Do dog-human bonds influence movements of free-ranging dogs in wilderness?
Contributor(s):: Saavedra-Aracena, Lorena, Grimm-Seyfarth, Annegret, Schüttler, Elke
Domestic dogs have a close and mutualistic relationship with humans. When unconfined, they usually stay close to the owner’s home, but some undertake intensive forays in nature with negative impacts on wildlife. Predictors for such problematic dogs in previous research concentrated on dog...
The effects of acute exposure to mining machinery noise on the behaviour of eastern blue-tongued lizards (Tiliqua scincoides)
Contributor(s):: Mancera, K. F., Murray, P., Lisle, A., Dupont, C., Faucheux, F., Phillips, C. J. C.
Party for Animals: Introducing Students to Democratic Representation of Nonhumans
Contributor(s):: Kopnina, Helen
This article aims to gauge students’ perceptions of the Dutch Party for Animals (PvdD) in order to reflect on the political representation of nonhumans (animals). The support for political representation of nonhumans is based on the ethical underpinning of deep ecology; growing recognition...
Distributed skills in camel herding cooperation in a human-animal relationship in Somaliland
| Contributor(s):: Schwere, R.
This article examines interspecies cooperation in camel herding in Somaliland. It presents the case of a particular joint activity in this task-scape: moving a camel herd, by leading and driving it, from the night-camp to the daytime grazing area and back. The analytical aim is to...
Yawn-like behavior in captive common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
| Contributor(s):: Enokizu, A., Morisaka, T., Murakami, K., Sakurai, N., Ueda, N., Yoshioka, M.
Yawning is an involuntary action that begins with a slow opening of the mouth with inhalation, followed by a maximum gaping phase, and ends with a short exhalation and the closing of the mouth. A wide variety of vertebrate species, including humans, yawn. Here, we report underwater...
Perceptions and attitudes towards mules in a group of soldiers
| Contributor(s):: Lagos, J., Rojas, M., Rodrigues, J. B., Tadich, T.
Working equids play an essential role in the livelihoods of millions of families around the world. The way people, especially their caretakers, perceive them affects attitudes towards them and consequently their welfare. This study aimed to understand the perceptions and attitudes of soldiers...
Why were New World rabbits not domesticated?
| Contributor(s):: Somerville, A. D., Sugiyama, N.
2021 Animal Frontiers 11 3 62-68 2160-6056 10.1093/af/vfab026 English Department of World Languages and Cultures, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.firstname.lastname@example.org text
Origin of the domestic chicken from modern biological and zooarchaeological approaches
| Contributor(s):: Eda, M.
| Contributor(s):: Sarah Gunawan
Animals are invading the city. Coyotes are sighted on downtown streets with greater frequency, raccoons notoriously forage through greenbins as their primary source of food, and all forms of animals inhabit the surfaces, edges and cavities of the built environment. Once wild animals are now...
Encounters with whales '93 : a conference to further explore the management isues relating to human/whale interactions
| Contributor(s):: Deb Postle, Mark Simmons
Within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park there has also been an increase over the past few years in the number of tourist operators applying for permits to run commercial whale watching activities. In the Whitsunday Islands region, which is already a heavily used recreational and commercial...
Protein expression and genetic variability of canine Can f 1 in golden and Labrador retriever service dogs
| Contributor(s):: Breitenbuecher, C., Belanger, J. M., Levy, K., Mundell, P., Fates, V., Gershony, L., Famula, T. R., Oberbauer, A. M.
Background: Valued for trainability in diverse tasks, dogs are the primary service animal used to assist individuals with disabilities. Despite their utility, many people in need of service dogs are sensitive to the primary dog allergen, Can f 1, encoded by the Lipocalin 1 gene (LCN1). Several...
Space Use and Movement of Urban Bobcats
| Contributor(s):: Julie K. Young, Julie Golla, John P. Draper, Derek Broman, Terry Blankenship, Richard Heilbrun
Global urbanization is rapidly changing the landscape for wildlife species that must learn to persist in declining wild spacing, adapt, or risk extinction. Many mesopredators have successfully exploited urban niches, and research on these species in an urban setting offers insights into the...
Consistent behavioural responses to heatwaves provide body condition benefits in rangeland sheep
| Contributor(s):: Leu, Stephan T., Quiring, Katrin, Leggett, Keith E. A., Griffith, Simon C.
Village Dogs in Coastal Mexico The Street as a Place to Belong
| Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Hebinck, P., Eilers, K.
Village dogs are important for households in coastal Mexico, yet they are seen as out of place by etic stakeholders (public health and wildlife experts, and animal welfarists). Caregivers of village dogs are considered irresponsible, a view that is reinforced by Mexican policy. We describe two...
Perceptions of Animal Assisted Reading and its Results Reported by Involved Children, Parents and Teachers of a Portuguese Elementary School
| Contributor(s):: Elsa Canelo
This article presents preliminary results of a longitudinal qualitative study of a small-sample trial of Animal Assisted Reading (AAR), designed to overcome reading difficulties of second grade children in an elementary school in Lisbon's outskirts, through reading sessions to a...
Working Dogs for Conservation
We train the world's best conservation detection dogs & put them to work protecting wildlife and wild places. Working Dogs for Conservation is the world’s leading conservation detection dog organization. Whether it's law enforcement, biosecurity, or ecological monitoring,...
One Health in the context of coronavirus outbreaks: A systematic literature review
| Contributor(s):: Schmiege, D., Perez Arredondo, A. M., Ntajal, J., Minetto Gellert Paris, J., Savi, M. K., Patel, K., Yasobant, S., Falkenberg, T.
Our Wild Companions: Domestic cats in the Anthropocene
| Contributor(s):: Crowley, S. L., Cecchetti, M., McDonald, R. A.
Dogs Are Expensive: Cost-Benefit Perspectives on Canid Ownership at Housepit 54, Bridge River, British Columbia
| Contributor(s):: Ben Boss Chiewphasa
The presence of dogs in the Housepit 54 (HP 54) faunal assemblage of the Bridge River site (EeRl4) raises questions regarding their roles within Canadian Plateau prehistory, specifically their contributions to networked household economies. Ethnohistoric sources often cite dogs as “jacks...
The role of ecosystems in mitigation and management of Covid-19 and other zoonoses
| Contributor(s):: Everard, M., Johnston, P., Santillo, D., Staddon, C.