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  1. A modeling approach for estimating seasonal dietary preferences of goats in a Mediterranean Quercus frainetto-Juniperus oxycedrus woodland

    Contributor(s):: Manousidis, T., Malesios, C., Kyriazopoulos, A. P., Parissi, Z. M., Abraham, E. M., Abas, Z.

    Goats are characterized as selective feeders due to their specific feeding behavior, thus the study of their seasonal preferences in a Mediterranean oak-juniper ecosystem is of great interest. The current research was conducted in an open oak forest in Megalo Dereio region, northeastern Greece...

  2. Brown bear and human recreational use of trails in Anchorage, Alaska

    Contributor(s):: Coltrane, Jessica A., Sinnott, Rick

  3. Examining patterns of animal-vehicle collisions in Alabama, USA

    Contributor(s):: Chen, Xiongwen, Wu, Shuhong

  4. Vitals rates and seasonal movements of two isolated greater sage-grouse populations in Utah's West Desert

    Contributor(s):: Robinson, Jason D., Messmer, Terry A.

  5. Feed depredation by European starlings in a Kansas feedlot

    Contributor(s):: Depenbusch, B. E., Drouillard, J. S., Lee, C. D.

  6. Health problems and risk factors associated with long haul transport of horses in Australia

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    | Contributor(s):: Padalino, B., Hall, E., Raidal, S., Celi, P., Knight, P., Jeffcott, L., Muscatello, G.

    Equine transportation is associated with a variety of serious health disorders causing economic losses. However; statistics on horse transport are limited and epidemiological data on transport related diseases are available only for horses transported to abattoirs for slaughter. This study...

  7. Comparative study of trophic behaviour and herd structure in wild and feral goats living in a Mediterranean island: management implications

    | Contributor(s):: Rivera-Sanchez, L., Cassinello Roldan, J., Baraza Ruiz, E., BartolomeFilella, J.

    The aim of this study was to compare the trophic behaviour and the social structure of Majorcan wild goats and feral goats present in the island of Majorca. The former are descendants of an ancestral goat ecotype introduced in the island in the late Neolithic, whereas feral goats come from...

  8. Insects-parasites inhabiting domestic space: their perception and representation in language and folklore

    | Contributor(s):: Krivoshchapova, Iu A.

  9. Gathering and releasing animals: reindeer herd control activities of the indigenous peoples of the Verkhoyansky region, Siberia

    | Contributor(s):: Takakura, Hiroki

  10. Season and reason: the case for a regional interpretation of mesolithic settlement patterns

    | Contributor(s):: Rowley-Conwy, Peter, Peterkin, Gail Larsen, Bricker, Harvey M., Mellars, Paul

  11. Individual effects of seasonal changes, visitor density, and concurrent bear behavior on stereotypical behaviors in captive polar bears ( Ursus maritimus)

    | Contributor(s):: Kelly, K. R., Harrison, M. L., Size, D. D., MacDonald, S. E.

    Stereotypical behaviors in captive polar bears ( Ursus maritimus) can be detrimental to their welfare. These behaviors can be reduced through enrichment programs but are often not completely eliminated, so identifying potential triggers is important. The present study investigated the influences...

  12. Patterns of human-coyote conflicts in the Denver Metropolitan Area

    | Contributor(s):: Poessel, S. A., Breck, S. W., Teel, T. L., Shwiff, S., Crooks, K. R., Angeloni, L.

  13. Providing elevated 'getaway bunks' to nursing mink dams improves their health and welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Dawson, L., Buob, M., Haley, D., Miller, S., Stryker, J., Quinton, M., Mason, G.

  14. Seasonal pattern of salivary cortisol secretion in the greater one-horned rhino ( Rhinoceros unicornis)

    | Contributor(s):: Menargues, A., Urios, V., Liminana, R.

  15. Condition, survival, and productivity of mule deer in semiarid grassland-woodland in east-central New Mexico

    | Contributor(s):: Bender, L. C., Boren, J. C., Halbritter, H., Cox, S.

  16. Factors influencing survival of desert mule deer in the greater San Andres Mountains, New Mexico

    | Contributor(s):: Bender, L. C., Hoenes, B. D., Rodden, C. L.

  17. Rubber shots not as effective as selective culling in deterring gulls from landfill sites

    | Contributor(s):: Thieriot, E., Molina, P., Giroux, J. F.

  18. A comprehensive study of dog bites in Spain, 1995-2004

    | Contributor(s):: Rosado, Belcbn, Garcca-Belenguer, Sylvia, Lecdn, Marta, Palacio, Jorge

  19. Dog health program in Numbulwar, a remote Aboriginal community in east Arnhem Land

    | Contributor(s):: Bradbury, L., Corlette, S.

  20. Behaviour of badgers ( Meles meles ) in farm buildings: opportunities for the transmission of Mycobacterium bovis to cattle?

    | Contributor(s):: Tolhurst, B. A., Delahay, R. J., Walker, N. J., Ward, A. I., Roper, T. J.

    Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) are implicated in the transmission of bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) to cattle. Here we investigate potential spatio-temporal foci of opportunities for contact between badgers and cattle in farm buildings. We discuss the relative occurrence of different...