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  1. Do collar-mounted predation deterrents restrict wandering in pet domestic cats?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hall, C. M., Bryant, K. A., Fontaine, J. B., Calver, M. C.

    Roaming pet cats kill and harass wildlife, hybridise with wild felids, interbreed with feral populations, spread disease or annoy neighbours, and endanger their own welfare by fighting, being...

  2. Como piensan los animales: Alex Kacelnik at TEDxPuraVida

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Alex Kacelnik

    His interest is to understand animal behavior in light of the ecological problems that evolution presents species in their natural circumstances Alex Kacelnik is Professor of Behavioral Ecology...

  3. A review of cat behavior in relation to disease risk and management options

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lepczyk, C. A., Lohr, C. A., Duffy, D. C.

    Domestic cats ( Felis catus) are a common household pet and also a notorious invasive species around the world. Because cat numbers have been increasing in many locations it is critical to work on...

  4. Acoustic characteristics of courtship and agonistic vocalizations in Przwewalskii's wild horse and in domestic horse

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alberghina, D., Caudullo, E., Chan, W. Y., Bandi, N., Panzera, M.

    For closely related species living in similar habitats, differences in the acoustic morphology of vocalizations could play a role in mate recognition as well as provide insight into the...

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

    | Journal Articles | 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...

  6. Home range, body condition, and survival of rehabilitated raccoons ( Procyon lotor) during their first winter

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McWilliams, M., Wilson, J. A.

    The effects of raccoon ( Procyon lotor) rehabilitation on postrelease survivorship are unknown. Raccoon rehabilitation success was measured as differences in prewinter body condition, home range...

  7. Activity patterns in reindeer with domestic vs. wild ancestry

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Reimers, E., Tsegaye, D., Colman, J. E., Eftestol, S.

    We analyzed GPS-based activity patterns for two wild reindeer ( Rangifer tarandus tarandus) herds: Norefjell-Reinsjofjell with domestic ancestry and larger average body size and Rondane with wild...

  8. Cattle habitat selection and associated habitat characteristics under free-range grazing within heterogeneous Montane rangelands of Alberta

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kaufmann, J., Bork, E. W., Blenis, P. V., Alexander, M. J.

    2013 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 146 1/4 1-10 0168-1591 English Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, 410E Agriculture/Forestry Center, University of Alberta,...

  9. Differential preference for ultraviolet light among captive birds from three ecological habitats

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ross, M. R., Gillespie, K. L., Hopper, L. M., Bloomsmith, M. A., Maple, T. L.

    2013 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 147 3/4 278-285 0168-1591 English Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, USA. text

  10. A model to predict the likelihood of cliff swallow nesting on highway structures in northern California

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Coates, R. W., Delwiche, M. J., Gorenzel, W. P., Salmon, T. P.

    2012 Human-Wildlife Interactions 6 2 261-272 2155-3858 English University of California, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA text

  11. An investigation into the use of road drainage structures by wildlife in Maryland, USA

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sparks, J. L., Jr., Gates, J. E.

    2012 Human-Wildlife Interactions 6 2 311-326 2155-3858 English University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Appalachian Laboratory, 301 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532,...

  12. Brown treesnakes: a potential invasive species for the United States

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kahl, S. S., Henke, S. E., Hall, M. A., Britton, D. K.

    2012 Human-Wildlife Interactions 6 2 181-203 2155-3858 English 274 Ellington Plant Sciences Building, Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, Southern Appalachian Research Branch,...

  13. Detecting autocorrelation problems from GPS collar data in livestock studies

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Perotto-Baldivieso, H. L., Cooper, S. M., Cibils, A. F., Figueroa-Pagan, M., Udaeta, K., Black-Rubio, C. M.

    2011 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 136 2 117-125 0168-1591 English Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL,...

  14. Housing systems to meet the behavioural needs of a solitary mammal with an extensive home range: the Julia Creek dunnart (Sminthopsis douglasi)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Phillips, C. J. C., Davies, E., Lisle, A.

    2012 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 141 1 36-42 0168-1591 10.1016/j.applanim.2012.07.007 English Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, Gatton Campus, School of Veterinary Sciences,...

  15. One Health: more than just a catch phrase!

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jack, S. W.

    2012 Human-Wildlife Interactions 6 1 5-6 2155-3858 English Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine, P.O. Box 6100, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University,...

  16. Responses of wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) when provoked by a snow-kiter or skier: a model approach

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Colman, J. E., Lilleeng, M. S., Tsegaye, D., Vigeland, M. D., Reimers, E.

    2012 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 142 1 82-89 0168-1591 10.1016/j.applanim.2012.08.009 English Department of Biology, Post box 1066 Blindern, University of Oslo, 0316 Oslo,...

  17. The post-release fate of hand-reared orphaned bats: survival and habitat selection

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Serangeli, M. T., Cistrone, L., Ancillotto, L., Tomassini, A., Russo, D.

    2012 Animal Welfare 21 1 9-18 0962-7286 English Laboratorio di Ecologia Applicata, Dipartimento Ar.Bo.Pa.Ve, Facolta di Agraria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, via Universita...

  18. The role, size, and effectiveness of safety zones for creating refuges for white-tailed deer

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bowman, J. L.

    2012 Human-Wildlife Interactions 6 2 291-297 2155-3858 English Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA text

  19. Latitudinal variation in diet and patterns of human interaction in the marine otter

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mangel, J. C., Whitty, T., Medina-Vogel, G., Alfaro-Shigueto, J., Caceres, C., Godley, B. J.

    The marine otter (Lontra felina) inhabits patches of rocky coastline from central Peru to southern Chile and is classified as Endangered by the IUCN. Given the limited information available about...

  20. Behaviour of badgers ( Meles meles ) in farm buildings: opportunities for the transmission of Mycobacterium bovis to cattle?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tolhurst, B. A., Delahay, R. J., Walker, N. J., Ward, A. I., Roper, T. J.

    Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) are implicated in the transmission of bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) to cattle. Here we investigate potential spatio-temporal foci of opportunities for...