'Libido' in the larger farm animals: a review
Contributor(s):: Wodzicka-Tomaszewska, M., Kilgour, R., Ryan, M.
The term 'libido', first used by Freud to refer to the force by which the sexual instinct is represented in the mind, has become more and more used to refer to some aspects of sexual behaviour in large domestic animals. From being a wide, rather imprecise term, it has come to be defined in a...
The Iberian zebro: what kind of a beast was it?
Contributor(s):: Nores, C., Morales Muniz, A., Llorente Rodriguez, L., Bennett, E. A., Geigl, E. M.
Seven centuries before the discovery of the African zebras by the Europeans, the names zebro and zebra were given to an enigmatic equid widely reported in the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. Roughly 150 toponyms deriving from the words zebro/a have been recorded in Iberia starting from...