Ongoing Projects

A world survey of neurological diseases among captive lions in zoological gardens; aiming to better understand the association between the lion’s lineage, breeding strategies and other husbandry parameters and neurological abnormalities, stillbirths and other reproduction problems.
Lion behavioral predation patterns in the wild
Biodiversity genetic survey; comparing between healthy and affected lions in captivity and to those in the wild
Adaptation of the female reproductive system to early pregnancy diet and predation

About us
Merav Shamir
Rona Nadler

Normal lion imaging
CT, MRI, Radiographs
Pathological imaging
CT, MRI, Radiographs