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  1. Landuse practices interface:Human-Wildlife conflict in Lupande game management area

    Contributor(s):: Peter Ngoma

    Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) has become a serious threat to the survival of many endangered species in the world. The sighted examples from different countries such as Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zanzibar, Namibia, China and Peru demonstrate the severity of the conflict and suggest that greater in depth...

  2. The Effects of a Summer Camp Program in China on Children's Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward Animals: A Model for Conservation Education

    Contributor(s):: Sarah M. Bexell, Olga S. Jarrett, Xu Ping

    This summative evaluation, conducted in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, studied whether participation in a conservation education camp positively changed 8–12-year-old children’s (a) knowledge of how to protect animals, (b) care about animals, (c) propensity for environmental and...

  3. Dr Dog

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    Animals Asia’s Dr Dog is an innovative animal-assisted therapy programme that provides people in need with what they need most – a best friend. The programme is also changing the way people feel about dogs. In China, where we focus our work, Dr Dog is challenging beliefs and changing...

  4. Oct 22 2016

    2016 International Conference on Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (ICASVM)

    2016 International Conference on Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (ICASVM2016) is an optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and...

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  5. Wildlife markets in South China

    Contributor(s):: Chow, Alex T., Cheung, Szeman, Yip, Peter K.

  6. Seroprevalence and Genetic Characterization of Toxoplasma Gondii in Three Species of Pet Birds in China

    Contributor(s):: Wei Cong, Meng Qing-feng, Hui-Qun Song, Dong-hui Zhou, Si-Yang Huang, Ai-dong Qian, Chunlei Su, Xing-Quan Zhu

    BackgroundToxoplasmosis, caused by the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii, is one of the most common zoonosis worldwide, affecting a wide range of warm-blooded mammals and birds worldwide. However, no information on T. gondii infection in pet birds in China is available. Therefore, this study...

  7. Study on blood physiology characteristics in working dogs

    Contributor(s):: Yang, JiaQiang, Cao, JingFeng, Du, XiaoPeng, Kong, XiaoYan, Yan, DaWei

    Adult working dog has to do a lot of intense physical training every day. The blood physiology and hemorheological indexes were measured in three adult working dogs (Kunming, German shepherd, Belgian malinois) and one indigenous breed in Kunming. The results showed that the number of red blood...

  8. The progress in nutrition research of musk deer: implication for conservation

    Contributor(s):: Wang, WenXia, Zhou, Ran, He, Lan, Liu, ShuQiang, Zhou, JunTong, Qi, Lei, Li, LinHai, Hu, DeFu

    Musk deer ( Moschus spp.) are small forest ungulates that are unique to Asia and are mainly distributed in China. In the last 30 years, because of indiscriminate trapping, hunting, and killing of the musk deer for musk and the loss of suitable habitat due to deforestation, the distribution and...

  9. Evaluation of environmental and intrinsic factors that contribute to stereotypic behavior in captive rhesus macaques ( Macaca mulatta)

    Contributor(s):: Gottlieb, D. H., Maier, A., Coleman, K.

    Full body repetitive behaviors, known as motor stereotypic behaviors (MSBs), are one of the most commonly seen abnormal behaviors in captive non-human primates, and are frequently used as a behavioral measure of well-being. The main goal of this paper was to examine the role of environmental...

  10. Gene-edited 'micropigs' to be sold as pets at Chinese institute

    Contributor(s):: Cyranoski, D.

  11. Chinese visitors' experiences of nature and wild macaques: inspiration and personal growth for living in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Lee, WingNaam, Davey, G.

    Country parks offer urban residents the opportunity to experience wildlife, engage in environmental education, and socially bond with family and friends, but little is known about these experiences in China. Twenty-five interviews were conducted in 2012 to investigate the meanings Hong Kong...

  12. Public knowledge and perception of toads and frogs in three areas of subtropical Southeast China

    Contributor(s):: Jimenez, J. N., Lindemann-Matthies, P.

    This study investigated people's perceptions and knowledge of toads and frogs in three areas of Southeast China: rural Gutian Shan, semi-rural Xin Gan Shan, and the city of Quzhou. In 2010, 672 randomly selected laypersons (between eight and 80 years old) were interviewed with the help of a...

  13. The economics of the right to keep a dog: a case study of a private housing complex in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Yau, Yung, Chiu, ShukMan

    Dog guardianship has gained popularity in many cities as a result of animal domestication. In spite of its benefits, dog guardianship in high-density urban housing creates certain problems, including increased health risks. Conflicts between different interested parties over the right to keep...

  14. Reintroduction of the Chinese tiger

    Contributor(s):: Urs Breitenmoser, Ron Tilson, Philip Nyhus

  15. Sacred connection : healing the spirit through the heart of the horse

    Contributor(s):: DeFrancesco, Sara

  16. The new filed of science for human-animal interaction : Healthy society with animal science : I. Increased number of whistle of Bottlenose dolphins, Tursips Truncatus, arising from interaction with people

    Contributor(s):: Ota Mitsuaki, Sakata Ryoichi, Tanaka Toshio

    The acoustic mode is the most reasonable means for social animals such as dolphins to maintain contact in the underwater habitat, and has been developed since they moved to the sea. This study investigates variations in dolphin vocalizations under the following conditions in a captive...

  17. Park Rangers' Behaviors and Their Effects on Tourists and Tibetan Macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China

    Contributor(s):: Rie Usui, Lori K. Sheeran, Jin-hua Li, Lixing Sun, Xi Wang, Alexander J. Pritchard, Alexander S. Duvall-lash, R. Steve Wagner

    Previous studies have reported the negative impacts of tourism on nonhuman primates (NHPs) and tourists and advocated the improvement of tourism management, yet what constitutes good quality management remains unclear. We explored whether rates of macaque aggression and self-directed behaviors...

  18. Childhood cruelty to animals in China: the relationship with psychological adjustment and family functioning

    Contributor(s):: Wong, J., Mellor, D., Richardson, B., Xu, X.

  19. Childhood cruelty to animals in China: the relationship with psychological adjustment and family functioning

    Contributor(s):: Wong, J., Mellor, D., Richardson, B., Xu, X.

  20. Flying fishers of Wucheng

    Contributor(s):: Hoh, Erling