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  1. Managing Aged Animals in Zoos to Promote Positive Welfare: A Review and Future Directions

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    | Contributor(s):: Bethany L. Krebs, Debra Marrin, Amy Phelps, Lana Krol, Jason V. Watters

    Many animals experience physical and behavioral changes as they age. Age-related changes in physical or mental ability can limit the opportunities for animals to experience positive well-being. As animals in zoos are living longer than ever, understanding common physical, cognitive, and...

  2. Direct Experience With Nature and the Development of Biological Knowledge

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah E. Longbottom, Virginia Slaughter

    Research Findings: An emerging consensus is that casual, direct contact with nature influences the development of children’s biological knowledge. Here we review the existing literature on this topic, focusing on the effects of (a) rural versus urban rearing environments and (b) pet...

  3. Learning biology and mathematics outdoors: effects and attitudes in a Swedish high school context

    | Contributor(s):: Emilia Fagerstam, Jonas Blom

    This research suggests that learning biology in an outdoor environment has a positive cognitive and affective impact on 13–15-year-old, Swedish high school pupils. Eighty-five pupils in four classes participated in a quasi-experimental design. Half the pupils, taking a biology course in...

  4. Use of comparative genomics approaches to characterize interspecies differences in response to environmental chemicals: Challenges, opportunities, and research needs

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    | Contributor(s):: Sarah L Burgess-Herbert, Susan Y Euling

    A critical challenge for environmental chemical risk assessment is the characterization and reduction of uncertainties introduced when extrapolating inferences from one species to another. The purpose of this article is to explore the challenges, opportunities, and research needs surrounding...

  5. Companion animals as being-objects: the role of the self/other binary in the human-animal bond

    | Contributor(s):: Amanda Kelly Reed

    This research project is an investigation into the human-dog bond and the practice of pet adoption and pet surrender at the East Baton Rouge Parish Animal Control Center. The human-dog bond is an excellent vehicle for an investigation into how we create categories of other because it is a highly...

  6. Relações entre animais humanos e não-humanos no Parque Nacional Serra da Capivara, Piauí, Brasil : Um estudo sobre conservação, gestão e sustentabilidade

    | Contributor(s):: Denise Figueirôa Bacelar

    Os animais humanos, cujo único representante atual é a espécie Homo sapiens sapiens, e não humanos, representando as demais espécies heterotróficas existentes, são protagonistas de um longo e controverso relacionamento ao curso da história....

  7. Discussion of Animal Stem Cells in the Classroom: Engaging Students through the Lens of Veterinary Medicine

    | Contributor(s):: Farenga, Stephen J., Niess, Daniel, Hutchinson, Michael

  8. Jul 30 2016

    53rd Annual Meeting Animal Behavior Society

    The Animal Behavior Society was founded in 1964 to promote the study of animal behavior in the broadest sense, including studies using descriptive and experimental methods under natural and...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/389

  9. Jul 11 2016

    IAHAIO 2016

    UNVEILING A NEW PARADIGM: HAI in the mainstream- Our Mission is to share a new vision and status of HAI in society- Our Outcomes are measurable across quantitative, qualitative and mixed research...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/391

  10. Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies: The Measuring of Equine Temperament

    | Contributor(s):: Howard, Thecla Helmbrecht

  11. Beware the Boojum: caveats and strengths of avian radar

    | Contributor(s):: Beason, Robert C., Nohara, Tim J., Weber, Peter

  12. Late summer movements by giant Canada geese in relation to a September hunting season

    | Contributor(s):: Dleter, C. D., Anderson, B. J., Gleason, J. S., Mammenga, P. W., Vaa, S.

  13. Bears in Pakistan: Distribution, Population Biology and Human Conflicts

    | Contributor(s):: Fakhar I. Abbas, Zahid Igbal Bhatti, Jibran Haider, Afsar Mian

    We conducted questionnaire based interviews (n = 1873) of respondents coming from 258 localities about bear tracts in northern parts of Pakistan in 2012-2014 to study Himalyan brown (U. arctos isalbellinus) and Himalayan black (U. t. laniger) bears. Brown bears were more frequent in northern...

  14. Negotiating the Anthropological Limit: Derrida, Stiegler, and the Question of the "Animal"

    | Contributor(s):: Van Camp, Nathan

  15. Ethical Considerations in the Use of Transgenic Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Giraud, Raymond

  16. One Health Sweden

    One Health Sweden is a collaboration for researchers with interest in zoonotic infections and antibiotic resistance. One Health Sweden is an integration concept including several universities and governmental organizations that wish to contribute to a sustainable intellectual platform where...

  17. Overview and critique of stages and periods in canine development

    | Contributor(s):: Fox, M. W.

  18. Dominance, egalitarianism and friendship at a dog daycare facility

    | Contributor(s):: Trisko, Rebecca K.

  19. Our unconscious bridge to nature: the role of pets and animal views in a person's environmental attitudes, conservation habits, and scientific knowledge

    | Contributor(s):: Chomey, Ariel

  20. One Health: Utpal Tatu at TEDxMAIS

    | Contributor(s):: Utpal Tatu

    In this enlightening and informative talk, Dr. Utpal Tatu explains the certain diseases, prevalent in both animals and humans, at the cellular level. Tatu explains how the worlds of human and veterinary medicine collide at more points than meet the eye.Dr. Utpal Tatu is a reputed professor at the...