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...
A Framework to Evaluate Wildlife Feeding in Research, Wildlife Management, Tourism and Recreation
Contributor(s):: Sara Dubois, David Fraser
Feeding of wildlife occurs in the context of research, wildlife management, tourism and in opportunistic ways. A review of examples shows that although feeding is often motivated by good intentions, it can lead to problems of public safety and conservation and be detrimental to the welfare of the...
Facing up to the increased risk of tick-borne disease
Contributor(s):: Kitchen, John
Gifts to consider for your pets
Contributor(s):: Kilmer, Kim
How to do everything better.
Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study
Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine
Protect your pets
Contributor(s):: Fischer, Samantha
Traveling with your pet
Contributor(s):: Eastwood, Liz
Do birdwatchers care about bird disturbance?
Contributor(s):: Weston, M. A., Guay, P. J., McLeod, E. M., Miller, K. K.
Little is known about how non-consumptive recreationists perceive their impacts on animals and how this relates to recreationist behavior. We surveyed attitudes and behaviors relating to bird disturbance of 179 birdwatchers who visited a world-renowned, restricted-access birdwatching destination...
Hotel pet policies: an assessment of willingness to pay for travelling with a pet
Contributor(s):: Taillon, J., MacLaurin, T., Yun, DongKoo
This study examined hotel customers' willingness to pay for travelling with a pet. Data were collected from an online survey of 595 Canadian respondents who own a pet and are not involved professionally with pets. The results of this study show that individuals who were identified as having a...
Behavorial responses of one western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) group at Bai Hokou, Central African Republic, to tourists, researchers and trackers
Contributor(s):: Klailova, Michelle
Naturalcultural encounters in Bali: monkeys, temples, tourists, and ethnoprimatology
Contributor(s):: Fuentes, Augustín
Observational monitoring of clinical signs during the last stage of habituation in a wild western gorilla group at Bai Hokou, Central African Republic
Contributor(s):: Morton, F. B.
Species-specific responses to tourist interactions by white-faced capuchins (Cebus imitator) and mantled howlers (Alouatta palliata) in a Costa Rican wildlife refuge
Contributor(s):: McKinney, Tracie
The cull of the wild: Dingoes, development and death in an Australian tourist location
Contributor(s):: Peace, Adrian
Embodied encounters between humans and gators
Contributor(s):: Keul, Adam
Planned leisure behaviour and pet attachment
Contributor(s):: Chen, Annie Huiling, Hung, Kuang-peng, Peng, Norman
Viewing grizzly bears in captivity | an exploration of visitor dialogue and meanings associated with the experience
Contributor(s):: Stefanie A. Kearns
Close Encounters with Wild Animals: Evaluating a New Form of Wildlife Tourism
Contributor(s):: Sarah Harvey
Over the last few decades, many tourists have become increasingly interested in close interaction with wild animals: referred to as human-wild animal interaction (HWAI) within this paper. The array of HWAI activities includes: very close approach, feeding, touching, and...
Pet Therapy Takes Flight: An Interview with Heidi Huebner
04 May 2015 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
Between flight delays and cancellations, lost luggage, and jet lag, traveling by airplane can be quite stressful. Airports tend to be filled with nonstop commotion and many anxious people,...