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  1. Sloth Bear Attacks on Humans in Central India: Implications for Species Conservation

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    | Contributor(s):: Nisha Singh, Swapnil Sonone, Nishith Dharaiya

    Conflicts with wild animals are increasing as human populations grow and related anthropogenic activities encroach into wildlife habitats. A good example of this situation is the increase in conflicts between humans and sloth bears (Melursus ursinus) in India. Sloth bears are known for their...

  2. The Impact of 'Selfie' Tourism on the Behaviour and Welfare of Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloths

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    | Contributor(s):: Carder, G., Plese, T., Machado, F. C., Paterson, S., Matthews, N., McAnea, L., D'Cruze, N.

  3. Urban Sloths: Public Knowledge, Opinions, and Interactions

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    | Contributor(s):: Kissia Ferreira Pereira, Robert John Young, Vanner Boere, Ita de Oliveira e Silva

    Free-range sloths living in an urban environment are rare. In this study, opinions, attitudes, and interactions with a population of Bradypus variegatus were investigated through short, structured interviews and informal, opportunistic observations of people in the pubic square where...

  4. Visitors' perceptions of zoo-housed lesser anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla) welfare: Observation plays a larger role than a brief informative talk

    | Contributor(s):: Chiapero, F., Ferrari, R. H., Guglielmetti, A., García Capocasa, M. C., Busso, J. M.