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  1. 'Flesh is the paradise of a man of flesh': cultural conflict over indian hunting beliefs and rituals in New France as recorded in The Jesuit Relations

    Contributor(s):: Altherr, Thomas L.

  2. 'Ils finiront par nous bouffer'. Enquête contemporaines sur la mémoire du loup en Cévennes

    Contributor(s):: Laurence, Pierre

  3. 'Les Quat' Pattes': The image of the dogs in late Nineteenth-Century French Art

    Contributor(s):: Thomson, Richard

  4. 'Upside-down'. The sheep-farmers are facing the presence of the wolves in the French Alps

    Contributor(s):: Fabre, Patrick

  5. 2 Juin 1934: L'ouverture du Zoo de Vincennes

    Contributor(s):: Derex, Jean-Michel

  6. A comparison of attitudes towards animals between the German- and French-speaking part of Switzerland

    Contributor(s):: Fehlbaum, B., Waiblinger, E., Turner, D. C.

  7. A Mesolithic aurochs kill site (La Montagnes, Senas, bouches-du-Rhone)

    Contributor(s):: Helmer, Daniel, Monchot, Herve

  8. An analysis of ingestive behaviour and activity of cattle under field conditions

    Contributor(s):: Ruckebusch, Y., Bueno, L.

    The times spent by cattle in grazing, walking, ruminating, non-chewing and resting under field conditions for 24-h periods in autumn and winter during 3 consecutive yr were recorded by means of vibracorders. Three 500-kg cows (5, 7 and 17 yr old, resp.) were used in the trials which were...

  9. An example of a monkey assistance program: P.A.S.T. - the French project of simian help to quadriplegics: a response to Lannuzzi and Rowan's (1991) paper on ethical issues in animal-assisted therapy programs

    Contributor(s):: Deputte, B. L., Busnel, M.

    All animal-assisted therapy programs raise ethical issues. These ethical issues are even more important when non-domesticated animals are used to help humans with disabilities. In their 1991 review, Iannuzzi and Rowan mentioned programs which use capuchin monkeys to help quadriplegics. The lack...

  10. An example of application of research in ethology from the horse's temperament tests and record of learning and behavior (LAC)

    Contributor(s):: Lansade, L., Dubois, C., Gillot, A., Delfosse, A., Bon, M. le, Roche, H., Yvon, J. M., Foisnel, S., Rizo, S., Menard, C., Baumgartner, M., Vidament, M.

    The horse's behaviour strongly influences its suitability for riding activity. As professionals and amatory riders were interested by tests aimed at measuring the horse temperament, several scientific studies were conducted. From these studies, two sets of standardised tests were created: - the...

  11. Animal welfare: establishing a dialogue between science and society. (Special Issue: Knowing animals.)

    Contributor(s):: Miele, M., Veissier, I., Evans, A., Botreau, R.

    Farm animal welfare has become an important issue for the European public, especially in the last two decades when a number of crises (eg Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Avian Influenzalu) have affected farm animal populations. Public concern about this issue led the European Union to fund...

  12. Animal-Assisted Interventions for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Survey of French Facilities

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Claire Philippe-Peyroutet, Marine Grandgeorge

    Our survey of animal-assisted interventions (AAI) offered by French intervention facilities aimed to examine and describe the range of AAI for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) children. We invited 2,302 facilities to reply to an online questionnaire. The responses to our survey (n = 386)...

  13. Animals and Neolithic schematic art in southern France: Between the real and the ideal

    | Contributor(s):: Hameau, Philippe

  14. Applied skeletochronology: the horse as human prey during the Pleniglacial in southwestern France

    | Contributor(s):: Burke, Ariane, Peterkin, Gail Larsen, Bricker, Harvey M., Mellars, Paul

  15. Approvisionnement carné et équilibres agro-pastoraux: l'exemple des communautés lacustres du Néolithique final de Chalain "Station 3" (Jura, France)

    | Contributor(s):: Arbogast, Rose-Marie, Pétrequin, Pierre

  16. Bâtons percés, réveil d'une hypothèse abandonnée

    | Contributor(s):: Bahn, Paul G.

  17. Bears and humans in Chauvet Cave (Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, Ardèche, France) :insights from stable isotopes and radiocarbon dating of bone collagen

    | Contributor(s):: Bocherens, Hervé

  18. Beef calves react differently to different handlers according to the test situation and their previous interactions with their caretaker

    | Contributor(s):: Boivin, X., Garel, J. P., Mante, A., Neindre, P. le

    From birth, 24 beef calves received either minimal or extensive contact with 1 experimenter and were observed in 3 tests between 3 and 4 months of age. In the first test, the calves observed with the familiar motionless experimenter spent less time away from a feeding bucket (5.6+or-4.0 s) than...

  19. Bonding practices between farmer and animals : a study in organic and conventional ovine farming systems from the south east of France

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Clara Hélène Gouy

    Today animal welfare is at the centre of many societal interrogations and the place that farm animals hold in our society is under scrutiny. The human-animal relationship is acknowledged to be a major contributor to animal welfare; however, given the difficulty to assess this subjective bond,...

  20. Breed differences in canine aggression

    | Contributor(s):: Duffy, D. L., Hsu, Y. Y., Serpell, J. A.

    Canine aggression poses serious public health and animal welfare concerns. Most of what is understood about breed differences in aggression comes from reports based on bite statistics, behaviour clinic caseloads, and experts' opinions. Information on breed-specific aggressiveness derived from...