"Can Tigers Tame Your Stress?" | Kevin Rose | TEDxWilmington
| Contributor(s):: Marcy Wilhelm-South, Kevin Rose
Kevin’s talk focuses on his efforts to help combat veterans turn down the stress after returning from war. Recalling his own intense anxiety from childhood, he shares his grandmother’s teachings of nature and using the five senses to feel calm. Through this connection to the natural...
Living on the edge: attitudes of rural communities toward Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris) in central India
| Contributor(s):: Reddy, C. S., Reuven, Yosef
To date, most studies of the Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris) are of biological research, techniques, conservation, population modeling, or tiger-human conflicts. Few studies have attempted to understand the rural population that share a region with the tigers, and some of the villages are even...
Living on the edge: attitudes of rural communities toward Bengal tigers ( Panthera tigris) in central India
To date, most studies of the Bengal tiger ( Panthera tigris) are of biological research, techniques, conservation, population modeling, or tiger-human conflicts. Few studies have attempted to understand the rural population that share a region with the tigers, and some of the villages are even...
Human-felid conflict in corridor habitats: implications for tiger and leopard conservation in Terai Arc Landscape, India
| Contributor(s):: Malviya, Manjari, Ramesh, Krishnamurthy
Behavioural analysis of captive tigers ( Panthera tigris): a water pool makes the difference
| Contributor(s):: Biolatti, C., Modesto, P., Dezzutto, D., Pera, F., Tarantola, M., Gennero, M. S., Maurella, C., Acutis, P. L.
The activity budgets of seven captive tigers ( Panthera tigris) housed in four zoological gardens (A, B, C, D) were analysed to assess their welfare and to relate it to several variables, including enclosure type, management, and animal history. Behaviours were recorded by instantaneous focal...
Analyzing Big Cat Behaviors in an Artificial Environment
| Contributor(s):: Krystal Ostrowski
The purpose of this research is, to observe big cat behaviors at The Exotic Feline Rescue Center, and analyze these behaviors in comparison to known behaviors, to see the affects an artificial environment has on these cats. In this study the term artificial environment refers to anything outside...
Save ourselves by saving tigers: Steve Winter at TEDxGateway 2013
| Contributor(s):: Steve Winter
Growing up in Indiana, Steve Winter dreamed of traveling the world as a photographer for National Geographic. His first camera was a gift from his father on his seventh birthday. The winner of numerous photography awards, including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, BBC Wildlife...
The status and evolution of laws and policies regulating privately owned tigers in the United States
| Contributor(s):: Philip J. Nyhus, Michael Ambrogi, Caitlin Dufraine, Alan Shoemaker, Ronald L. Tilson
Reintroduction of the Chinese tiger
| Contributor(s):: Urs Breitenmoser, Ron Tilson, Philip Nyhus
Tiger restoration in Asia: Ecological theory vs. sociological reality
| Contributor(s):: Ronald Tilson, Philip J. Nyhus, Neil Franklin
Dangerous animals in captivity: Ex situ tiger conflict and implication for private ownership of exotic animals
| Contributor(s):: Philip J. Nyhus, Ronald L. Tilson, J. L. Tomlinson
The risks associated with tiger attacks on people in the wild are well documented. There may currently be more tigers in captivity than in the wild, but relatively little is known about the risks of injury or death associated with owning and managing captive tigers and other large carnivores. The...
Caged Cats: Private Ownership of Lions and Tigers
| Contributor(s):: Adele Young
Ohio has traditionally had very few restrictions on animal ownership, exotic or domestic. The lax laws lead the worst puppy mill owners, driven out of other states by legislation and inspections, to settle in Ohio as a safe harbor. Prior to January 1, 2014, private big cat ownership in Ohio...
Encounters with the "Big Cats" of the Amur Region: Jeremy Nelson at TEDxMoncton
| Contributor(s):: Jeremy Nelson
Magnetic Hill Zoo in Moncton, New Brunswick, has transformed over the last quarter century from a small game farm to a zoo industry leader and innovator in the areas of education, animal care and community involvement. Their latest venture - the design and construction of a gorgeous Amur Tiger...
Asian tigers: the real, the symbolic, the commodity
| Contributor(s):: Marks, Robert B.
Ul'chi shamans and storytellers: field report, august 1995
| Contributor(s):: Deusen, Kirávan
Unmasking the cosmopolitan tiger
| Contributor(s):: Jalais, Annu
Human-tiger conflict in context risks to lives and livelihoods in the Bangladesh Sundarbans
| Contributor(s):: Inskip, Chloe
An evaluation of exercise pen use by circus tigers ( Pathera tigris tigris )
| Contributor(s):: Nevill, C. H., Friend, T. H., Windom, A. G.
This study quantified the behavior of 11 tigers during periodic access to an exercise pen throughout the day and night. The study determined the amount of time spent in the pen and the percentage of time spent performing stereotypic pacing, normal locomotor behavior, and lying down while in the...
Environmental effects on the behavior of zoo-housed lions and tigers, with a case study of the effects of a visual barrier on pacing
| Contributor(s):: Bashaw, M. J., Kelling, A. S., Bloomsmith, M. A., Maple, T. L.
Tigers and lions in the wild are nocturnal nonhuman animals who may hunt and mate opportunistically during daylight hours. In captivity, they spend most time on exhibit sleeping or pacing. To better understand their activity budget, this study examined the daily behavior patterns of 2 Sumatran...
The role of zoos in the rehabilitation of animals in the circus
| Contributor(s):: Gupta, B. K., Bipul, Chakraborty
In 1998, the government of India enforced a ban on performance/exhibition of 5 species of nonhuman animals: (a) lions, (b) tigers, (c) leopards, (d) bears, and (e) monkeys. The Ministry of Environment and Forests gave the responsibility to the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) for rehabilitation of...