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  1. Modeling the economic impacts of double-crested cormorant damage to a recreational fishery

    Contributor(s):: Shwiff, Stephanie A., Kirkpatrick, Katy N., DeVault, Travis L., Shwiff, Steven S.

  2. Tourists' perceptions of the free-roaming dog population in Samoa

    Contributor(s):: Beckman, M., Hill, K. E., Farnworth, M. J., Bolwell, C. F., Bridges, J., Acke, E.

    A study was undertaken to establish how visiting tourists to Samoa perceived free-roaming dogs ( Canis familiaris) and their management, additionally some factors that influence their perceptions were assessed. Questionnaires were administered to 281 tourists across Samoa over 5 weeks....

  3. Piglets call for maternal attention: vocal behaviour in Sus scrofa domesticus is modulated by mother's proximity

    Contributor(s):: Iacobucci, P., Colonnello, V., D'Antuono, L., Cloutier, S., Newberry, R. C.

    Plasticity in the production of "separation distress" vocalizations, and seeking of caregivers beyond mere satisfaction of immediate physiological needs, are manifestations of attachment that we investigated in the domestic pig ( Sus scrofa domesticus). Female piglets from eight litters were...

  4. It's a Dog's Life

    Contributor(s):: Stein, Joel, DeQuine, Jeanne, McDowell, Jeanne, van Dyk, Deirdre

  5. Theorizing performances of the human-animal relationship

    Contributor(s):: Scott, Shelly R.

  6. Holidaying with the family pet: No dogs allowed!

    Contributor(s):: Carr, Neil, Cohen, Scott

  7. Pack pooches in the cargo hold, CMA says

    Contributor(s):: Collier, Roger

  8. Out, damn Spot

    Contributor(s):: Lett, Dan

  9. Animal Theme Parks: An Investigation of Best Practices in Selected Theme Parks

    Contributor(s):: Tatyanna Nguyen

    Animal theme parks are on the rise in the tourism industry. As a result, it is essential to examine the treatment procedures used for theme park animals. The purpose of this study was to investigate the best practices related to the use of animals in parks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom,...

  10. Park Rangers' Behaviors and Their Effects on Tourists and Tibetan Macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China

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    Contributor(s):: Rie Usui, Lori K. Sheeran, Jin-hua Li, Lixing Sun, Xi Wang, Alexander J. Pritchard, Alexander S. Duvall-lash, R. Steve Wagner

    Previous studies have reported the negative impacts of tourism on nonhuman primates (NHPs) and tourists and advocated the improvement of tourism management, yet what constitutes good quality management remains unclear. We explored whether rates of macaque aggression and self-directed behaviors...

  11. A Framework to Evaluate Wildlife Feeding in Research, Wildlife Management, Tourism and Recreation

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    Contributor(s):: Sara Dubois, David Fraser

    Feeding of wildlife occurs in the context of research, wildlife management, tourism and in opportunistic ways. A review of examples shows that although feeding is often motivated by good intentions, it can lead to problems of public safety and conservation and be detrimental to the welfare of the...

  12. Protect your pets

    Contributor(s):: Fischer, Samantha

  13. How to do everything better.

  14. Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study

    Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine

  15. Traveling with your pet

    Contributor(s):: Eastwood, Liz

  16. Gifts to consider for your pets

    Contributor(s):: Kilmer, Kim

  17. Facing up to the increased risk of tick-borne disease

    Contributor(s):: Kitchen, John

  18. Hotel pet policies: an assessment of willingness to pay for travelling with a pet

    Contributor(s):: Taillon, J., MacLaurin, T., Yun, DongKoo

    This study examined hotel customers' willingness to pay for travelling with a pet. Data were collected from an online survey of 595 Canadian respondents who own a pet and are not involved professionally with pets. The results of this study show that individuals who were identified as having a...

  19. Behavorial responses of one western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) group at Bai Hokou, Central African Republic, to tourists, researchers and trackers

    Contributor(s):: Klailova, Michelle

  20. The cull of the wild: Dingoes, development and death in an Australian tourist location

    Contributor(s):: Peace, Adrian