American Journal of Zoology

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2020

  • Bovine Trypanosomosis and Glossina Flies Density in and Around Chelo Settlement Areas of Didesa District of Buno Bedele Zone, Western Oromia

    Behablom Meharenet, Dereje Alemu, Mintesnot Tsegaye

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 4 November 2019
    Accepted: 29 November 2019
    Published: 16 January 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20200301.11
    Abstract: The study was conducted in Chelo settlement area of Didesa district to estimate prevalence of the parasite (Trypanosomosis) and identify Tsetse fly species involved. Out of the total of 384 local breeds of cattle examined, 27 animals were found positive for trypanosomosis. The overall trypanosomosis prevalence was 7.03% which is composed of (n=5) 1... Show More
  • The Cycle of Nematode Dirofilaria Immitis (Leidy, 1856) in the Ecological and Epizootological Chains of Canines in the Biocoenoses of Uzbekistan

    Norkobilov Bakhromjon To’rayevich, Alisher Abdukahor Ugli Safarov, Firuza Djaloliddinovna Akramova, Djaloliddin Azimovich Azimov, Ulugbek Abulakimovich Shakarbayev, Abad Sultamuratovich Berdibayev

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 5-9
    Received: 2 October 2019
    Accepted: 3 January 2020
    Published: 17 January 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20200301.12
    Abstract: The importance of service dog breeding for humanity is difficult to overestimate. Infectious and invasive diseases are a limiting factor for breeding and improving dog breeds. They not only bring significant economic damage, do not allow the use of dogs in various sectors of the economy, sports, the army, law enforcement agencies, exchange of anima... Show More
  • The Ultrastructure of Chrysemys picta Eggshell and Shell Membrane

    Jessica Gibbons, Suresh Nimmagadda, Poongodi Geetha-Loganathan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 10-16
    Received: 8 January 2020
    Accepted: 20 January 2020
    Published: 11 February 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20200301.13
    Abstract: The structure of eggshells plays a multifunctional role in successful embryogenesis. The avian eggshells have been extensively studied while there are few studies on reptilian eggshells. Painted turtle eggs exhibit pliable shells and have received attention by researchers because of its availability but general morphological characteristics of thei... Show More
  • A Review on Brucellosis in Small Ruminants

    Wogayehu Seria, Yosefdeneke Diriba Tadese, Eshetu Shumi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 17-25
    Received: 19 August 2019
    Accepted: 24 September 2019
    Published: 28 February 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20200301.14
    Abstract: Brucellamelitensis is the main causative agent of caprine and ovine brucellosis. Sporadic cases caused by B. abortus have been observed, but cases of natural infection are rare in sheep and goats. Brucellosis is an infectious disease of many domestic and wild animals. Brucellosis is a major cause of direct economic losses resulting from clinical di... Show More
  • Freshwater and Semi-terrestrial Crab Fauna of Selected Areas in Southern Luzon, Philippines

    Jimmy Tevar Masagca

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 26-34
    Received: 24 August 2018
    Accepted: 13 February 2020
    Published: 3 March 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20200301.15
    Abstract: Philippines is an archipelago known for its rich biodiversity. However, there is still inadequate knowledge regarding its biodiversity in the present times. With line to this, further survey and researches are the priority of this study. Crab faunal studies are usually deficient in terms of data and researches. The freshwater and semi-terrestrial c... Show More