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  1. The Insolent Fox: Human–Animal Relations with Protected Predators in Central-Southern Chile

    Contributor(s):: Medina, Sebastián Pelayo Benavides

    This paper analyzes human–animal relations with protected predators in central-southern Chile, focusing mainly on the case of foxes. It is based on 12 months of anthropological research undertaken in the Araucanía Region, using an ethnographic approach that combined participant observation with...

  2. My compañero Otto

    Contributor(s):: Herrera, Florencia

    2019Families, Relationships and Societies82341-3442046-7435Policy PressBristolhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204674319X15583478001543Englishtext

  3. Study of the levels of human-human and human-animal empathy in veterinary medical students from Chile

    Contributor(s):: Calderon-Amor, J., Luna-Fernandez, D.

    Social relationships are based on our ability to put ourselves in the place of others, and from there to react appropriately and logically. This empathic ability can be extended to other species, based on the human ability to develop techniques to understand and communicate with animals. In...

  4. Zoonosis y tenencia responsable de animales de compañia : un estudio con alumnos de educación básica de la región metropolitana de Chile

    Contributor(s):: Francisco Isaías Velásquez Semper

    Las Zoonosis son aquellas enfermedades de trasmisión animal-humano y viceversa, las cuales causan importantes dificultades para la salud de la población en general, debido a la falta de conocimiento en su prevención. La Tenencia Responsable es el conjunto de obligaciones que...

  5. Genetic and phenotypic evidence of the Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis human-animal interface in Chile

    Contributor(s):: Patricio Retamal Merino, Marcela Fresno, Catherine Dougnac, Sindy Gutiérrez, Vanessa Gornall, Roberto Vidal, Rolando Vernal, Myriam Pujol, Marlen Barreto, Daniel González Acuña, Pedro Abalos Pineda

    Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis is a worldwide zoonotic agent that has been recognized as a very important food-borne bacterial pathogen, mainly associated with consumption of poultry products. The aim of this work was to determine genotypic and phenotypic evidence of S. Enteritidis...

  6. Characteristics of a canine distemper virus outbreak in Dichato, Chile following the February 2010 earthquake

    Contributor(s):: Garde, E., Perez, G., Acosta-Jamett, G., Bronsvoort, B. M.

    Following the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Chile in February 2010, residents of Dichato reported high morbidity and mortality in dogs, descriptions of which resembled canine distemper virus (CDV). To assess the situation, free vaccine clinics were offered in April and May. Owner...

  7. Ethics and biofuel production in Chile

    Contributor(s):: Roman-Figueroa, C., Paneque, M.

    Chile needs to diversify its energy supply, and should establish policies that encourage the production and use of biofuels. The demand for energy resources increases with population growth and industrial development, making it urgent to find green alternatives to minimize the impacts of...

  8. Ritual gendered relationships: kinship, marriage, mastery, and machi modes of personhood

    Contributor(s):: Bacigalupo, Ana Mariella

  9. Domesticación de plantas y animales en la Araucanía : datos, metodologías y problemas

    Contributor(s):: Sánchez, Marco

  10. La importancia del recurso Camelidae en la Punta de Atacama entre los 10.000 y 5000 años A.P

    Contributor(s):: Olivera, Daniel E.

  11. Perro precolombino en Arica, Chile

    Contributor(s):: Allison, Marvin J.

  12. Pre-Columbian dog from Arica, Chile

    Contributor(s):: Allison, Marvin J.

  13. Nostalgia, the Fleeting, and the Rare in Chilean Relationships to Nature and Nonhuman Species

    Contributor(s):: Root-Bernstein, M.

    Semi-structured interviews and participant observation were used to understand how urban Chileans form relationships with nature and nonhuman species in central Chile. Most informants expressed dislike of the typical mediterranean-habitat landscape, characterizing it as dry, poor, and empty Yet...

  14. Bruises in culled cows: when, where and how are they inflicted?

    Contributor(s):: Strappini, A. C., Metz, J. H. M., Gallo, C., Frankena, K., Vargas, R., Freslon, I. de, Kemp, B.

  15. Values, animal symbolism, and human-animal relationships associated to two threatened felids in Mapuche and Chilean local narratives

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    | Contributor(s):: Herrmann, T. M., Schuttler, E., Benavides, P., Galvez, N., Sohn, L., Palomo, N.

  16. Demography of domestic dogs in rural and urban areas of the Coquimbo region of Chile and implications for disease transmission

    | Contributor(s):: Acosta-Jamett, G., Cleaveland, S., Cunningham, A. A., Bronsvoort, B. M.

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

    | 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 the species, we set out to assess marine otter diet with a view to detecting latitudinal differences,...

  18. Adrenocorticotrophin-induced stress response in captive vicunas ( Vicugna vicugna ) in the Andes of Chile

    | Contributor(s):: Bonacic, C., Macdonald, D. W., Villouta, G.

    The vicuna is mainly used in two ways: wild captured, shorn and returned to the wild; or wild captured and maintained in captivity as part of a programme of sustainable use in the Andes of South America. Farming of wild vicunas has hitherto involved no assessment of their welfare. In this study a...

  19. Associations between lesion-specific lameness and the milk yield of 1,635 dairy cows from seven herds in the Xth region of Chile and implications for management of lame dairy cows worldwide

    | Contributor(s):: Green, L. E., Borkert, J., Monti, G., Tadich, N.

    Lameness is one of the greatest infringements of welfare in dairy cows. The objective of this study was to investigate associations between milk yield and foot lesions causing lameness in Chilean dairy cattle with the hypothesis that if we can demonstrate that lameness reduces yield, and so...