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

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    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...

  2. A Framework to Evaluate Wildlife Feeding in Research, Wildlife Management, Tourism and Recreation

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    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...

  3. Facing up to the increased risk of tick-borne disease

    Contributor(s):: Kitchen, John

  4. Gifts to consider for your pets

    Contributor(s):: Kilmer, Kim

  5. How to do everything better.

  6. Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study

    Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine

  7. Protect your pets

    Contributor(s):: Fischer, Samantha

  8. Traveling with your pet

    Contributor(s):: Eastwood, Liz

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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

  12. Naturalcultural encounters in Bali: monkeys, temples, tourists, and ethnoprimatology

    Contributor(s):: Fuentes, Augustín

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. The cull of the wild: Dingoes, development and death in an Australian tourist location

    Contributor(s):: Peace, Adrian

  16. Embodied encounters between humans and gators

    Contributor(s):: Keul, Adam

  17. Planned leisure behaviour and pet attachment

    Contributor(s):: Chen, Annie Huiling, Hung, Kuang-peng, Peng, Norman

  18. Viewing grizzly bears in captivity | an exploration of visitor dialogue and meanings associated with the experience

    Contributor(s):: Stefanie A. Kearns

  19. 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...

  20. 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,...

    http://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2015/05/pet-therapy-takes-flight-an-interview-with-heidi-huebner