not by warm-white light: Implications for the protection of nocturnal migrants. ECOL EVOL 8, 9353-9361. doi:10.1002/ece3.4400

Voigt CC, Kofel M, Menges V, Wachter B, Melzheimer J (2018): Sex-specific dietary specialization in a terrestrial apex predator, the leopard, revealed by stable isotope analysis. J ZOOL 306, 1-7. doi:10.1111/jzo.12566

Weyrich A, Jeschek M, Schrapers KT, Lenz D, Chung H, Rübensam K, Yasar S, Schneemann M, Ortmann S, Jewgenow K, Fickel J (2018): Diet changes alter paternally inherited epigenetic pattern in male Wild guinea pigs. ENVIRON EPIGENET 4, dvy011. doi:10.1093/eep/dvy011


Brieger F, Hagen R, Kröschel M, Hartig F, Petersen I, Ortmann S, Suchant R (2017): Do roe deer react to wildlife warning reflectors? A test combining a controlled experiment with field observations. EUR J WILDL RES 63, 72. doi:10.1007/s10344-017-1130-5

Brieger F, Kämmerle JL, Martschuk N, Ortmann S, Hagen R (2017): No evidence for a ‘warning effect’ of blue light in roe deer. WILDLIFE BIOL 2017, wlb.00331. doi:10.2981/wlb.00331

Britton-Davidian J, Caminade P, Davidian E, Pagès M (2017): Does chromosomal change restrict gene flow between house mouse populations (Mus musculus domesticus)? Evidence from microsatellite polymorphisms. BIOL J LINN SOC 122, 224-240. doi:10.1093/biolinnean/blx053

Burnik Sturm M, Ganbaatar O, Voigt CC, Kacensky P (2017): First field-based observations of d2H and d18O values of event-based precipitation, rivers and other water bodies in the Dzungarian Gobi, SW Mongolia. ISOTOPES ENVIRON HEALTH STUD 53, 157-171. doi:10.1080/10256016.2016.1231184

Burnik Sturm M, Ganbaatar O, Voigt CC, Kaczensky P (2017): Sequential stable isotope analysis reveals differences in dietary history of three sympatric equid species in the Mongolian Gobi. J APPL ECOL 54, 1110-1119. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12825

Cinková I, Ganslosser U, Kretzschmar P (2017): Effect of supplementary feeding on the social behaviour and distribution patterns of free-ranging southern white rhinoceros. MAMMALIA 81, 433-443. doi:10.1515/mammalia-2016-0016

Costantini D, Wachter B, Melzheimer J, Czirják GÁ (2017): Socioecological and environmental predictors of physiological stress markers in a threatened feline species. CONSERV PHYSIOL 5, cox069. doi:10.1093/conphys/cox069

Cusack JJ, Dickman AJ, Kalyahe M, Rowcliffe JM, Carbone C, MacDonald DW, Coulson T (2017): Revealing kleptoparasitic and predatory tendencies in an African mammal community using camera traps: A comparison of spatiotemporal approaches. OIKOS 126, 812-822, 2017. doi:10.1111/oik.03403

Durant SM, Mitchell N, Groom R, Pettorelli N, Ipavec A, Jacobson AP, Woodroffe R, Böhm M, Hunter LT, Becker MS, Broekhuis F, Bashir S, Andresen L, Aschenborn O, Beddiaf M, Belbachir F, Belbachir-Bazi A, Berbash A, Brandao de Matos Machado I, Breitenmoser C, Chege M, Cilliers D, Davies-Mostert H, Dickman AJ, Ezekiel F, Farhadinia MS, Funston P, Henschel P, Horgan J, de Iongh HH, Jowkar H, Klein R, Lindsey PA, Marker L, Marnewick K, Melzheimer J, Merkle J, M’soka J, Msuha M, O’Neill H, Parker M, Purchase G, Sahailou S, Saidu Y, Samna A, Schmidt-Küntzel A, Selebatso E, Sogbohossou EA, Soultan A, Stone E, van der Meer E, van Vuuren R, Wykstra M, Young-Overton K (2017): The global decline of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus and what it means for conservation. PROC NATL ACAD SCI USA 114, 528-533. doi:10.1073/pnas.1611122114

Fasel NJ, Mène-Saffrané L, Ruczynski I, Komar E, Christe P (2017): Diet induced modifications of fatty-acid composition in mealworm larvae (Tenebrio molitor). J FOOD RES 6, 22-31. doi:10.5539/jfr.v6n5p22

Frei S, Ortmann S, Kreuzer M, Hatt J-M, Clauss M (2017): Digesta retention patterns in geese (Anser anser) and turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) and deduced function of avian caeca. COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 204, 219-227. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2016.12.001

Hagen R, Heurich M, Storch I, Hanewinkel M, Kramer-Schadt S (2017): Linking annual variations of roe deer bag records to large-scale winter conditions: spatio-temporal development in Europe between 1961 and 2013. EUR J WILDL RES 63, 97. doi:10.1007/s10344-017-1155-9

Heim O, Lorenz L, Kramer-Schadt S, Jung K, Voigt CC, Eccard JA (2017): Landscape and scale dependent spatial niches of bats foraging above intensively used arable field. ECOL PROCESS 6, 24. doi:10.1186/s13717-017-0091-7

Heinrich SK, Hofer H, Courtiol A, Melzheimer J, Dehnhard M, Czirják GÁ*, Wachter B* (2017): Cheetahs have a stronger constitutive innate immunity than leopards. SCI REP 7, 44837. doi:10.1038/srep44837

Heitlinger E, Ferreira SC, Thierer D, Hofer H, East ML (2017): The intestinal eukaryote and bacterial biome of spotted hyenas: the impact of social status and age on diversity and composition. FRONT CELL INFECT MICROBIOL 7, 262. doi:10.3389/fcimb.2017.00262

Kaczensky P, Burnik Sturm M, Sabliln MV, Voigt CC, Smith S, Ganbaatar O, Balint B, Walzer C, Spasskaya NN (2017): Stable isotopes reveal diet shift from pre-extinction to reintroduced Przewalski’s horses. SCI REP 7, 5950. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-05329-6

Keicher LM, O’Mara MT, Voigt CC, Dechmann DKN (2017): Stable carbon isotopes in breath reveals fast incorporation rates and seasonally variable but rapid fat turnover in the common shrew (Sorex araneus). J EXP BIOL 220, 2834-2841. doi:10.1242/jeb.159947

Kofer J, Hofer H, Hartmann S (2017): Next generation parasitologists: new structured training programs meet current educational challenges. TRENDS PARASITOL 33, 423-425. doi:10.1016/

Landgraf C, Wilhelm K, Wirth J, Weiss M, Kipper S (2017): Affairs happen - to whom? A study on extrapair paternity in common nightingales. CURR ZOOL 63, 421-431. doi:10.1093/cz/zox024

Lesniak I, Heckmann I, Heitlinger E, Szentiks CA, Nowak C, Harms V, Jarausch A, Reinhardt I, Kluth G, Hofer H, Krone O (2017): Population expansion and individual age affect endoparasite richness and diversity in a recolonizing large carnivore population. SCI REP 7, 41730. doi:10.1038/srep41730

Lesniak I, Franz M, Heckmann I, Greenwood AD, Hofer H, Krone O (2017): Surrogate hosts: Hunting dogs and recolonizing grey wolves share their endoparasites. INT J PARASITOL-PARASIT WILDL 6, 278-286. doi:10.1016/j.ijppaw.2017.09.001

Lewanzik D, Voigt CC (2017): Transition from conventional to light-emitting diode street lighting changes activity of urban bats. J APPL ECOL 54, 264-271. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12758

Menke S, Meier M, Mfune JKE, Melzheimer J, Wachter B, Sommer S (2017): Effects of host traits and land-use changes on the gut microbiota of the Namibian black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas). FEMS MICROBIOL ECOL 93, fix123. doi:10.1093/femsec/fix123

Nikolin VM, Olarte-Castillo XA, Osterrieder N, Hofer H, Dubovi E, Mazzoni CJ, Brunner E, Goller KV, Fyumagwa RD, Moehlman PD, Thierer D, East ML (2017): Canine distemper virus in the Serengeti ecosystem: molecular adaptation to different carnivore species. MOL ECOL 26, 2111-2130. doi:10.1111/mec.13902

O’Mara MT, Wikelski M, Voigt CC, Maat A, Pollock H, Burness G, Desantis L, Dechmann DKN (2017): Cyclic bouts of extreme bradycardia counteract the high metabolism of frugivorous bats. ELIFE 19, e26686. doi:10.7554/eLife.26686

Ohse B, Hammerbacher A, Seele C, Meldau S, Reichelt M, Ortmann S, Wirth C (2017): Salivary cues: Simulated roe deer browsing induces systemic changes in phytohormones and defense chemistry in wild-grown maple and beech saplings. FUNCT ECOL 31, 340-349. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12717

Ossi F, Gaillard JM, Hebblewhite M, Morellet N, Sandfort R, Kröschel M, Kjellander P, Mysterud A, Linnell JDC, Heurich M, Soennichsen L, Sustr P, Berger A, Rocca M, Urbano F, Ranc N, Cagnacci F (2017): Plastic response by a small cervid to supplemental feeding in winter across a wide environmental gradient. ECOSPHERE 8, e01629. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1629

Potgieter GC, Weise FJ, Wachter B, Melzheimer J, Wiesel I, Stratford K (2017): Comment on Rust et al.: Human-carnivore conflict in Namibia is not simply about black and white. SOC NAT RESOUR 30, 1299-1303. doi:10.1080/08941920.2017.1283077

Pribbenow S, Shrivastav TG, Dehnhard M (2017): Measu-ring fecal testosterone metabolites in spotted hyenas: Choosing the wrong assay may lead to erroneous results. J IMMUNOASSAY IMMUNOCHEM 38, 308-321. doi:10.1080/15321819.2016.1260584

Sebastiano M, Eens M, Angelier F, Pineau K, Chastel O, Costantini D (2017): Corticosterone, inflammation, immune status and telomere length in frigatebird nestlings facing a severe herpesvirus infection. CONSERV PHYSIOL 5:cow073. doi:10.1093/conphys/cow073

Seeber PA*, Soilemetzidou SE*, East ML, Walzer C, Greenwood AD (2017): Equine behavioral enrichment toys as tools for non-invasive recovery of viral and host DNA. ZOO BIOL 36, 341-344. doi:10.1002/zoo.21380

Seltmann A, Corman V, Drosten C, Czirják GÁ, Bernard J, Struebig M, Voigt CC (2017): Seasonal fluctuations of astrovirus, but not coronavirus, shedding in bats inhabiting human-modified tropical forests. ECOHEALTH 14, 272-284. doi:10.1007/s10393-017-1245-x

Seltmann A, Czirják GÁ, Courtiol A, Bernard H, Struebig M, Voigt CC (2017): Habitat disturbance results in chronic stress and impared health status in forest-dwelling paleotropical bats. CONSERV PHYSIOL 5, cox020. doi:10.1093/conphys/cox020

Sönnichsen L, Borowik T, Podgórski T, Plis K, Berger A, Jędrzejewska B (2017): Survival rates and causes of mortality in roe deer in a rural landscape, Eastern Poland. MAMM RES 62, 141-147. doi:10.1007/s13364-017-0308-2

Spaak JW, Baert JM, Baird DJ, Maltby L, Pomati, F, Radchuk V, Rohr JR, van den Brink PJ, de Laender F (2017): Shifts of community composition and population density substantially affect ecosystem function despite invariant richness. ECOL LETT 20, 1315-1324. doi:10.1111/ele.12828

Stillfried M, Fickel J, Börner K, Wittstatt U, Heddergott M, Ortmann S, Kramer-Schadt S, Frantz AC (2017): Do cities represent sources, sinks or isolated islands for urban wild boar population structure? J APPL ECOL 54, 272-281. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12756

Stillfried M, Gras P, Busch M, Börner K, Kramer-Schadt S, Ortmann S (2017): Wild inside: Urban wild boar select natural, not anthropogenic food resources. PLOS ONE 12, e0175127. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175127

Stillfried M, Gras P, Börner K, Göritz F, Painer J, Röllig K, Wenzler M, Hofer H, Ortmann S, Kramer-Schadt S (2017): Secrets of success in a landscape of fear: Urban wild boar adjust risk perception and tolerate disturbance. FRONT ECOL EVOL 5,157. doi:10.3389/fevo.2017.00157

Voigt CC, Frick WF, Holderied MW, Holland R, Kerth G, Plowright R, Swartz S, Yovel Y (2017): Principles and patterns of bat movements: From aerodynamics to ecology. Q REV BIOL 92, 267-287. doi:10.1086/693847

Voigt CC, Röleke M, Marggraf L, Petersons G, Voigt-Heucke SL (2017): Migratory bats respond to artificial green light with positive phototaxis. PLOS ONE 12, e0177748. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177748

Wasimuddin, Menke S, Melzheimer J, Thalwitzer S, Heinrich S, Wachter B, Sommer S (2017): Gut microbiomes of free-ranging and captive Namibian cheetahs: Diversity, putative functions and occurrence of potential pathogens. MOL ECOL 26, 5515-5527. doi:10.1111/mec.14278

Weise FJ, Vijay V, Jacobson AP, Schoonover RF, Groom RJ, Horgan J, Keeping D, Klein R, Marnewick K, Maude G, Melzheimer J, Mills G, van der Merwe V, van der Meer E, van Vuuren RJ, Wachter B, Pimm SL (2017): The distribution and numbers of cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) in southern Africa. PEERJ 5, e4096. doi:10.7717/peerj.4096

Weise P, Czirják GÁ, Lindecke O, Bumrungsri S, Voigt CC (2017): Simulated bacterial infection disrupts the circadian fluctuation of immune cells in wrinkle-lipped bats (Chaerephon plicatus). PEERJ 5, e3570. doi:10.7717/peerj.3570


Abdelgawad A, Damiani A, Ho SY, Strauss G, Szentiks CA, East ML, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2016): Zebra alphaherpesviruses (EHV-1 and EHV-9): Genetic diversity, latency and co-Infections. VIRUSES 8, 262. doi:10.3390/v8090262

Bairlein F, Norris DR, Voigt CC, Dunn EH, Hussell DJ (2016): Using stable-hydrogen isotopes to reveal immigration in an Arctic-breeding songbird population. MOV ECOL 4, 16. doi:10.1186/s40462-016-0081-x

Baylis AM, Kowalski GJ, Voigt CC, Orben RA, Trillmich F, Staniland IJ, Hoffman JI (2016): Pup vibrissae stable isotopes reveal geographic differences in adult female southern sea lion habitat use during gestation. PLOS ONE 11, e0157394. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157394

Cheyne SM, Mohamed A, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Samejima H, Heydon M, Augeri DM, van Berkel T, Boonratana R, Fredriksson G, Hon J, Marshall AJ, Macdonald DW, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the otter civet Cynogale bennettii (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 126-131.

Corman AM, Voigt CC (2016): Varying foraging patterns in response to competition? A multicolony approach in a generalist seabird. ECOL EVOL 6, 974-986. doi:10.1002/ece3.1884

Davidian CE, Courtiol A, Wachter B, Hofer H, Höner OP (2016): Why do some males choose to breed at home when most other males disperse? SCI ADV 2, e1501236. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501236

Dehnhard N, Ludynia K, Masello JF, Voigt CC, McGill RAR, Quillfeldt P (2016): Plasticity in foraging behaviour and diet buffers effects of inter-annual environmental differences on chick growth and survival in southern rockhopper penguins Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome. POLAR BIOL 39, 1627-1641. doi:10.1007/s00300-015-1887-5

DeLaender F, Rohr J, Aschauer R, Baird D, Berger U, Eisenhauer N, Grimm V, Hommen U, Maltby L, Melian C, Pomati F, Roessink I, Radchuk V, Van den Brink P (2016): Reintroducing environmental change drivers in biodiversity-ecosystem functioning research. TRENDS ECOL EVOL 31, 905-915. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2016.09.007

Dittmann MT, Hammond KJ, Kirton P, Humphries DJ, Crompton LA, Ortmann S, Misselbrook TH, Südekum KH, Schwarm A, Kreuzer M, Reynolds CK, Clauss M (2016): Influence of ruminal methane on digesta retention and digestive physiology in non-lactating dairy cattle. BRIT J NUTR 116, 763-773. doi:10.1017/S0007114516002701

Duckworth JW, Fredriksson G, Heydon M, Alfred R, Boonratana R, Eaton J, Hall J, Marshall AJ, Nakashima Y, Samejima H, Augeri DM, Cheyne SM, Hearn AJ, Lim NTL, Mathai J, Ross J, Rustam, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of small-toothed palm civet Arctogalidia trivirgata (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 103-110.

Duckworth JW, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Samejima H, Mohamed A, Cheyne SM, Alfred R, Augeri DM, Mathai J, Heydon M, Boonratana R, Rustam, Semiadi G, van Berkel T, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Eaton J, Fredriksson G, Hall J, Hon JJ, Nakashima Y, Macdonald DW, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of short-tailed mongoose Herpestes brachyurus (Mammalia: Carnivora: Herpestidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 132-141.

Duckworth JW, Samejima H, Semiadi G, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Fredriksson G, Cheyne SM, Heydon M, Augeri DM, Brodie JF, Anthony Giordiano, Nakashima Y, Boonratana R, Hon J, Marshall AJ, Mathai J, Macdonald DW, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of banded linsang Prionodon linsang (Mammalia: Carnivora: Prionodontidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 71-77.

Garthe S, Schwemmer P, Paiva VH, Corman AM, Fock H, Voigt CC, Adler S (2016): Terrestrial and marine foraging strategies of an opportunistic seabird species breeding in the wadden sea. PLOS ONE 11, e0159630. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159630

Grandl F, Luzi SP, Furger M, Zeitz JO, Leiber F, Ortmann S, Clauss M, Kreuzer M, Schwarm A (2016): Biological implications of longevity in dairy cows: 1. Changes in feed intake, feeding behavior, and digestion with age. J DAIRY SCI 99, 3457-3471. doi:10.3168/jds.2015-10261

Grueter CC, Robbins AM, Abavandimwe D, Ortmann S, Mudakikwa A, Ndagijimana F, Vecellio V, Stoinski TS (2016): Elevated activity in adult mountain gorillas is related to consumption of bamboo shoots. J MAMMAL 97, 1663-1670. doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyw132

Grueter CC, Robbins AM, Abavandimwe D, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, Ortmann S, Stoinski TS, Robbins MM (2016): Causes, mechanisms, and consequences of contest competition among female mountain gorillas in Rwanda. BEHAV ECOL 27, 766-776. doi:10.1093/beheco/arv212

Hagen KB, Dittmann MT, Ortmann S, Kreuzer M, Hatt JM, Clauss M (2016): Retention of solute and particle markers in the digestive tract of chinchillas (Chinchilla laniger). J ANIM PHYSIOL ANIM NUTR 100, 801-806. doi:10.1111/jpn.12441

Hearn AJ, Ross J, Macdonald DW, Bolongon G, Cheyne SM, Mohamed A, Samejima H, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Alfred R, Boonratana R, Bernard H, Loken B, Augeri DM, Heydon M, Hon J, Mathai J, Marshall AJ, Pilgrim JD, Hall J, Breitenmoser-Würsten C, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the Sunda clouded leopard Neofelis diardi (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 149-157.

Hearn AJ, Ross J, Macdonald DW, Samejima H, Heydon M, Bernard H, Augeri DM, Fredriksson G, Hon J, Mathai J, Mohamed A, Rustam, Meijaard E, Hunter LTB, Breitenmoser-Würsten C, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the bay cat Catopuma badia (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 165-172.

Heim O, Schröder A, Eccard J, Jung K, Voigt CC (2016): Seasonal activity patterns of European bats above intensively used farmland. AGRIC ECOSYST ENVIRON 233, 130-139. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2016.09.002

Heinrich SK, Wachter B, Aschenborn OH, Thalwitzer S, Melzheimer J, Hofer H, Czirják GÁ (2016): Feliform carnivores have a distinguished constitutive innate immune response. BIOL OPEN 15, 550-555. doi:10.1242/bio.014902

Heinrich SK, Wachter B, Wibbelt G (2016): Benign pigmented dermal basal cell tumor in a Namibian cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus). CASE REPORT VET MED 2016, ID 7981765, 1-5. doi:10.1155/2016/7981765

Hofer H, Benhaiem S, Golla W, East ML (2016): Trade-offs in lactation and milk intake by competing siblings in a fluctuating environment. BEHAV ECOL 27, 1567-1578. doi:10.1093/beheco/arw078

Hon J, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Mohamed A, Alfred R, Samejima H, Cheyne SM, Semiadi G, Rustam, Boonratana R, Fredriksson G, Mathai J, Lim NTL, Marshall AJ, Macdonald DW, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the collared mongoose Herpestes semitorquatus (Mammalia: Carnivora: Herpestidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 142-148.

Hon J, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Samejima H, Augeri DM, Mathai J, Mohamed A, Boonratana R, Fredriksson G, Cheyne SM, Heydon M, Rustam, Alfred R, Semiadi G, Bernard H, Macdonald DW, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the yellow-throated marten Martes flavigula (Mammalia: Carnivora: Mustelidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 42-49.

Hudson-Lamb GC, Schoeman JP, Hooijberg EH, Heinrich SK, Tordiffe ASW (2016): Reference intervals for selected serum biochemistry analytes in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus). J S AFR VET ASSOC 87, 1019-9128. doi:10.4102/jsava.v87i1.1316

Jordt AM, Lange M, Kramer-Schadt S, Nielsen LH, Nielsen SS, Thulke HH, Vejre H, Alban L (2016): Spatio-temporal modeling of the invasive potential of wild boar - a conflict-prone species - using multi-source citizen science data. PREV VET MED 124, 34-44. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.12.017

Kanstrup N, Thomas VG, Krone O, Gremse C (2016): Response to ‘‘Consumption of wild-harvested meat from New Zealand feral animals provides a unique opportunity to study the health effects of lead exposure in hunters’’ by Buenz et al. AMBIO 45, 632-633. doi:10.1007/s13280-016-0803-8

Kanstrup N, Thomas VG, Krone O, Gremse C (2016): The transition to non-lead rifle ammunition in Denmark: National obligations and policy considerations. AMBIO 45, 621-628. doi:10.1007/s13280-016-0780-y

Kelm DH, Popa-Lisseanu AG, Dehnhard M, Ibáñez C (2016): Non-invasive monitoring of stress hormones in the bat Eptesicus isabellinus - do fecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations correlate with survival? GEN COMP ENDOCRINOL 226 27-35. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.12.003

Kramer-Schadt S, Reinfelder V, Nieballa J, Lindenborn J, Stillfried M, Heckmann I, Wilting A (2016): The Borneo Carnivore Database and the application of predictive distribution modeling. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 18-41.

Kretzschmar P, Kramer-Schadt S, Ambu L, Bender J, Bohm T, Ernsing M, Göritz F, Hermes R, Payne J, Schaffer N, Thayaparan ST, Zainuddin ZZ, Hildebrandt TB, Hofer H (2016): The catastrophic decline of the Sumatran rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni) in Sabah: Historic exploitation, reduced female reproductive performance and population viability. GLOB ECOL CONSERV 6, 257-275. doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2016.02.006

Lange M, Kramer-Schadt S, Thulke HH (2016): Relevance of indirect transmission for wildlife disease surveillance. FRONT VET SCI 3, 110. doi:10.3389/fvets.2016.00110

Maggini I, Metzger B, Voss M, Voigt CC, Bairlein F (2016): Morphometrics and stable isotopes differentiate wintering populations of a migratory bird. MOV ECOL 4, 20. doi:10.1186/s40462-016-0085-6

Mathai J, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Alfred R, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of Hose’s civet Diplogale hosei (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 118-125.

Meijaard E, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Fredriksson G, Mathai J, Nakashima Y, Bernard H, Boonratana R, Hall J, Lim NTL, Marshall AJ, Pilgrim JD, Samejima H, Robson C, Macdonald DW, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the Malay weasel Mustela nudipes (Mammalia: Carnivora: Mustelidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 50-54.

Mohamed A, Ross J, Hearn AJ, Cheyne SM, Alfred R, Bernard H, Boonratana R, Samejima H, Heydon M, Augeri DM, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Fredriksson G, Hall J, Loken B, Nakashima Y, Pilgrim JD, Rustam, Semiadi G, van Berkel T, Hon J, Lim NTL, Marshall AJ, Mathai J, Macdonald DW, Breitenmoser-Würsten C, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the leopard cat Prionailurus bengalensis (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 180-185.

Nadjafzadeh M, Hofer H, Krone O (2016): Sit-and-wait for large prey: foraging strategy and prey choice of white-tailed eagles. J ORNITHOL 157, 165-178. doi:10.1007/s10336-015-1264-8

Nadjafzadeh M, Voigt C, Krone O (2016): Spatial, seasonal and individual variation in the diet of White-tailed Eagles Haliaeetus albicilla assessed using stable isotope ratios. IBIS 158, 1-15. doi:10.1111/ibi.12311

Nakabayashi M, Nakashima Y, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Alfred R, Samejima H, Mohamed A, Heydon M, Rustam, Bernard H, Semiadi G, Fredriksson G, Boonratana R, Marshall AJ, Lim NTL, Augeri DM, Hon J, Mathai J, van Berkel T, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Hall J, Loken B, Persey S, Macdonald DW, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the common palm civet Paradoxurus hermaphroditus (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 84-88.

Olarte-Castillo XA, Hofer H, Goller KV, Martella V, Moehlman PD, East ML (2016): Divergent sapovirus strains and infection prevalence in wild carnivores in the Serengeti Ecosystem: A long-term study. PLOS ONE 11, e0163548. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163548

Patel RP, Förster DW, Kitchener AC, Rayan MD, Mohamed SW, Werner L, Lenz D, Pfestorf H, Kramer-Schadt S, Radchuk V, Fickel J, Wilting A (2016): Two species of Southeast Asian cats in the genus Catopuma with diverging histories: An island endemic forest specialist and a widespread habitat generalist. R SOC OPEN SCI 3, 160350. doi:10.1098/rsos.160350

Pribbenow S, East ML, Ganswindt A, Tordiffe AS, Hofer H, Dehnhard M (2016): Correction: Measuring faecal epi-androsterone as an indicator of gonadal activity in spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta). PLOS ONE 11(9), e0163851. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163851

Pribbenow S, Wachter B, Ludwig C, Weigold A, Dehnhard M (2016): Validation of an enzyme-immunoassay for the non-invasive monitoring of faecal testosterone metabolites in male cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus). GEN COMP ENDOCRINOL 228, 40-47. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2016.01.015

Prieto-Pablos MT, Sánchez-Calabuig MJ, Hildebrandt TB, Göritz F, Ortmann S, Eder S, Santiago-Moreno J, Hermes R, Saragusty J (2016): Cryopreservation of captive roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) semen. THERIOGENOLOGY 86, 695-703. doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.02.023

Radchuk V, De Laender F, Van den Brink PJ, Grimm V (2016): Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning decoupled: Invariant ecosystem functioning despite non-random reductions in consumer diversity. OIKOS 125, 424-433. doi:10.1111/oik.02220

Radchuk V, Ims RA, Andreassen HP (2016): From individuals to population cycles: the role of extrinsic and intrinsic factors in rodent populations. ECOLOGY 97, 720-732. doi:10.1890/15-0756.1

Radchuk V, Oppel S, Groeneveld O, Grimm V, Schtickzelle N (2016): Simple or complex: Relative impact of data availability and model purpose on the choice of model types for population viability analyses. ECOL MODEL 323, 87-95. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.11.022

Roeleke M, Blohm T, Kramer-Schadt S, Yovel Y, Voigt CC (2016): Habitat use of bats in relation to wind turbines revealed by GPS tracking. SCI REP 6. doi:10.1038/srep28961

Ross J, Hearn AJ, Macdonald DW, Alfred R, Cheyne SM, Mohamed A, Boonratana R, Bernard H, Hon J, Rustam, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Heydon M, Semiadi G, Mathai J, Fredriksson G, Marshall AJ, Pilgrim JD, van Berkel T, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the Malay civet Viverra tangalunga (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 78-83.

Ross J, Hearn A, Macdonald DW, Semiadi G, Alfred R, Mohamed A, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Heydon M, Hon J, Rustam, Mathai J, Fredriksson G, Boonratana R, Loken B, Marshall AJ, van Berkel T, Lim NTL, Cheyne SM, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the banded civet Hemigalus derbyanus (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 111-117.

Russo D, Voigt CC (2016): The use of automated identification of bat echolocation calls in acoustic monitoring: A cautionary note for a sound analysis. ECOL INDIC 66, 598-602. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.02.036

Rustam, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Alfred R, Samejima H, Heydon M, Cheyne SM, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Bernard H, Boonratana R, Loken B, Mohamed A, Jayasilan MA, Augeri DM, Eaton J, Hon J, Marshall AJ, Mathai J, Semiadi G, Macdonald DW, Breitenmoser-Würsten C, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the marbled cat Pardofelis marmorata (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 157-164.

Samejima H, Meijaard E, Duckworth JW, Yasuma S, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Mohamed A, Alfred R, Bernard H, Boonratana R, Pilgrim JD, Eaton J, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Semiadi G, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the sunda stink-badger Mydaus javanensis (Mammalia: Carnivora: Mephitidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 61-70.

Santos PSC, Courtiol A, Heidel AJ, Höner OP, Heckmann I, Nagy M, Mayer F, Platzer M, Voigt CC, Sommer S (2016): MHC-dependent mate choice is linked to a trace-amine-associated receptor gene in a mammal. SCI REP 6, 38490. doi:10.1038/srep38490

Schad J, Voigt CC (2016): Adaptive evolution of virus-sensing toll-like receptor 8 in bats. IMMUNOGENETICS 68, 783-795. doi:10.1007/s00251-016-0940-z

Schneeberger K, Voigt CC, Müller C, Caspers B (2016): Multidimensionality of chemical information in male greater sac-winged bats (Saccopteryx bilineata). FRONT ECOL EVOL 4, 83. doi:10.3389/fevo.2016.00083

Schwemmer P, Voigt CC, Corman AM, Adler S, Garthe S (2016): Body mass change and diet switch tracked by stable isotopes indicate time spent at a stopover site during autumn migration in dunlins Calidris alpina alpina. J AVIAN BIOL 47, 806-814. doi:10.1111/jav.00873

Seifert N, Haase M, Van Wilgenburg SL, Voigt CC, Ornes, AS (2016): Complex migration and breeding strategies in an elusive bird species illuminated by genetic and isotopic markers. J AVIAN BIOL 47, 275-287. doi:10.1111/jav.00751

Seltmann A, Franz M, Majolo B, Qarro M, Ostner J, Schülke O (2016): Recruitment and monitoring behaviors by leaders predict following in wild Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus). PRIMATE BIOL 3, 23-31. doi:10.5194/pb-3-23-2016

Semiadi G, Ross J, Hearn AJ, Heydon M, Samejima H, Mathai J, Dave Augeri, Fredriksson G, Lim NTL, Rustam, Mohamed A, Boonratana R, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Nakashima Y, van Berkel T, Hon J, Loken B, Marshall AJ, Macdonald DW, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the binturong Arctictis binturong (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 96-102.

Semiadi G, Ross J, Hearn AJ, Macdonald DW, Mathai J, Augeri DM, Fredriksson G, Rustam, Alfred R, Hall J, Heydon M, Brodie JF, Giordano AJ, Marshall AJ, Eaton J, Mohamed A, Samejima H, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S, Wilting A (2016): Predicted distribution of the masked palm civet Paguma larvata (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 89-95.

Singer A, Johst K, Banitz T, Fowler MS, Groeneveld J, Gutierrez AG, Hartig F, Krug RM, Liess M, Matlack G, Meyer KM, Pe’er G, Radchuk V, Voinopol-Sassu AJ, Travis JMJ (2016): Community dynamics under environmental change: How can next generation mechanistic models improve projections of species distributions? ECOL MODEL 326, 63-74. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.11.007

Stommel C, Hofer H, Grobbel M, East ML (2016): Large mammals in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania, dig for water when water stops flowing and water bacterial load increases. MAMM BIOL 81, 21-30. doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2015.08.005

Stommel C, Hofer H, East ML (2016): The effect of reduced water availability in the Great Ruaha River on the vulnerable common hippopotamus in the Ruaha National Park, Tanzania. PLOS ONE 11, e0157145. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157145

Tordiffe ASW, Wachter B, Heinrich SK, Reyers F, Mienie LJ (2016): Comparative serum fatty acid profiles of captive and free-ranging cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in Namibia. PLOS ONE 11, e0167608. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167608

Vendl C, Frei S, Dittmann MT, Furrer S, Osmann C, Ortmann S, Munn A, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2016): Digestive physiology, metabolism and methane production of captive Linné’s two-toed sloths (Choloepus didactylus). J ANIM PHYSIOL ANIM NUTR 100, 552-564. doi:10.1111/jpn.12356

Vendl C, Frei S, Dittmann MT, Furrer S, Ortmann S, Lawrenz A, Lange B, Munn A, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2016): Methane production by two non-ruminant foregut-fermenting herbivores: the collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) and the pygmy hippopotamus (Hexaprotodon liberiensis). COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 191, 107-114. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2015.09.021

Voigt CC, Lindecke O, Schönborn S, Kramer-Schadt S, Lehmann D (2016): Habitat use of migratory bats killed during autumn at wind turbines. ECOL APPL 26, 771-783. doi:10.1890/15-0671

Welch KC, Péronnet F, Hatch KA, Voigt CC, McCue M (2016): Carbon stable isotope tracking in breath for comparative studies of fuel use. ANN NY ACAD SCI 1365, 15-32. doi:10.1111/nyas.12737

Weyrich A, Benz S, Karl S, Jeschek M, Jewgenow K, Fickel J (2016): Paternal heat exposure causes DNA methylation and gene expression changes of Stat3 in Wild guinea pig sons. ECOL EVOL 6, 2657-2666. doi:10.1002/ece3.1993

Wilting A, Cheyne SM, Mohamed A, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Samejima H, Boonratana R, Marshall AJ, Brodie JF, Anthony Giordiano, Eaton J, Hall J, Pilgrim JD, Heydon M, Semiadi G, Meijaard E, Macdonald DW, Breitenmoser-Würsten C, Kramer-Schadt S (2016): Predicted distribution of the flat-headed cat Prionailurus planiceps (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 173-179.

Wilting A, Hearn AJ, Eaton J, Belant JL, Kramer-Schadt S (2016): Predicted distribution of the Bornean ferret badger Melogale everetti (Mammalia: Carnivora: Mustelidae) on Borneo. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL Supplement 33, 55-60.

Wilting A, Patel R, Pfestorf H, Kern C, Sultan K, Ario A, Peñaloza F, Kramer-Schadt S, Radchuk V, Förster DW, Fickel J (2016): Evolutionary history and conservation significance of the Javan leopard Panthera pardus melas. J ZOOL 299, 239-250. doi:10.1111/jzo.12348


Abdelgawad A, Hermes R, Damiani A, Lamglait B, Czirják GÁ, East M, Aschenborn O, Wenker C, Kasem S, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2015): Comprehensive serology based on a peptide ELISA to assess the prevalence of closely related equine herpesviruses in zoo and wild animals. PLOS ONE 10, e0138370. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138370

Davidian CE, Benhaiem S, Courtiol A, Hofer H, Höner OP, Dehnhard M (2015): Determining hormone metabolite concentrations when enzyme immunoassay accuracy varies over time. METHODS ECOL EVOL 6, 576-583. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12338

Dittmann MT, Runge U, Ortmann S, Lang RA, Moser D, Galeffi C, Schwarm A, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2015): Digesta retention patterns of solutes and different-sized particles in camelids compared with ruminants and other foregut fermenters. J COMP PHYSIOL B 185, 559-573. doi:10.1007/s00360-015-0904-x

East ML, Otto E, Helms J, Thierer D, Cable J, Hofer H (2015): Does lactation lead to resource allocation trade-offs in the spotted hyena? BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL 69, 805-814. doi:10.1007/s00265-015-1897-x

Frei S, Dittmann MT, Reutlinger C, Ortmann S, Hatt JM, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2015): Methane emission by adult ostriches (Struthio camelus). COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 180, 1-5. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2014.10.019

Frei S, Hatt JM, Ortmann S, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2015): Comparative methane emission by ratites: Differences in food intake and digesta retention level out methane production. COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 188, 70-75. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2015.06.022

Frei S, Ortmann S, Reutlinger C, Kreuzer M, Hatt JM, Clauss M (2015): Comparative digesta retention patterns in ratites. AUK 132, 119-131. doi:10.1642/AUK-14-144.1

Gull JM, Stahl M, Osmann C, Ortmann S, Kreuzer M, Hatt JM, Clauss M (2015): Digestive physiology of captive giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla): Determinants of faecal dry matter content. J ANIM PHYSIOL ANIM NUTR 99, 565-576. doi:10.1111/jpn.12223

Hagen KB, Besselmann D, Cyrus-Eulenberger U, Vendl C, Ortmann S, Zingg R, Kienzle E, Kreuzer M, Hatt JM, Clauss M (2015): Digestive physiology of the plains viscacha (Lagostomus maximus), a large herbivorous hystricomorph rodent. ZOO BIOL 34, 345-359. doi:10.1002/zoo.21216

Hayward MW, Ortmann S, Kowalczyk R (2015): Risk perception by endangered European bison (Bison bonasus) is context (condition) dependent. LANDSC ECOL 30, 2079-2093. doi:10.1007/s10980-015-0232-2

Hecht A, Braun BC, Krause E, Voigt CC, Greenwood AD, Czirják GÁ (2015): Plasma proteomic analysis of active and torpid greater mouse-eared bats (Myotis myotis). SCI REP 5, 16604. doi:10.1038/srep16604

Henkel S, Ruiz Lambides A, Berger A, Thomsen R, Widdig A (2015): Rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) recognize group membership via olfactory cues alone. BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL 69, 2019-2034. doi:10.1007/s00265-015-2013-y

Holzhauer S, Franke S, Kyba C, Manfrin A, Klenke R, Voigt CC, Lewanzik D, Oehlert M, Monaghan M, Schneider S, Heller S, Kuechly H, Brüning A, Honnen A, Hölker F (2015): Out of the dark: Establishing a large-scale field experiment to assess the effects of artificial light at night on species and food webs. SUSTAINABILITY 7, 15593-15616. doi:10.3390/su71115593

Johnson JS, Reeder DM, Lilley TM, Czirják GÁ, Voigt CC, McMichael III JW, Meierhofer MB, Seery CW, Lumadue SS, Altmann AJ, Toro MA, Field KA (2015): Antibodies to Pseudogymnoascus destructans are not sufficient for protection against white-nose syndrome. ECOL EVOL 5, 2203-2214. doi:10.1002/ece3.1502

Kaczensky P, Ganbaatar O, Altansukh N, Enksaikhan N, Kramer-Schadt S (2015): Monitoring of khulans and goitered gazelles in the Mongolian Gobi - potential and limitations of ground based line transects in a low density fragile desert steppe ecosystem. OPEN ECOL J 8, 92-110. doi:10.2174/1874213001508010092

Krengel A, Cattori V, Meli ML, Wachter B, Böni J, Bisset LR, Thalwitzer S, Melzheimer J, Jago M, Hofmann-Lehmann R, Hofer H, Lutz H (2015): Gammaretrovirus-specific antibodies in free-ranging and captive Namibian cheetahs. CLIN VACCINE IMMUNOL 22, 611-617. doi:10.1128/CVI.00705-14

Lehmann D, Mfune JKE, Gewers E, Brain C, Voigt CC (2015): Individual variation in isotopic niches of grazing and browsing desert ungulates. OECOLOGIA 179, 75-88. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3335-1

Lindecke O, Voigt CC, Petersons G, Holland R (2015): Polarized skylight does not calibrate the compass system of a migratory bat. BIOL LETT 11, 20150525. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2015.0525

Masi S, Mundry R, Ortmann S, Cipolletta C, Boitani L, Robbins MM (2015): The influence of seasonal frugivory on nutrient and energy intake in wild western gorillas. PLOS ONE 10, e0129254. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129254

Matsuda I, Sha JCM, Ortmann S, Schwarm A, Grandl F, Caton J, Jens W, Kreuzer M, Marlena D, Hagen KB, Clauss M (2015): Excretion patterns of solute and different-sized particle passage markers in foregut-fermenting proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) do not indicate an adaptation for rumination. PHYSIOL BEHAV 149, 45-52. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.05.020

Meyer C, Aguiar L, Aguirre L, Baumgarten J, Clarke F, Cosson J, Villegas S, Fahr J, Faria D, Furey N, Henry M, Jenkins R, Kunz T, MacSwiney González C, Moya I, Pons J, Racey P, Rex K, Sampaio E, Stoner K, Voigt CC, von Staden D, Weise C, Kalko E (2015): Species undersampling in tropical bat surveys: Effects on emerging biodiversity patterns. J ANIM ECOL 84, 113-123. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12261

Nadjafzadeh M, Hofer H, Krone O (2015): Lead exposure and food processing in white-tailed eagles and other scavengers: An experimental approach to simulate lead uptake at shot mammalian carcasses. EUR J WILDL RES 61, 763-774. doi:10.1007/s10344-015-0953-1

Olarte-Castillo XA, Heeger F, Mazzoni CJ, Greenwood AD, Fyumagwa RD, Moehlman PD, Hofer H, East ML (2015): Molecular characterization of canine kobuvirus in wild carnivores and the domestic dog in Africa. VIROLOGY 477, 89-97. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2015.01.010

Pedreschi D, Mariani S, Coughlan J, Voigt CC, O’Grady M, Caffrey J, Kelly-Quinn M (2015): Trophic flexibility and opportunism in pike Esox lucius. J FISH BIOL 87, 876-894. doi:10.1111/jfb.12755

Planillo A, Kramer-Schadt S, Malo JE (2015): Transport infrastructure shapes foraging habitat in a raptor community. PLOS ONE 10, e0118604. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118604

Popa-Lisseanu AG, Kramer-Schadt S, Quetglas J, Delgado-Huertas A, Kelm DH, Ibanez C (2015): Seasonal variation in stable carbon and nitrogen isotope values of bats reflect environmental baselines. PLOS ONE 10, e0117052. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117052

Potts KB, Baken E, Ortmann S, Watts DP, Wrangham RW (2015): Variability in population density is paralleled by large differences in foraging efficiency in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). INT J PRIMATOL 36, 1101-1119. doi:10.1007/s10764-015-9880-y

Pribbenow S, East ML, Ganswindt A, Tordiffe AS, Hofer H, Dehnhard M (2015): Measuring faecal epi-androsterone as an indicator of gonadal activity in spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta). PLOS ONE 10, e0128706. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128706

Quintavalle Pastorino G, Albertini M, Carlsen F, Cunningham AA, Daniel BA, Flach E, Hofer H, Junhold J, Kock R, Leather S, Masters N, Preziosi R, Routh A, Sainsbury T, Sato Y, Spencer W, Pearce-Kelly P (2015): Project MOSI: Rationale and pilot-study results of an initiative to help protect zoo animals from mosquito-transmitted pathogens and contribute data on mosquito spatio-temporal distribution change. INT ZOO YEARBOOK 49, 172-188. doi:10.1111/izy.12065

Rillig MC, Kiessling W, Borsch T, Gessler A, Greenwood AD, Hofer H, Joshi J, Schröder B, Thonicke K, Tockner K, Weißhuhn K, Jeltsch F (2015): Biodiversity research: Data without theory - theory without data. FRONT ECOL EVOL 3, 20. doi:10.3389/fevo.2015.00020

Schwarm A, Schweigel-Röntgen M, Kreuzer M, Ortmann S, Gill F, Kuhla B, Meyer U, Lohölter M, Derno M (2015): Methane emission, digestive characteristics and faecal archaeol in heifers fed diets based on silage from brown midrib maize as compared to conventional maize. ARCH ANIM NUTR 69, 159-176. doi:10.1080/1745039X.2015.1043211

Stillfried M, Belant JL, Svoboda NJ, Beyer DE, Kramer-Schadt S (2015): When top predators become prey: Large carnivores alter movement behaviour in response to hunting pressure. BEHAV PROCESS 120, 30-39. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2015.08.003

Struebig MJ, Fischer M, Gaveau D, Meijaard E, Wich S, Gonner C, Sykes R, Wilting A, Kramer-Schadt S (2015): Anticipated climate and land-cover changes reveal refuge areas for Borneo’s orang-utans. GLOB CHANG BIOL 21, 2891-2904. doi:10.1111/gcb.12814

Struebig MJ, Wilting A, Gaveau D, Meijaard E, Smith RJ, The Borneo Mammal and Modelling Consortium (IZW co-authors: Heckmann I, Hofer H, Lindenborn J, Niedballa J, Reinfelder V, Reusch C, Scharf AK), Fischer M, Metcalfe K, Kramer-Schadt S (2015): Targeted conservation to safeguard a biodiversity hotspot from climate and land-cover change. CURR BIOL 25, 372-378. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.11.067

Sturm MB, Pikazhenthi B, Reed D, Ganbaatar O, Susnik S, Haymerle A, Voigt CC, Kaczensky P (2015): A protocol to correct for intra-and interspecific variation in tail hair growth to align isotopic signatures of segmentally cut tail hair to a common time line. RAPID COMMUN MASS SPECTROM 29, 1047-1054. doi:10.1002/rcm.7196

Tian JD, Courtiol A, Schneeberger K, Greenwood AD, Czirják GÁ (2015): Circulating white blood cell counts in captive and wild rodents are influenced by body mass rather than testes mass, a correlate of mating promiscuity. FUNCT ECOL 29, 823-829. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12394

Tian JD, Hofer H, Greenwood AD, Czirják GÁ (2015): Colonization history shaped the immunity of the western house mouse. OECOLOGIA 179, 679-686. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3397-0

Voigt CC, Borrisov I, Kelm DH (2015): Bats fertilize roost trees. BIOTROPICA 47, 403-406. doi:10.1111/btp.12226

Voigt CC, Lehmann D, Greif S (2015): Stable isotope ratios of hydrogen separate mammals of aquatic and terrestrial food webs. METHODS ECOL EVOL 6, 1332-1340. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12414

Voigt CC, Lehnert LS, Petersons G, Adorf F, Bach L (2015): Wildlife and renewable energy: German politics cross migratory bats. EUR J WILDL RES 61, 213-219. doi:10.1007/s10344-015-0903-y

Wilting A, Courtiol A, Christiansen P, Niedballa J, Scharf AK, Orlando L, Balkenhol N, Hofer H, Kramer-Schadt S, Fickel J, Kitchener AC (2015): Planning tiger recovery: Understanding intraspecific variation for effective conservation. SCI ADV 1, e1400175. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1400175

Wright E, Grueter CC, Seiler N, Abavandimwe D, Stoinski TS, Ortmann S, Robbins MM (2015): Energetic responses to variation in food availability in the two mountain gorilla populations (Gorilla beringei beringei). AM J PHYS ANTHROPOL 158, 487-500. doi:10.1002/ajpa.22808


Ajonina SA, Wiegleb G, Fuashi NA, Hofer H (2014): Endangering the endangered: Are protected areas save heavens for threatened species in Cameroon? Case study of Banyang-Mbo Wildlife Sanctuary, South Western Cameroon. J ECOL NAT ENVIRON 6, 42-55. doi:10.5897/JENE2013.0430

Ancrenaz M, Sollmann R, Meijaard E, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Samejima H, Loken B, Cheyne SM, Stark DJ, Gardner PC, Goossens B, Mohamed A, Bohm T, Matsuda I, Nakabayasi M, Lee SK, Bernard H, Brodie J, Wich S, Fredriksson G, Hanya G, Harrison ME, Kanamori T, Kretzschmar P, Macdonald DW, Riger P, Spehar S, Ambu LN, Wilting A (2014): Coming down from the trees: Is terrestrial activity in bornean orangutans natural or disturbance driven? SCI REP 4. doi:10.1038/Srep04024

Clauss M, Schiele K, Ortmann S, Fritz J, Codron D, Hummel J, Kienzle E (2014): The effect of very low food intake on digestive physiology and forage digestibility in horses. J ANIM PHYSIOL ANIM NUTR 98, 107-118. doi:10.1111/jpn.12053

Dittmann MT, Hebel C, Hammer S, Hummel J, Ortmann S, Arif A, Bouts T, Kreuzer M, Clauss M (2014): Energy requirements and metabolism of the Phillip’s dikdik (Madoqua saltiana phillipsi). COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 167, 45-51. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2013.09.014

Ghanem SJ, Voigt CC (2014): Defaunation of tropical forests reduces habitat quality for seed-dispersing bats in Western Amazonia: An unexpected connection via mineral licks. ANIM CONSERV 17, 44-51. doi:10.1111/acv.12055

Gremse F, Krone O, Thamm M, Kiessling F, Tolba R H, Rieger S, Gremse C (2014): Performance of lead-free versus lead-based hunting ammunition in ballistic soap. PLOS ONE 9, e102015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102015

Gusset M, Fa JE, Sutherland WJ, Barros Y, Bensted E, Blumer E, Boyle P, Breheny J, Brooks T, Bruford M, Byers O, Carrillo L, Carroll B, Carter S, Clark P, Conde D, Conway W, Craig M, Dick G, Dickie L, Dinwiddie D, Falla C, Fidgett A, Fifield K, Flesness N, Gagliardo R, Greene L, Hanson B, Hibbard C, Hofer H, Holst B, Hunt S, Jensen D, Jepson P, Jones R, Kao C, Karsten P, Killmar L, Kongrom U, Kramer L, Larsson HO, Long S, Lowry R, Luz S, Maloney D, Manansang E, Manansang J, Marshall A, Matamoros Y, McGill P, Nxomani C, Oberwemmer F, O’Connell D, Oellgaard A, Paulraj S, Pearce-Kelly P, Pilgrim M, Pollard E, Pullen K, Robinson J, Rübel A, Shumaker R, Simmons L, Siriaroonrat B, Stevenson M, Street W, Syed H, Thongphakdee A, Vehrs K, Walker S, Werth J, Winata H, Wünnemann K (2014): A horizon scan for species conservation by zoos and aquariums. ZOO BIOL 33, 375-380. doi:10.1002/Zoo.21153

Hagen R, Kramer-Schadt S, Fahse L, Heurich M (2014): Population control based on abundance estimates: Frequency does not compensate for uncertainty. ECOL COMPLEX 20, 43-50. doi:10.1016/j.ecocom.2014.07.006

Hernandez-Brito D, Carrete M, Popa-Lisseanu AG, Ibanez C, Tella JL (2014): Crowding in the city: Losing and winning competitors of an invasive bird. PLOS ONE 9, e100593. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100593

Lehnert LS, Kramer-Schadt S, Schönborn S, Lindecke O, Niermann I, Voigt CC (2014): Wind farm facilities in Germany kill noctule bats from near and far. PLOS ONE 9, e103106. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103106

Lewanzik D, Voigt CC (2014): Artificial light at night puts ecosystem services of neotropical bats at risk. J APPL ECOL 51, 388-394. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12206

McCue M, Voigt CC, Jefimow M, Wojciechowski M (2014): Thermal acclimation and nutritional history affect the oxidation of different classes of exogenous nutrients in Siberian hamsters, Phodopus sungorus. J EXP ZOOL PART A 321, 503- 514. doi:10.1002/jez.1882

Menke S, Wasimuddin, Meier M, Melzheimer J, Mfune JKE, Heinrich S, Thalwitzer S, Wachter B, Sommer S (2014): Oligotyping reveals differences between gut microbiomes of free-ranging sympatric Namibian carnivores (Acinonyx jubatus, Canis mesomelas) on a bacterial species-like level. FRONT MICROBIOL 5, 526. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00526

Olano-Marin J, Plis K, Sönnichsen L, Borowik T, Niedzialkowska M, Jedrzejewska B (2014): Weak population structure in European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) and evidence of introgressive hybridization with Siberian roe deer (C. pygargus) in Northeastern Poland. PLOS ONE 9, e109147. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109147

Schneeberger K, Courtiol A, Czirják GÁ, Voigt CC (2014): Immune profile predicts survival and reflects senescence in a small, long-lived mammal, the greater sac-winged bat (Saccopteryx bilineata). PLOS ONE 9, e108268. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108268

Schneeberger K, Czirják GÁ, Voigt CC (2014): Frugivory is associated with low measures of plasma oxidative stress and high antioxidant concentration in free-ranging bats. NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN 101, 285-290. doi:10.1007/s00114-014-1155-5

Szentiks CA, Tsangaras K, Abendroth B, Scheuch M, Stenglein MD, Wohlsein P, Heeger F, Höveler R, Chen W, Sun W, Damiani A, Nikolin V, Gruber AD, Grobbel M, Kalthoff D, Höper D, Czirják GÁ, DeRisi J, Mazzoni CJ, Schüle A, Aue A, East ML, Hofer H, Beer M, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2014): Polar bear encephalitis: Establishment of a comprehensive next-generation pathogen analysis pipeline for captive and free-living wildlife. J COMP PATHOL 150, 474-488. doi:10.1016/j.jcpa.2013.12.005

Voigt CC, Helbig-Bonitz M, Kramer-Schadt S, Kalko EKV (2014): The third dimension of bat migration: Elevational movements of Miniopterus natalensis at Mount Kilimanjaro. OECOLOGIA 174, 751-764. doi:10.1007/s00442-013-2819-0

Voigt CC, Lehnert LS, Popa-Lisseanu A, Ciechanowski M, Estok P, Gloza-Rausch F, Görföl T, Göttsche M, Harrje C, Hötzel M, Teige T, Wohlgemuth R, Kramer-Schadt S (2014): The trans-boundary importance of artificial bat hibernacula in managed European forests. BIODIVERS CONSERV 23, 617-631. doi:10.1007/s10531-014-0620-y

Voigt CC, Thalwitzer S, Melzheimer J, Blanc AS, Jago M, Wachter B (2014): The conflict between cheetahs and humans on Namibian farmland elucidated by stable isotope diet analysis. PLOS ONE 9, e101917. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101917

Wojciechowski MS, Voigt CC, Jefimow M, Mccue MD (2014): Thermal acclimation affects the postprandial oxidation of exogenous nutrients in Siberian hamsters. INTEGR COMP BIOL 54, E370-E370.

von Busse R, Rye MW, Swartz SM, Voigt CC, Breuer KS (2014): The aerodynamic cost of flight in the short-tailed fruit bat (Carollia persicipillata) - Comparing theory with measurement. J R SOC INTERFACE 11. doi:10.1098/rsif.2014.0147


Bahaa-el-din L, Henschel P, Aba’a R, Abernethy K, Bohm T, Bout N, Coad L, Head J, Inoue E, Lahm S, Lee ME, Maisels F, Rabanal L, Starkey M, Taylor G, Vanthomme H, Nakashima Y, Hunter L (2013): Notes on the distribution and status of small carnivores in Gabon. SMALL CARNIV CONSERV 48, 19-29.

Belant JL, Hofer H, Wilting A (2013): Comparison of methods for detecting and surveying tropical carnivores. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL 28 (suppl.), 109-113.

Benhaiem S, Hofer H, Dehnhard M, Helms J, East ML (2013): Sibling competition and hunger increase allostatic load in spotted hyaenas. BIOL LETT 9, 20130040. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.0040

Corman VM, Rasche A, Diallo TD, Cottontail VM, Stöcker A, Souza BF, Correa JI, Carneiro AJB, Franke CR, Nagy M, Metz M, Knörnschild M, Kalko EK, Ghanem SJ, Morales KD, Salsamendi E, Spinola M, Herrler G, Voigt CC, Tschapka M, Drosten C, Drexler JF (2013): Highly diversified coronaviruses in neotropical bats. J GEN VIROL 94, 1984-1994. doi:10.1099/vir.0.054841-0

Dechmann DKN, Wikelski M, van Noordwijk HJ, Voigt CC, Voigt-Heucke SL (2013): Metabolic costs of bat echolocation in a non-foraging context support a role in communication. FRONT PHYSIOL 4, 66. doi:10.3389/fphys.2013.00066

East ML, Kurze C, Wilhelm K, Benhaiem S, Hofer H (2013): Factors influencing Dipylidium sp. infection in a free-ranging social carnivore, the spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta). INT J PARASITOL-PARASIT WILDL 2, 257-265. doi:10.1016/j.ijppaw.2013.09.003

Ghanem SJ, Ruppert H, Kunz TH, Voigt CC (2013): Frugivorous bats drink nutrient- and clay-enriched water in the Amazon rain forest: support for a dual function of mineral-lick visits. J TROP ECOL 29, 1-10. doi:10.1017/S0266467412000740

Goller KV, Fickel J, Hofer H, Beier S, East ML (2013): Coronavirus genotype diversity and prevalence of infection in wild carnivores in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. ARCH VIROL 158, 729-734. doi:10.1007/s00705-012-1562-x

Greiner S, Nagy M, Mayer F, Knörnschild M, Hofer H, Voigt CC (2013): Sex-biased senescence in a polygynous bat species. ETHOLOGY 120, 197-205. doi:10.1111/eth.12193

Jeltsch F, Bonte D, Pe’er G, Reineking B, Leimgruber P, Balkenhol N, Schröder B, Buchmann CM, Mueller T, Blaum N, Zurell D, Böhning-Gaese K, Wiegand T, Eccard JA, Hofer H, Reeg J, Eggers U, Bauer S (2013): Integrating movement ecology with biodiversity research - exploring new avenues to address spatiotemporal biodiversity dynamics. MOV ECOL 1, 6. doi:10.1186/2051-3933-1-6

Johnson S, Marker L, Mengersen K, Gordon CH, Melzheimer J, Schmidt-Küntzel A, Nghikembua M, Fabiano E, Henghali J, Wachter B (2013): Modelling the viability of the free-ranging cheetah population in Namibia: an object-oriented Bayesian network approach. ECOSPHERE 4, 90. doi:10.1890/ES12-00357.1

Kanagaraj R, Wiegand T, Kramer-Schadt S, Goyal SP (2013): Using individual-based movement models to assess inter-patch connectivity for large carnivores in fragmented landscapes. BIOL CONSERV 167, 298-309. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2013.08.030

Kanagaraj R, Wiegand T, Mohamed A, Kramer-Schadt S (2013): Modelling species distributions to map the road towards carnivore conservation in the tropics. RAFFLES BULL ZOOL 28 (suppl.), 85-107.

Kramer-Schadt S, Niedballa J, Pilgrim JD, Schröder B, Lindenborn J, Reinfelder V, Stillfried M, Heckmann I, Scharf AK, Augeri D, Cheyne SM, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Macdonald DW, Mathai J, Eaton J, Marshall AJ, Semiadi G, Rustam R, Bernard H, Alfred R, Samejima H, Duckworth JW, Breitenmoser-Wuersten C, Belant JL, Hofer H, Wilting A (2013): The importance of correcting for sampling bias in MaxEnt species distribution models. DIVERS DISTRIB 19, 1366-1379. doi:10.1111/ddi.12096

Krengel A, Meli ML, Cattori V, Wachter B, Willi B, Thalwitzer S, Melzheimer J, Hofer H, Lutz H, Hofmann-Lehmann R (2013): First evidence of hemoplasma infection in free-ranging Namibian cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus). VET MICROBIOL 162, 972-976. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2012.10.009

Krone O, Nadjafzadeh M, Berger A (2013): White-tailed sea eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla) defend small home ranges in North-east Germany throughout the year. J ORNITHOL 154, 827-835. doi:10.1007/s10336-013-0951-6

Krop-Benesch A, Berger A, Hofer H, Heurich M (2013): Long-term measurement of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) (Mammalia: Cervidae) activity using two-axis accelerometers in GPS-collars. ITAL J ZOOL 80, 69-81. doi:10.1080/11250003.2012.725777

Lehmann D, Mfune JKE, Gewers E, Cloete J, Brain C, Voigt CC (2013): Dietary plasticity of generalist and specialist ungulates in the Namibian Desert: A stable isotopes approach. PLOS ONE 8, e72190. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072190

Lodge E, Ross C, Ortmann S, MacLarnon AM (2013): Influence of diet and stress on reproductive hormones in Nigerian olive baboons. GEN COMP ENDOCRINOL 191, 146-154. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.06.016

Ludwig C, Wachter B, Silinskia S, Ganswindt A, Bertschinger H, Hofer H, Dehnhard M (2013): Characterisation and validation of an enzyme-immunoassay for the non-invasive assessment of faecal glucocorticoid metabolites in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus). GEN COMP ENDOCRINOL 180, 15-23. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2012.10.005

Ludynia K, Dehnhard N, Poisbleau M, Demongin L, Masello JF, Voigt CC, Quillfeldt P (2013): Sexual segregation in rockhopper penguins during incubation. ANIM BEHAV 85, 255-267. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.11.001

Maggini I, Spina F, Voigt CC, Ferri A, Bairlein F (2013): Differential migration and body condition in Northern Wheatears (Oenanthe oenanthe) at a Mediterranean spring stopover site. J ORNITHOL 154, 321-328. doi:10.1007/s10336-012-0896-1

Masello JF, Wikelski M, Voigt CC, Quillfeldt P (2013): Distribution patterns predict individual specialization in the diet of Dolphin Gulls. PLOS ONE 8, e67714. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0067714

Mohamed A, Sollmann R, Bernard H, Ambu LN, Lagan P, Mannan S, Hofer H, Wilting A (2013): Density and habitat use of the leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) in three commercial forest reserves in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. J MAMMAL 94, 82-89. doi:10.1644/11-MAMM-A-394.1

Nadjafzadeh M, Hofer H, Krone O (2013): The link between feeding ecology and lead poisoning in white-tailed eagles. J WILDL MANAGE 77, 48-57. doi:10.1002/jwmg.440

Otálora-Ardila A, Herrera LG, Flores-Martinez JJ, Voigt CC (2013): Marine and terrestrial food sources in the diet of the fishing-eating myotis (Myotis vivesi). J MAMMAL 94, 1102-1110. doi:10.1644/12-MAMM-A-281.1

Podgórski T, Bas G, Jedrzejewska B, Sönnichsen L, Sniezko S, Jedrzejewski W, Okarma H (2013): Spatiotemporal behavioral plasticity of wild boar (Sus scrofa) under contrasting conditions of human pressure: primeval forest and metropolitan area. J MAMMAL 94, 109-119. doi:10.1644/12-MAMM-A-038.1

Schneeberger K, Czirják GÁ, Voigt CC (2013): Inflammatory challenge increases measures of oxidative stress in a free-ranging, long-lived mammal. J EXP BIOL 216, 4514-4519. doi:10.1242/jeb.090837

Schneeberger K, Czirják GÁ, Voigt CC (2013): Measures of the constitutive immune system are linked to diet and roosting habits of Neotropical bats. PLOS ONE 8, e54023. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054023

Schwarm A, Ortmann S, Fritz J, Flach E, Rietschel W, Clauss M (2013): No distinct stratification of ingesta particles and no distinct moisture gradient in the fore-stomach of non-ruminants: the wallaby, peccary, hippopotamus, and sloth. MAMM BIOL 78, 412-421. doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2013.04.001

Sollmann R, Betsch, J, Furtado MM, Hofer H, Jácomo ATA, Palomares F, Roques S, Tôrres NM, Vynne C, Silveira L (2013): Note on the diet of the jaguar in central Brazil. EUR J WILDL RES 59, 445-448. doi:10.1007/s10344-013-0708-9

Sönnichsen L, Bokje M, Marchal J, Hofer H, Jedrzejewska B, Kramer-Schadt S, Ortmann S (2013): Behavioural responses of European roe deer to temporal variation in predation risk. ETHOLOGY 119, 233-243. doi:10.1111/eth.12057

Tomlinson S, Maloney SK, Withers PC, Voigt CC, Cruz-Neto AP (2013): From doubly labelled water to half-life; validating radio-isotopic rubidium turnover to measure metabolism in small vertebrates. METHODS ECOL EVOL 4, 619-628. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12056

Trinogga A, Fritsch G, Hofer H, Krone O (2013): Are lead-free hunting rifle bullets as effective at killing wildlife as conventional lead bullets? A comparison based on wound size and morphology. SCI TOTAL ENVIRON 443, 226-232. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.10.084

Voigt CC (2013): Bat flight with bad wings: Is flight metabolism affected by damaged wings? J EXP BIOL 216, 1516-1521. doi:10.1242/jeb.079509

Voigt CC, Klöckner P, Touma C, Neuschl C, Brockmann G, Göritz F, Palme R, Thomsen R (2013): Hormonal stress response of laboratory mice to conventional and minimally invasive bleeding techniques. ANIM WELFARE 22, 449-455. doi:10.7120/09627286.22.4.449

Voigt CC, Melzheimer J, Thalwitzer S, Wachter B (2013): A breath test to assign carnivore diets to browsers or grazers. WILDLIFE BIOL 19, 311-316. doi:10.2981/13-012

Voigt CC, Schneeberger K, Luckner A (2013): Ecological and dietary correlates of stable hydrogen isotope ratios in fur and body water of syntopic tropical bats. ECOLOGY 94, 346-355. doi:10.1890/12-1187.1

von Busse R, Swartz S, Voigt CC (2013): Flight metabolism in relation to speed in Chiroptera: testing the U-shape paradigm in the short-tailed fruit bat Carollia perspicillata. J EXP BIOL 216, 2073-2080. doi:10.1242/jeb.081760