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  1. Investigating the welfare, management and human-animal interactions of cattle in four Indonesian abattoirs

    Contributor(s):: Doyle, R. E., Coleman, G. J., McGill, D. M., Reed, M., Ramdani, W., Hemsworth, P. H.

    This study reports novel information on the animal handling, management and human-animal interactions in Indonesian cattle abattoirs. The slaughter of 304 cattle was observed and there was a high percentage of re-stuns in all abattoirs (range: 8-18.9%) when compared to a variety of international...

  2. Wildlife and Human-Impact of the Closer Encounter: Indonesia Case

    Contributor(s):: Ani Mardiastuti

    Human and wildlife formerly live in a relatively disjunct, non-overlapping environment, in the past several decades. However, various human activities has shrunk the wildlife habitat and made the sylvatic habitat closer to human environment, through human induced disturbances to biodiversity...

  3. Keeper-animal interactions: differences between the behaviour of zoo animals affect stockmanship

    Contributor(s):: Ward, S. J., Melfi, V.

    Stockmanship is a term used to describe the management of animals with a good stockperson someone who does this in a in a safe, effective, and low-stress manner for both the stock-keeper and animals involved. Although impacts of unfamiliar zoo visitors on animal behaviour have been extensively...

  4. Stunning Australia

    Contributor(s):: Probyn-Rapsey, F.

  5. Factors influencing stereotypic behaviours of animals rescued from Asian animal markets: a slow loris case study

    Contributor(s):: Moore, R. S., Cabana, F., Nekaris, K. A. I.

    Illegal wildlife trade has devastating effects on wild populations in Southeast Asia, made evident from the rising numbers of threatened species found in rescue centres. The prevalence of slow lorises ( Nycticebus spp.) in trade allows for the first time, a study of the response of wild-caught...

  6. Prevalence of enteric parasites in pet macaques in Sulawesi, Indonesia

    Contributor(s):: Jones-Engel, Lisa

  7. Participatory methods for the assessment of the ownership status of free-roaming dogs in Bali, Indonesia, for disease control and animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Morters, M. K., Bharadwaj, S., Whay, H. R., Cleaveland, S., Damriyasa, I. M., Wood, J. L. N.

    The existence of unowned, free-roaming dogs capable of maintaining adequate body condition without direct human oversight has serious implications for disease control and animal welfare, including reducing effective vaccination coverage against rabies through limiting access for vaccination, and...

  8. Ethics and welfare in Southeast Asian Zoos

    Contributor(s):: Govindasamy, Agoramoorthy

    The Southeast Asian Zoos Association (SEAZA) is the only major zoological organization connecting about 90 zoos and recreational parks in the region. The Ethics and Welfare Committee of SEAZA established the zoo evaluation procedure in 1998 to assess ethics and animal welfare situation in zoos....

  9. Socialization of a single hand-reared tiger cub

    Contributor(s):: Kelling, A. S., Bashaw, M. J., Bloomsmith, M. A., Maple, T. L.

    Given the drawbacks of hand-rearing nonhuman animals in captivity, the practice is generally avoided, but it is sometimes necessary. A few scientific publications are available to guide managers toward best practices in hand-rearing, but the majority of articles focus on hand-rearing captive...

  10. Symbolic lizards: forms of special purpose classification of animals among the Nage of eastern Indonesia

    Contributor(s):: Forth, G.

  11. The implications of husbandry training on zoo animal response rates

    Contributor(s):: Ward, S. J., Melfi, V.

  12. A survey of urban pet ownership in Bali

    Contributor(s):: Margawani, K. R., Robertson, I. D.

  13. The Goat that Couldn't Stop the Mud Volcano: Sacrifice, Subjectivity, and Indonesia's "Lapindo Mudflow"

    Contributor(s):: Drake, Phillip

    The little goat hangs in mid-air, legs extended. In this moment of suspension he looks back at the men in black and white ceremonial clothing, the men who threw him.1 They give away his life to the spirits and to the pit. But the image keeps him present above ground, perpetually a...

  14. Vigilance behavior and chickens: differences among status and location

    Contributor(s):: Burger, J.

    The feeding and vigilance behaviour of domestic chickens (Gallus domesticus) was examined in Bali and Sulawesi in Indonesia and in the highlands of New Guinea. The null hypothesis that there was no difference in the time devoted to vigilance as a function of location or condition (sex, age or...

  15. Macaques in farms and folklore: Exploring the human-nonhuman primate interface in Sulawesi, Indonesia

    Contributor(s):: Riley, Erin P., Priston, Nancy E. C.

  16. A comparison of the activity budgets of wild and captive Sulawesi crested black macaques ( Macaca nigra )

    Contributor(s):: Melfi, V. A., Feistner, A. T. C.

    One aim of environmental enrichment techniques is to replicate 'wild-like' behaviour in captivity. In this study, three captive troops of Sulawesi crested black macaques (M. nigra) in Chester, Jersey and Marwell Zoos, UK were each observed for 100 h in large naturalistic enclosures In May and...