55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA
94118
415.379.8000
Regular Hours:

Daily

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Members' Hours:

Tuesday

8:30 – 9:30 am

Sunday

10:00 – 11:00 am
Closures
Notices

The Academy will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

The Academy will be closing at 3:00 pm on 4/24. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Academy’s rainforest exhibit will be closed 5/6–5/7 for routine maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 
Publications


Reavill, D., Sheppard, B., Dunker, F., Peters, E,:  High Mortality in a Collection of Giant Clams (Tridacna crocea and Tridacna gigas) due to an Infection with Perkinsus sp.  Proceedings of the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, 86-87, 2009

Peloquin, C. A., Maslow, J. N., Mikota, S. K., Forrest, A., Dunker, F., Isaza, R., Peddie, L., Peddie, J., Zhu, M.:  Dose Selection and Pharmacokinetics of Rifampin in Elephants for the Treatment of Tuberculosis. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 29: 1-6, 2006

Hedberg, G. E., Dunker, F., Dierenfeld, E. S., Petty, M.:  Polar Bear (Ursus Maritimus) Adipose Tissue Fatty Acid Constituents of a Common milk Replacer.  Zoo Biology 25: 527-537, 2006

Jencek, J., Dunker, F., Tully, T. N., Garner, M. M.:  An Outbreak of Chlamydophila psittaci in an Outdoor Colony of Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus).  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 140-141, 2006

Hedberg, G., Dunker, F., Chesney, R.: Pathogenesis of metabolic bone disease in captive polar bears (Ursus Maritimus). International Polar Bear Husbandry Conference, San diego, CA 2004

Nordhausen, R., Barr, B., Coleman, G., Gainer, M., Dunker, F., Ochsenreiter, J., Murray. W.: Fatal disseminated yeast infection in Orinoco gees (Neuchen Jubata) and brown pelicans (Pelecanus Fuscus).  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 276-277, 2003.
 
Raymond, J., Dunker, F., Garner, M.: Ink embolism in freshwater orange spot stingrays (Potamortrygon Motoro) following tattooing procedure.  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 210, 2003
 
Wilson, E., Dunker, F., Garner, M., Aguilar, R.: Taurine deficiency associated with dilated cardiomyopathy in giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga Tridactyla), Preliminary Results and Diagnostics.  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 155 – 159, 2003.
 
Aguilar, R., Dunker, F., Garner, M.: Dilated cardiomyopathy in two giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga Tridactyla).  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 169 – 172, 2002.

Hedberg, G., Dunker, F., Chesney, R.: A preliminary investigation of taurine in zoo carnivores.  Proceedings of the Association of Zoo Veterinary technicians, 123 – 126, 2002.
 
Dunker, F., Crawford, G., Ochsenreiter, J.:  Anesthesia and postoperative care for a gastrotomy in a harbor seal (Phoca Vitulina).  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 109 - 112, 2001.

Hedberg, G., Koterwas, B., Dunker, F.:  A novel venipuncture technique in chelonians.  Twenty-first Annual Proceedings of the Association of Zoo Veterinary Technicians.

Hedberg, G., Koterwas, B., Dunker, F., Murray, B.:  Microbiology procedures and protocols.  Twenty-first Annual Proceedings of the Association of Zoo Veterinary Technicians.

Mikota, S., Peddie, L., Peddie, J., Isaza, R., Dunker, F., West, G., Lindsay, W., Larson, S., Salmna, M., Chatterjee, D., Payeur, J., Whipple, D., Thoen, C., Davis, D., Sedgwick, C., Montali, R., Ziccardi, Ml, Maslow, J.:  Epidemiology and diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in captive Asian elephants (Elephas Maxiums).  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, vol 32(1), 1 – 16, March 2001.

Morales, P., Dunker, F.:  Fish tuberculosis (mycobacterium marinium) in a group of Egyptian spiny-tailed lizards (Uromastyx Aegyptius).  The Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surger, vol II(3),  27- 20, 2001.

Crawford, G., Dunker, F., Dubey, JP:  Toxoplasmosis as a suspected cause of abortion in a Greenland muskox (Ovibos Moshatus Wardi).  The Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, vol 31(2), 247 – 250, June 2000.

Morales, P, Dunker, F.:  Suspected intestinal torsion in a blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus Melanopterus).  The Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, vol 30(1) No 1, 170 – 171, March, 1999.

Dunker, F., Rudovsky, M.:  Management and treatment of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis positive elephant at the San Francisco Zoo.  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 122 – 123, 1998.

Raby, K., Hedberg, G., Hobson, K., Dunker, F., Bennet, RA:  Clinical aspects of a neonatal care program.  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 351 – 353, 1995.

Bennett, RA, Dunker, F.:  Clinical management of lymphoma in a black and white colobus monkey.  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 351 – 353, 1995.

Hedberg, G., Bennett, RA, Dunker, F.:  Preliminary studies on the use of milbemycin oxime for treatment of polar bears (Ursus Maritimus) with chronic balisascaris transfuga infection.  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 299-301, 1995.

Bennet, RA, Dunker, F., Gage, L.:  Subtotal radial ostectomy in a California seal lion.  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 144 – 145, 1994.

Bennett, RA, Browning, WN, Dunker, F.:  Dilated cardiomyopathy in an antilopine kangaroo.  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 106 – 107, 1993.

Bennet, RA, Dunker, F.:  Severe diffuse pulmonary bullous emphysema secondary to pulmonary papillary adenocarcinoma in an African lion (Panthera Leo).  Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 108 – 109, 1993.

Isaza, R., Baker, B., Dunker, F.:  Medical management of inflammatory bowel disease in a spider monkey.  Journal of Veterinary Medicine Association, No 10, 1543 – 1545, May 15, 1992.

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