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  1. "It's All Happening at the Zoo:" Plural Visions of Landscape, Animals, and Humans in the Early Days of the Bronx Zoo

    Contributor(s):: Rebecca Lauren Merten

    This thesis examines the Bronx Zoo from the creation of the New York Zoological Society through the year of 1906, seven years after the zoo opened. This zoo, like other parks and zoos of the time, was born out of larger movements that placed importance on civic public amenities and valued certain...

  2. From Arrows to Bullets: Sustainable Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping

    Contributor(s):: George S. Apostolopoulos

    My thesis paper is on hunting, fishing, and trapping in the state of New York. In this thesis I will go over months of my own personal research and experience on the topic. I will provide information on wildlife populations and biodiversity, as I have recorded it over the last two years.When...

  3. Pets in the city: Managing surplus dogs in Syracuse, New York

    Contributor(s):: Cutler, Kristin

    This thesis contributes to the growing interest in animals in geography. Specifically, it situates pets within the geographic literature and addresses the causes and consequences of pet love in the United States. Using Syracuse, New York as a case study, this thesis illuminates the critical yet...

  4. Prosecutorial decision making in the face of changing norms: An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York

    Contributor(s):: Kordzek, Andrea L.