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Dipl.-Biol. Helga Schulze
Compiler, illustrator for the conservation database for lorises and pottos

Helga Schulze
Ruhr-University
Department for Neuroanatomy
MA 6/161 b
D-44780 Bochum
Germany
University Tel.: x49 234 / 322 8002 or 322 8814
Private Tel. x49 234 / 70 52 88
FAX: x49 234 / 970 59 00
University FAX: x49 234 / 321 46 55
E-mail: Helga.Schulze@loris-conservation.org
Homepages: Conservation database for lorises and pottos
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Loris Conservation Project of Ruhr-University Bochum

Private address:
Helga Schulze
Hustadtring 147
D-44801 Bochum
Germany


Educational background and experience:
Studies: biology (main interest: animal behaviour, ecology)
Work with otters (Lutra lutra) at the German otter protection group for several years

Work and fields of interest:
Since 1981 scientific (biological and medicinal) illustrator; development of digital material for publishing, education and conservation projects.
Since 1982 colony manager and keeper of the Loris tardigradus nordicus colony of Ruhr-University
Since 1997 own facility for slender loris breeding, research and for old and surplus zoo lorises
Support of Malagasy lemur and habitat protection projects by Bernhard Meier
Behavioural research in slender lorises, development of husbandry information and since 1995 a studbook for the project; since 2003 supporting an EEP for L. t. nordicus at Frankfurt Zoo.
15-17 August 1997, on the CBSG annual meeting in Berlin, member of a working group discussing : ”Using the Internet as a conservation tool” (Chair: Richard Perron, Quantum Conservation).
Since 1999: secretary of Quantum Conservation, an organisation which promotes use of the Internet for conservation, contacts between zoo and conservation people and supports field projects.
Since 2000: development of the Internet Conservation Database for Lorises and Pottos
Establishment of a loris conservation project which is charitable as a project of Quantum Conservation; aims: support of conservation-related research with data and literature, support of rescue stations with husbandry information, literature and equipment.
Co-editor of "Lorises in Captivity: A Husbandry Manual" (published in 2001)
Non-commercial web-design for other conservation projects (for instance for the Philippine Endemic Species Conservation Project)
Member of IPS, GfP (German Primatological Society), ProFauna Indonesia, IUCN primate specialist Group
 

Publications:

Compiler, coauthor and illustrator of the loris and potto conservation database

Schulze, H.; Anand; Fitch-Snyder, H.; Nekaris, K. A. I.; Singh, M.; Kaumanns, W., submitted (2004): Care of rescued South Asian lorises with guidelines for handrearing infants. Will be published by the Wildlife Trust of India, previously in a JIVA (Journall of Indian Veterinary Association) special issue on wildlife rehabilitation. Additional online information in preparation.

Plesker, R.; Schulze, H.; Petry, K., in preparation (2004): Polycystic nephropathy in slender lorises (Loris tardigradus).

Nekaris, K. A. I.; Schulze, H.., 2004: Historical and recent developments of human-loris interactions in south and southeast Asia. Abstract of an invited lecture presented at the 2004 Primate Society of Great Britain Winter meeting: People, Primates and Conservation, Institute of Zoology, London, 1st December 2004. Primate Eye 84: 17-18.

Schulze, H. et al., in preparation (2004): illustrated loris behavioural enrichment database

Fitch-Snyder, H.; Schulze, H.; Streicher, U., submitted (2003): Enclosure design of captive slow and pygmy lorises. In: Primates of the Oriental Night - proceedings of the Indonesian Workshop: Taxonomy, husbandry, and conservation of tarsiers and lorises. Jakarta, Indonesia, 15-25 February 2003, at the Pusat Primata Schmutzer / Schmutzer Primate Center, Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta. Special edition of Treubia, Bogor.

Streicher, U.; Schulze, H.; Fitch-Snyder, H., submitted (2003): Confiscation, rehabilitation and placement of slow lorises - Recommendations to improve the handling of confiscated slow lorises
Nycticebus coucang. In: Primates of the Oriental Night - proceedings of the Indonesian Workshop: Taxonomy, husbandry, and conservation of tarsiers and lorises. Jakarta, Indonesia, 15-25 February 2003, at the Pusat Primata Schmutzer / Schmutzer Primate Center, Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta. Special edition of Treubia, Bogor.

Fitch-Snyder, H.; Schulze, H.; Streicher, U., submitted (2003): Enclosure design of captive slow and pygmy lorises. In: Primates of the Oriental Night - proceedings of the Indonesian Workshop: Taxonomy, husbandry, and conservation of tarsiers and lorises. Jakarta, Indonesia, 15-25 February 2003, at the Pusat Primata Schmutzer / Schmutzer Primate Center, Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta. Special edition of Treubia, Bogor.

Schulze, H.; Groves, C., 2004: Asian Lorises: taxonomic problems caused by illegal trade. . Pp. 33-36 in: Nadler, T.; Streicher, U.; Ha Thang Long (eds:): Conservation of Primates in Vietnam (Proceedings of the International Symposiumat Cuc Phuong National Park, 18. - 20. November 2003). Haki Publishing, Hanoi.

Streicher, U.; Schulze, H.; Plesker, R.;Vornefeld, B., 2002: A conservation and health database for lorises and pottos. 2nd Göttingen Symposium: Primates in Biomedical Research – Diseases and Pathology, Göttingen (Abstract), www.dpz.gwdg.de/tmph/allabstr.htm and Primate Report 63: 33-39, www.dpz.gwdg.de/pr/pr63/streicher.pdf.

Plesker, R.; Schulze, H., 2002: Necropsy findings in Slender Lorises (Loris tardigradus). Abstracts of the XIXth Congress of the International Primatological Society, Beijing/China, 4th-9th August 2002, Abstract 0411, p. 309.

Fitch-Snyder, H.; Schulze, H.; Larson, L. et al., 2001: Management of Lorises in captivity. A husbandry manual for Asian Lorisines (Nycticebus & Loris spp.). Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, Box 551, San Diego, CA 92112-0551.

Fitch-Snyder, H.; Schulze, H.; Larson, L. et al.; Vietnamese adaptation by Nguyen Xuân Dang and Dang Ngoc Cân, 2001: Huóng Dân Ky Thuât Nuôi Cu Li Châu Á [Management of Lorises in captivity]. Vietnamese edition of the husbandry manual for Asian Loridae (Nycticebus & Loris spp.). Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, Box 551, San Diego, CA 92112-0551. Online edition in preparation

Plesker, R.; Schulze, H., 2000: An Internet database for information on Loridae (prosimian primates). Pp. 131-132 in: Zwart, P. (ed.): European Association of Zoo and Wildlife veterinarians (EAZWV), Proceedings of the third scientific meeting held at Paris, France (Host organization: Paris Zoo), May 31th - June 4th, 2000. Printed by Van Stetten Kwadraat, Houten, Netherlands.

Schulze, H., 1998: Developing a husbandry manual to facilitate the distribution and presentation of information: with special reference to slender loris Loris tardigradus nordicus at Ruhr-University, Bochum. International Zoo Yearbook 36: 34-48.

Plesker, R.; Schulze, H., 1998: Polycystic nephropathy in slender lorises (Loris tardigradus). XVIIth Congress of the International Primatological Society, August 10-14, 1998, , University of Antananarivo, Madagaskar. Abstract no. 033.

Schulze, H.; Benirschke, K.; Doyle, G. A.; Johann, A.; Meier, B.; Wirth, R.; Zimmermann, E., 1998: A "check list" of possible items for prosimian husbandry manuals and research. Folia Primatologica 69 (Suppl. 1): 152-170.
(Folia Primatologica 69, Suppl. 1, = Proceedings of the international conference on the biology and conservation of prosimians, Chester, 13-17 November 1995).

Schulze, H.; Meier, B., 1995: The subspecies of Loris tardigradus and their conservation status: a review. Pp. 193-209 in: Creatures of the Dark, Alterman, L.; Doyle, G.; Izard, M. K. (eds.), Plenum Press, New York.

Schulze, H.; Meier, B., 1995: Behavior of captive Loris tardigradus nordicus: a qualitative description, including some information about morphological bases of behavior. Pp. 221-249 in: Creatures of the Dark, Alterman, L.; Doyle, G.; Izard, M. K. (eds.), Plenum Press, New York.
 

Hoeschen, G., Preuschoft, H., Schulze, H., 1995: Substratpräferenzen bei Schlankloris (Loris tardigradus, Halbaffen) in Gefangenschaft. (Substrate preferences of captive slender lorises). Der Zoologische Garten N. F. 65 (4): 258-266. (Language: German)
Schulze, H., 1993: Stress bei Schlankloris in Gefangenschaft [Stress in slender lorises in captivity]. Pp. 11-22 in: Arbeitsplatz Zoo Extra: Primaten, W. Schmiedeberg (ed.), Zoo Köln. (German)

Schulze, H.: unpublished husbandry information, supplements distributed together with the studbook for L. t. nordicus kept at Ruhr-University Bochum
 

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