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Copper Aitken-Palmer

SCBI Chief Veterinarian / Department of Conservation Medicine

Most Recent Publications

Rayhel, Laura, Aitken-Palmer, Copper, Joyner, Priscilla, Cray, Carolyn, Lizárraga, César Andrés, Ackerman, Betty and Crowe, Chris. Hematology and biochemistry in captive white-naped cranes (grus vipio), Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 46 (4) 747-754. 2015.

Kersey, David C., Aitken-Palmer, Copper, Rivera, Sam, Willis, Erin L., Liu, Yu Liang and Snyder, Rebecca J. The birth of a giant panda: tracking the biological factors that successfully contribute to conception through to post-natal development, Theriogenology, . 2015.

Warren, Joshua D., Aitken-Palmer, Copper and Citino, Scott B. Critical care for a hypothermic and hypoglycemic white rhinoceros (ceratotherium simum simum) calf, Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 45 (3) 650-653. 2014.

Nájera, Fernando, Brown, Janine L., Kaufman, Krystle, Schwartz, Rick, Goodrowe, Karen, Asaithanmakul, Wisit, Aitken-Palmer, Copper, Kongprom, Urarikha, Wildt, David E. and Bush, Mitchell. Swimmer Syndrome in a Clouded Leopard (Neofelis Nebulosa) Cub, Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 45 (2) 386-388. 2014.

Aitken-Palmer, Copper, Hou, Rong, Burrell, Caitlin, Zhang, Zhihe, Wang, Chengdong, Spindler, Rebecca, Wildt, David E., Ottinger, Mary Ann and Howard, JoGayle. Protracted Reproductive Seasonality in the Male Giant Panda (Ailuropoda Melanoleuca) Reflected by Patterns in Androgen Profiles, Ejaculate Characteristics, and Selected Behaviors, Biology of reproduction, 86 (6) 195. 2012.

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