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  1. Behind the Tracks: Social and Labor Relations in the United States Horse Racing Industry

    Contributor(s):: Richart, Rebecca Suzann

  2. Appropriate and Appropriated Sites for Elephants: A Case Study of the Making of Museum Objects

    Contributor(s):: Swinney, Geoffrey N.

  3. Homeward Bound: The Struggle Senior Dogs Face to Find Their Fur-Ever Homes, An Exhibition Proposal

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    | Contributor(s):: Natalia Maria Senida Chavez

    For this capstone project, I created a proposal for an exhibition centering around animal rights that focuses on the rights of senior dogs in United States animal shelters. Homeward Bound: The Struggle Senior Dogs Face to Find Their Fur-Ever Homes intends to raise...

  4. Where Are Zoos Going—or Are They Gone?

    | Contributor(s):: Safina, Carl

    To some, zoos are prisons exploiting animals. In reality zoos range from bad to better. I make this distinction: A bad zoo makes animals work for it; a good zoo works for animals. Good zoos do effective conservation work and continually strive to improve exhibits, relevance to conservation, and...

  5. The impact of exhibit type on behaviour of caged and free-ranging tamarins

    | Contributor(s):: Bryan, Kayley, Bremner-Harrison, Samantha, Price, Eluned, Wormell, Dominic

    The lack of appropriate stimuli associated with captive environments has been documented to cause several behavioural and physiological issues in captive species, including loss of natural behaviours, psychopathologies and decreased reproductive success. Providing free-ranging, naturalistic...

  6. Effects of crowd size on exhibit use by and behavior of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and Western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) at a zoo

    | Contributor(s):: Bonnie, Kristin E., Ang, Mabel Y. L., Ross, Stephen R.

    Several factors are known to affect the overall well-being of captive apes, including facility design and the presence of and interaction with both familiar and unfamiliar humans. Several studies have examined the effects crowds of varying sizes have on the behavior of a wide taxonomic range of...

  7. I naturens teater: Kultur- och miljösociologiska analyser av naturhistoriska utställningar och filmer

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Samuelsson

    This thesis is a study of constructions of reality in visual and textual representations in current exhibitions in the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm with comparisons to the Natural History Museum in Gothenburg and minor excursions to other museums. The study also includes seven...

  8. Where the wild things are: The benefit of an integrated zoo-based program for the social development of young children

    | Contributor(s):: Frankie, Sara Morse

  9. Hemingway's Cat Heirs Get Reprieve

  10. Iowa Celebrates a Pugnacious Pup

  11. `Ask the beasts, and they shall teach thee': The human lessons of Charles Willson Peale's natural

    | Contributor(s):: Brigham, David R.

  12. Visitor circulation and nonhuman animal welfare: an overlooked variable?

    | Contributor(s):: Davey, G., Henzi, P.

    This article investigates visitor circulation and behaviors within a gallery of primate exhibits in relation to their possible implications for nonhuman animal welfare. When entering a primate house, the majority of visitors (84%) turned right, a pattern upheld throughout all times of the day....

  13. Portrait, empire, and industry at the Belle Vue Zoo, Manchester

    | Contributor(s):: Colley, Ann C.

  14. Reconstructing Dead Nonhuman Animals: Motivations for Becoming a Taxidermist

    | Contributor(s):: Eliason, S. L.

    Displays of dead nonhuman animals are a common sight on the walls of many American homes and commercial establishments. Taxidermists are the individuals who preserve and attempt to re-create dead animals, birds, and fish so they can be displayed. Little is known about those employed in the...

  15. A showcase for veterinarians: Smithsonian exhibition celebrates human-animal bond, marks 150th anniversary of AVMA

    | Contributor(s):: Burns, Katie

  16. Healing Heart Therapy Dogs

    Hospitals, nursing homes, and rehabilitation centers are sometimes frightening and lonely places for patients and residents. Healing Heart Therapy Dogs recognizes that interactions with specially trained animals help to transform a life of discouragement, fear, and sadness into one of happiness,...

  17. Rangifer and man: An ancient relationship

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    | Contributor(s):: Bryan Gordon

    : A long-term relationship between Rangifer and humans is documented in three case studies: the Canadian Barrenlands (8000 years ago to Historic period), Ice-Age France (11 000-19 000 years ago) and Mesolithic Russia (7000¬10 000 years ago). Ancient human and herd migration occurred in all areas,...