PUBLICATIONS

Ben-Ami S, Werner NY, Wexler NT 2018. Interpretation and signage for the Israel Aquarium in Jerusalem. International Zoo Educators Association Journal 54/2018 6-8.

Ben Ami, S 2020. Commemoration of Zoos in Europe and America (journal article in preparation)

Werner N, Wexler N 2016. Back from the brink - the Mesopotamian fallow deer is making promising progress in the wild in Israel thanks to a successful reintroduction programme. Zooquaria Issue 94 Autumn 2016: 26-27

Wexler N 2015. Where Humans and Martens Meet. WAZA News 4/15 (November 2015): 36.

Wexler N, Werner N, Doron S 2014. Ferruginous Duck Breeding and Reintroduction Program WAZA Project 13010. WAZA News 1+2/14 (March 2014): 48

Abidat A, Alian Z, Wexler N 2014. A Story of Two Zoos Bridging Political Conflict. WAZA News 4/14 (December 2014): 29.

Werner NY, 2012. Oh, deer, what can the matter be? Zooquaria Issue 78 Deer Special Summer 2012: 10-12

Werner NY 2012. Small carnivores, big database – inferring possible small carnivore distribution and population trends in Israel from over 30 years of recorded sightings. Small Carnivore Conservation 47: 17-25.

 

Werner NY, Lotem A 2006. Experimental evidence for male sequential mate preference in a lekking species. Ethology 112: 657-663.

 

Werner NY, Mokady O 2004. Swimming out of Africa: mitochondrial DNA evidence for a late Pliocene dispersal of a cichlid from central Africa to the Levant. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 82 (1): 103-109.

 

Werner NY, Balshine S, Leach BJ, Lotem A 2003. Helping opportunities and space segregation in cooperatively breeding cichlids. Behavioral Ecology 14 (6): 749-756.

 

Werner NY, Lotem A 2003. Choosy males in a haplochromine cichlid: first experimental evidence for male mate choice in a lekking species. Animal Behaviour 66 (2): 293-298.

 

Balshine S, Leach B, Neat F, Reid H, Taborsky M, Werner N 2001. Correlates of group size in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish (Neolamprologus pulcher). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 50 (2): 134-140.

 

Balshine S, Leach BJ, Neat F, Werner NY, Montgomerie R 2001. Sperm size of African cichlids in relation to sperm competition. Behavioral Ecology 12 (6): 726-731.

 

MEETING ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

Wexler N, Ben-Ami S, Werner Y, 2020. Multilingual Interpretation – Don’t Get Lost in Translation. 28th Annual SEAZA (South East Asian Zoos and Aquariums Association) Conference, Myanmar (virtual conference due to COVID19)

Ben-Ami S, 2020. The Development of Zoos and Animal Collections in Israel: from the Kibbutz Petting Zoo to the City Zoo. 6th Environmental History Conference, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Ben-Ami S, 2020. Zoos in Israel as a Case Study for Nation Building and Urban Development. Urban Affairs Association (UAA), Washington DC, United States. (canceled due to COVID19).

Ben-Ami S, 2020. Creating a Nation, Building a City, Establishing a Zoo: Israel as a Case Study. Association of Israel Studies (AIS), New Orleans, United States (canceled due to COVID19).

Ben-Ami S, 2019. Zoos in Israel in Urban and National Perspectives. 60th Israel Geography Association Annual Convention, Haifa, Israel.

Ben-Ami S, 2019. Committing People to Action: The Commitment Wall in the new Gottesman Family Israel Aquarium in Jerusalem. European Zoo Educators Conference, Sweden. (At 50:56 in linked video)

Ben-Ami S, 2018. Creating an Educational Outline, Interpretation and Signage for the Israel Aquarium in Jerusalem. International Aquarium Congress, Japan.

Ben-Ami S, 2015. Zoo Memories: Commemoration and the Representation of History in European and American Zoos. Israeli Anthropological Association, Kinneret College, Israel.

Werner NY, Henson L, Cuneah O, Shore LS 2006. Effect of sleeping arrangements on male white rhino behavior and hormone levels at the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem (the Jerusalem Zoo). The Zoological Society of Israel, 42nd Annual Meeting, Rehovot, Israel.

 

Shacham B, Werner NY 2005. Negev tortoise (Testudo werneri) survey in the Negev sands. The Zoological Society of Israel, 41st Annual Meeting, Haifa, Israel.

 

Werner NY, Balshine-Earn S, Lotem A, Leach B 2005. Competition among helpers in cooperatively breeding cichlids. "Cooperation versus Conflict in Ecological Systems" – Sixth Symposium in Memory of Merav Ziv, Ben-Gurion University, Sede-Boqer, Israel.

 

Werner NY 2004. Food dispersion, exhibit use and aggression in a captive zebra herd at the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem. The Zoological Society of Israel, 41st Annual Meeting, Haifa, Israel.

 

Werner NY, Lotem A 2003. To choose or not to choose? The effect of the correlation between female traits and their quality on male mate choice in a lekking species. The Zoological Society of Israel, 40th Annual Meeting, Sede-Boqer, Israel.

 

Werner NY, Lotem A 2002. Choosy males in a haplochromine cichlid: first experimental evidence for male mate choice in a lekking species. International Society for Behavioral Ecology, 9th Biennial Congress, Montreal, Canada.

 

Werner NY, Lotem A 2001. Choosy males in Astatotilapia cichlids: First evidence for male mate choice in a polygynous species with no paternal care. The Zoological Society of Israel, 38th Annual Meeting, Haifa, Israel.

 

Werner NY 2000. Competition among helpers in a cooperatively breeding cichlid. International Skew Workshop, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.

 

Werner NY, Balshine-Earn S, Lotem A 1999. Competition among helpers in cooperatively breeding cichlids. Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB) summer meeting, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Werner NY, Balshine-Earn S, Lotem A 1998. Family feuds: evidence for interference competition among helpers in a co-operatively breeding species. The Zoological Society of Israel, 35th Annual Meeting, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

 

Werner NY, Balshine-Earn S, Lotem A 1997. Aggressive interactions among helpers at the nest in the cooperatively breeding cichlid Neolamprologus brichardi: indirect evidence for a direct benefit. XXV International Ethological Conference, Vienna, Austria.

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