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  1. Rogue elephants in the news: A cultural-discursive study

    Contributor(s):: Granden, Michelle

  2. Defamiliarising the Zoo : Representations of Nonhuman Animal Captivity in Five Contemporary Novels

    Contributor(s):: Hadassa Prattley

    While human-animal relations have always been part of human cultures the public zoo is a relatively recent phenomenon that reflects very specific elements of Western cultures’ modern ideas about, and relationships with, nonhuman animals. By becoming such a familiar part of popular culture...

  3. Why we should not keep dolphins in aquariums: Taison Chang at TEDxXiguan

    Contributor(s):: Taison Chang

    Most people see the first dolphin in their lives at aquariums. Taison did too, and the love he felt towards this particular animal drove him into a position at Hong Kong Ocean Park many years later. Instead of feeling happy to be able to see and work with his favourite animals every day, he...

  4. Captive Elephants in Circuses

    Contributor(s):: Varma Varma, S.R. Sujata, Suparna Ganguly, Shiela Rao

    Circuses have a long history of using performing animals, both wild and domesticated. The animals are trained or conditioned to exhibit specific behaviours with no option to do otherwise. This report is based on the observation of 31 elephants belonging to a sample of seven circuses (out of 15...

  5. Reproductive endocrinology and musth indicators in a captive Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)

    Contributor(s):: Duer, Connie, Tomasi, Tom, Abramson, Charles I.

  6. The Development of Animal Welfare in Finland and How People Perceive Animal Welfare : Case Study: Animals in Tourism: Zoos

    Contributor(s):: Suvi Laatu

    The aim of the thesis was to study how Finnish people perceive animal welfare in general and how they feel about animals in tourism purposes, more specifically in zoos. The thesis also contains information about Finnish animal legislation and how animal welfare has developed over time. The target...

  7. Project ChimpCARE: Evaluating the care, management, and welfare of privately owned chimpanzees in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Ross, Stephen R., Vreeman, Vivian M.

    In the United States, chimpanzees are one of the only exotic nonhuman animal species found in accredited zoological parks, roadside attractions, and sanctuaries and used as companion animals and performers for television, movies, and advertisements. A lack of any federal legislation and...

  8. Promoting nonhuman animal welfare: Interactions with caregivers and zoo visitors

    Contributor(s):: Jensvold, Mary Lee, Zager, Lindsay, Bismanovsky, Daniella

    Apes are by nature an extremely social species, and relationships with group members are a critical aspect of life. Apes in captivity also manage relationships with humans including caregivers and visitors to public facilities, and these relationships can affect nonhuman animal welfare. This...

  9. Spatial distribution of attitudes toward proposed management strategies for a wildlife recovery

    Contributor(s):: Morzillo, Anita T., Mertig, Angela G., Garner, Nathan, Liu, Jianguo

    Wildlife managers regularly incorporate human attitudes into decisions involving wildlife conservation. Knowing the spatial distribution of particular attitudes may further assist managers in determining distribution of support of or threats against wildlife species. Using results from a mail...

  10. Behavioral monitoring of big cats involved in 'behind-the-scenes' zoo visitor tours

    Contributor(s):: Szokalski, Monika S., Foster, Wendy K., Litchfield, Carla A.

  11. Human-animal interactions, relationships and bonds: A review and analysis of the literature

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    | Contributor(s):: Hosey, Geoff, Melfi, Vicky

  12. Review of Lion

    | Contributor(s):: Clutton-Brock, Juliet

  13. The origins and first ten years of Anthrozoƶs

    | Contributor(s):: Rowan, Andrew N.

  14. Audrey Schwartz Rivers

  15. Dogs in animal shelters: Problems, suggestions, and needed expertise

    | Contributor(s):: Tuber, David S., Miller, Deborah D., Caris, Kimberly A., Halter, Robin, Linden, Fran, Hennessy, Michael B.

  16. The use of dosed and herbage n-alkanes as markers for the determination of digestive strategies of captive giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)

    | Contributor(s):: Hatt, Jean-Michel, Lechner-Doll, Matthias, Mayes, Bob

  17. Effects of husbandry and management systems on physiology and behaviour of farmed and laboratory rabbits

    | Contributor(s):: Verga, Marina, Luzi, Fabio, Carenzi, Corrado

  18. Contact with human facilities appears to enhance technical skills in wild vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops)

    | Contributor(s):: van de Waal, Erica, Bshary, Redouan

  19. The role of zoos in fostering environmental identity

    | Contributor(s):: Clayton, Susan, Fraser, John, Burgess, Claire

  20. Human-Animal Bond and Primary Prevention

    | Contributor(s):: Catanzaro, Thomas E.