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  1. A persistent abnormal repetitive behaviour in a false water cobra (Hydrodynastes gigas)

    Contributor(s):: Michaels, C. J., Gini, B. F., Clifforde, L.

  2. A Review of Common Diseases in Captive Reptiles

    Contributor(s):: Michael Lindeen, John Haupert

    Reptiles, as both pets and as laboratory animals, are becoming more popular. The small "dime store" turtle or red eared turtle has been popular for a long time, but making their way into homes are such reptiles as boa constrictors, garter snakes, black snakes, box turtles, caiman,...

  3. Admin Test

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    Contributor(s):: Aaron Patrick Wilson

    This is an awesome test!

  4. African snakes: myths debunked | Marcel van Driel | TEDxLusaka

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    | Contributor(s):: Marcel van Driel

    There are many myths about African snakes. In this talk, Marcel addresses the three most important ones by using logic and common sense. This talk was recorded at TEDxLusaka 2019: The power of togetherness held on 1st June 2019 at the NIPA Convention Centre. Marcel van Driel is a passionate...

  5. American Association of Human Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, March 1999

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    Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Caring Connections: Addressing the Needs of At Risk Children and At Risk Dogs, pg 2The Old Man and the Dog, pg 3Humane Society of the United States in Cooperation with the American Red Cross brochure, pg 6

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

    | Contributor(s):: Hameau, Philippe

  7. Attitudes towards dogs and other "pets" in Roseau, Dominica

    | Contributor(s):: Alie, K., Davis, B. W., Fielding, W. J., Galindo Maldonado, F.

    This paper reports on the findings of interviews on attitudes towards pet care with 241 heads of households in Roseau, the capital of The Commonwealth of Dominica. Parrots and dogs were the two most preferred animals, and snakes were least liked; however, few respondents (0.8

  8. Blind Trading: A Literature Review of Research Addressing the Welfare of Ball Pythons in the Exotic Pet Trade

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennah Green, Emma Coulthard, David Megson, John Norrey, Laura Norrey, Jennifer K. Rowntree, Jodie Bates, Becky Dharmpaul, Mark Auliya, Neil D’Cruze

    Extensive numbers of Ball pythons are caught, bred, traded and subsequently kept in captivity across the world as part of the exotic pet industry. Despite their widespread availability as pets, relatively little is known about the potential welfare challenges affecting them. We reviewed the...

  9. Could empathy for animals have been an adaptation in the evolution of Homo sapiens ?

    | Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J. W. S., Paul, E. S.

    In humans, empathy has emotional and cognitive components, both of which are linked to caring and nurturant behaviour. Variations in each of these facets of empathy were likely to have been accessible to natural selection during the evolution of Homo, although the likely details of their...

  10. Critter Assisted Therapy

    Critter Assisted Therapy, is a service offered by Critterish Allsorts, to provide animal assisted therapy services to individual's, groups and institutions, as well as local authorities and private providers of mental health care.

  11. Deadly cures: how venomous animals could save your life | Glenn King | TEDxUQ

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    | Contributor(s):: Glenn King

    Creepy crawlies are much more than the stuff of nightmares. Animal venoms have numerous properties that could serve as exceptional therapeutics for life-threatening medical conditions. Professor Glenn King, a pioneer in development of new applications for animal venom, believes the next...

  12. Deer and snakes in the funeral mythology of the Iberian megalithic

    | Contributor(s):: Ramirez, Primitiva Bueno, Behrmann, Rodrigo de Balbin

  13. Environmental enrichment alters the behavioral profile of ratsnakes ( Elaphe )

    | Contributor(s):: Almli, L. M., Burghardt, G. M.

    This study investigated the effects of environmentally enriched and standard laboratory housing conditions on behavioral performance in 16 subadult ratsnakes (Elaphe obsoleta) using a split-clutch design. In a problem-solving task, snakes housed in enriched environments (EC) exhibited shorter...

  14. Environmental enrichment impacts discrimination between familiar and unfamiliar human odours in snakes (Pantherophis guttata)

    | Contributor(s):: Nagabaskaran, Gokulan, Burman, Oliver H. P., Hoehfurtner, Tatjana, Wilkinson, Anna

  15. Growth and Age at Reproductive Maturity of the Carolina Pigmy Rattlesnake, Sistrurus m. miliarius (Reptilia: Serpentes)

    | Contributor(s):: Kevin Robert Messenger

    Growth and age at reproductive maturity are life history attributes that play an important role in the development of proper management strategies. The Carolina Pigmy Rattlesnake, Sistrurus m. miliarius, is one of two dwarf rattlesnake species. The subspecies ranges from eastern NC to nearly the...

  16. Introduction to the ancient Greek system of snake naming: the ophionym dipsas and its synonyms

    | Contributor(s):: Bodson, Liliane

  17. Love in Cold Blood: Are Reptile Owners Emotionally Attached to Their Pets?

    | Contributor(s):: Haddon, Celia, Burman, Oliver H. P., Assheton, Phil, Wilkinson, Anna

  18. Moving With Pets

    | Contributor(s):: Dylan Kaarlsen

    When you go new places® every member of your family should be at ease. Cats, dogs and other animals are especially sensitive to moving. The secret to pet relocation is planning. Follow these pointers and ask your Atlas Agent if you have questions. This guide will help prepare you to move...

  19. Oral, Cloacal, and Hemipenal Actinomycosis in Captive Ball Pythons (Python regius)

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    | Contributor(s):: Steven B. Tillis, Marley E. Iredale, April L. Childress, Erin A. Graham, James F. X. Wellehan, Ramiro Isaza, Robert J. Ossiboff

    Ball pythons (Python regius) are one of the most commonly kept and bred reptiles in captivity. In a large ball python breeding colony, a unique syndrome characterized by granulomatous inflammation of the cloaca and hemipenes (phalli) was observed in 140 of 481 (29.1%) breeding males, but only...

  20. Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal

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    | Contributor(s):: David Menor

    Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...