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  1. The mechanical control of bushpig, Potamochoreus porcus, in Zimbabwe

    Contributor(s): Michael La Grange

    Bushpig, Potamocheorus porcus, occurring naturally in the high rainfall areas of Zimbabwe, have become a major threat to maize producers in the country. Traditional means of control including hunting have been unsuccessful in keeping the numbers to a tolerable level owing to the secretive and...

  2. Public perceptions of wildlife encounters in the Omaha, Nebraska, metropolitan area

    Contributor(s): Dennis M. Ferraro, Scott E. Hygnstrom

    We conducted this study to determine (1) the occurrence of human-wildlife interaction in the greater Omaha, Nebraska metropolitan area, (2) variations in interactions among urban habitat types, (3) the actions that people take in response to urban wildlife encounters, and (4) information channels...

  3. Development of the Virginia cooperative coyote control program to protect livestock

    Contributor(s): Martin Lowney, John Houben, Phil Eggborn

    The Virginia Cooperative Coyote Control Program was created in 1990 to address increasing livestock losses to coyotes and the inability of producers to solve such problems themselves. The eastern coyote arrived in Virginia in the late 1970s or early 1980s. Lobbying efforts of agricultural groups,...

  4. Wildlife diseases and human health

    Contributor(s): Keith A. Clark

    Zoonoses (singular, zoonosis) are diseases transmissible from animals to man. There are over 200 such diseases; many are harbored by wildlife reservoirs. A reservoir may be defined as a source which maintains the presence of a disease in an ecosystem. Wildlife-associated "zoonoses found in Texas...

  5. Ecological and public health implications of dogs in the urban environment

    Contributor(s): Beck, A. M.

  6. Caged birds as members of the human family

    Contributor(s): Beck, A. M., Katcher, A. H.

  7. Effect of radio music and radio static on white leghorn laying hens housed in single or colony cages

    Contributor(s): Ladd, J. K., Albright, J. L., Beck, A. M., Ladd, B. T.

  8. Horsing Around with Status Symbols: Stratification in the Horse Industry

    Contributor(s): Garkovich, Lorraine

  9. The Role of Nonhuman Animals in the Worldview of Humans

    Contributor(s): Jordon, James

  10. Social, Demographic and Behavioral Correlates of Urban Iowans' Views about Farm Animal Welfare Issues

    Contributor(s): Linneman, Judith

  11. Effects of Early Experience on Marketability of Foals

    Contributor(s): Young, Margaret

  12. Animals as Facilitators of Social Capital and Character Education

    Contributor(s): Arkow, Phil

  13. "For the Birds": Cattle Egrets, Suburban Lawns, and the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act

    Contributor(s): Capek, Stella

  14. Conflicting Attitudes and Social Dissonance: Why Mixed Messages Lead People to Abuse and Abandon Their Companion Animals

    Contributor(s): Carlisle-Frank, Pamela, Frank, Joshua

  15. The Ruckus Society, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, No Compromise: Three Case Studies That Highlight the Current Debates among Activist Circles on Means for Producing Social Change

    Contributor(s): Conway, Justin

  16. An Examination of the Working Class Poor: The Lives' of the Employees of a Dog Track

    Contributor(s): Ferguson, April

  17. The Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy with Children That Are Survivors of Abuse

    Contributor(s): Hargreaves, Holly, Westerman, Patricia L., Westerman, Delores, Verge, Melissa

  18. Animals in Disasters: Issues for Sociological Study

    Contributor(s): Irvine, Leslie

  19. How Pigeons Became Rats: The Cultural-Spatial Logic of Problem Animals

    Contributor(s): Jerolmack, Colin

  20. Coyote Ugly? Aesthetics, Affect, and Support for Endangered Species

    Contributor(s): Knight, Andrew