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  1. Why do adult dogs 'play'?

    Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J. W. S., Pullen, A. J., Rooney, N. J.

    Among the Carnivora, play behaviour is usually made up of motor patterns characteristic of predatory, agonistic and courtship behaviour. Domestic dogs are unusual in that play is routinely performed by adults, both socially, with conspecifics and with humans, and also asocially, with objects....

  2. Moral disengagement in harmful but cherished food practices? An exploration into the case of meat

    Contributor(s):: Graca, J., Calheiros, M. M., Oliveira, A.

    Harmful but culturally cherished practices often endure in spite of the damages they cause. Meat consumption is increasingly becoming one of such cases and may provide an opportunity from which to observe these phenomena. Growing evidence indicates that current and projected production and...

  3. Diet composition of coyotes in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

    Contributor(s):: Jonathan D. Cepak

    The diet and food habits of coyotes (Cams latrans) in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) were examined by analyzing 50 scat samples collected during coyote population surveys between February 199*-March 1999. The Cuyahoga Valley National Park, a 13,770-hectare public-use park surrounded...

  4. The ninety-fourth issue of the Psychological Barometer and a note on its fifteenth anniversary

    Contributor(s):: Link, Henry C.

  5. Social mimetic behaviour and social anticipation in dogs: Preliminary results

    Contributor(s):: Kubinyi, Eniko, Miklósi, Ádám, Topál, József, Csányi, Vilmos

  6. Human left-sided cradling preferences for dogs

    Contributor(s):: Abel, E. L.

  7. Dietary habits and social interactions affect choice of feeding location by sheep

    Contributor(s):: Scott, C. B., Provenza, F. D., Banner, R. E.

    12 lambs that had been reared together were separated into 2 groups of 6 lambs; groups were conditioned to prefer sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) or wheat (Triticum aestivum) grains by feeding for 14 days. Lambs were conditioned to avoid the other grain by administering a mild dose of lithium chloride...