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  1. Man's best friend - mammoth's worst enemy ? A speculative essay on the role of dogs in Paleoindian colonization and megafaunal extinction

    Contributor(s):: Fiedel, Stuart J.

  2. Tasteless profits and vexed moralities : assessments of the present in rural Rajasthan

    Contributor(s):: Gold, Ann Grodzins

  3. Animal subsistence in the chalcolithic culture of western India (with special reference to Balathal)

    Contributor(s):: Thomas, P. K.

  4. Animals in human societies

    Contributor(s):: Manna, Samita

  5. DNA from early Holocene American dog

    Contributor(s):: Tito, Raul Y.

  6. Holocene faunal material from India with special reference to domesticated animals

    Contributor(s):: Badam, G. L.

  7. The heavenly cow Rupan and the festival of ceremonial torture Gaigoheri: myth, rituals and sacrifice among the people of the Bhil tribe of western India

    Contributor(s):: Sahay, Sarita

  8. Early domestic animals in India and Pakistan

    Contributor(s):: Allchin, Frank Raymond, Ucko, Peter J., Dimbleby, G. W.

  9. Status of research on animal domestication in India and its cultural context

    Contributor(s):: Rissman, Paul, Crabtree, P. J., Campana, D. V., Ryan, Kathleen

  10. Cross-Cultural Agreement in Perception of Animal Beauty: Boid Snakes Viewed by People from Five Continents

    Contributor(s):: Frynta, Daniel, Maresova, Jana, Rehakova-Petru, Milada, Skliba, Jan, Sumbera, Radim, Krasa, Antonin

  11. WITNESS: Humans, Animals, and the Politics of Becoming

    Contributor(s):: Dave, Naisargi N.

  12. My Father and Mrs. Roosevelt's Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Iseman, Marjorie F.

  13. Tribal best practices: A Native American horsemanship program for Indian youth

    Contributor(s):: Spence, John, Vandiver, Vikki L.

  14. Behavioral abnormalities in captive nonhuman primates

    Contributor(s):: Avanti, Mallapur, Choudhury, B. C.

    In this study, we dealt with 11 species of non-human primates across 10 zoos in India. We recorded behaviour as instantaneous scans between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. In the study, we segregated behaviours for analyses into abnormal, undesirable, active, and resting. The 4 types of abnormal behaviour...

  15. Enclosure design and space utilization by Indian leopards ( Panthera pardus ) in four zoos in Southern India

    Contributor(s):: Avanti, Mallapur, Qamar, Qureshi, Ravi, Chellam

    Enclosure design and the use of enclosure space influence the activity budget of captive leopards. The study laid out in grids all enclosures on the base map and segregated these grids into 4 zones. Every 5 min, the study recorded the proportion of time spent in these zones with the leopards'...

  16. Influence of zoo visitor presence on the behavior of captive Indian gaur ( Bos gaurus gaurus ) in a Zoological Park

    Contributor(s):: Mahadevan, Sekar, Thangavel, Rajagopal, Govindaraju, Archunan

    Visitors to zoos can be a source of potential disturbance and stress to some captive, nonhuman animals in the wild. To determine the influence of visitor presence on captive bison (Bos gaurus gaurus), the study analysed the behaviour of 4 individuals at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park, India....

  17. Social life of captive Asian elephants ( Elephas maximus ) in Southern India: implications for elephant welfare

    Contributor(s):: Varadharajan, Vanitha, Krishnamoorthy, Thiyagesan, Nagarajan, Baskaran

    Asian elephants in the wild live in complex social societies; in captivity, however, management often occurs in solitary conditions, especially at the temples and private places of India. To investigate the effect of social isolation, this study assessed the social group sizes and the presence of...

  18. The role of zoos in the rehabilitation of animals in the circus

    Contributor(s):: Gupta, B. K., Bipul, Chakraborty

    In 1998, the government of India enforced a ban on performance/exhibition of 5 species of nonhuman animals: (a) lions, (b) tigers, (c) leopards, (d) bears, and (e) monkeys. The Ministry of Environment and Forests gave the responsibility to the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) for rehabilitation of...

  19. Use of enclosure space by captive lion-tailed macaques ( Macaca silenus ) housed in Indian zoos

    Contributor(s):: Avanti, Mallapur, Waran, N., Anindya, Sinha

    Captive nonhuman animals use enclosure space differentially. Enclosure features strongly influence this. This study recorded both the enclosure space used by 47 captive lion-tailed macaques housed in 13 zoos across India and the behaviour of the macaques. The exhibition of abnormal behaviors,...

  20. Trevelyan's rhinoceros

    Contributor(s):: De Courcy, Catherine