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  1. "Buddhist compassion" and "animal abuse" in Thailand's Tiger Temple

    Contributor(s):: Cohen, E.

  2. A Boy and His Fawn: Parallel Animals in A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport and The Yearling

    Contributor(s):: Seidel, Kathryn

  3. A Brief Note on the Significance of Prehistoric Dogs from the Eastern Aleutian Islands

    Contributor(s):: Holland, Kathryn M.

  4. A comparison of body size, coat condition and endoparasite diversity of wild Barbary macaques exposed to different levels of tourism

    Contributor(s):: Borg, C., Majolo, B., Qarro, M., Semple, S.

    Primate tourism is a rapidly growing industry with the potential to provide considerable conservation benefits. However, assessing the impact of tourists on the animals involved is vital to ensure that the conservation value of primate tourism is maximized. In this study, we compared body size,...

  5. A Dog's Life in the Far West: Speculation on the fate of the big Newfoundland that accompanied Lewis & Clark

    Contributor(s):: Jackson, John C.

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

    Full-text: Available

    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...

  7. A welfare assessment scoring system for working equids - a method for identifying at risk populations and for monitoring progress of welfare enhancement strategies (trialed in Egypt)

    Contributor(s):: Ali, A. B. A., El-Sayed, M. A., Matoock, M. Y., Fouad, M. A., Heleski, C. R.

    There are an estimated 112 million horses, donkeys and mules (i.e., working equids) in developing regions of the world. Though their roles are often fundamental to the well-being of the families they work for, their welfare is often severely compromised due to the limited resources and/or limited...

  8. An Examination of Intrinsic Existence Value Towards Wildlife of Columbus Zoo and Aquariums Tourists: Evaluating the Impact of Behind the Scenes Programming

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Robert Maxwell Lakes

    Changes in climate and the corresponding environmental issues are major concerns facing the world today. Human consumption, which is leading the rapid depletion of the earth’s finite resources and causing a dramatic loss of biodiversity, is largely to blame (Pearson, Lowry, Dorrian, &...

  9. Angels Travel on Horseback in South Africa

  10. Animal temperament and human disturbance: implications for the response of wildlife to tourism

    | Contributor(s):: Martin, J. G., Reale, D.

  11. 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,...

  12. Animal viewing in postmodern America : a case study of the Yellowstone wolf watchers

    | Contributor(s):: Jo Anne Young

    The purpose of this thesis is to examine the American relationship with wildlife by way of a case study of the Yellowstone wolf watchers. The American relationship with nature and animals changed at a never before seen rate during the modern era because of capitalism and industrialization. Our...

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    | Contributor(s):: Kilmer, K.

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  16. Association of antimicrobial resistance and gut microbiota composition in human and non-human primates at an urban ecotourism site

    | Contributor(s):: Chong, C. W., Alkatheeri, A. H. S., Ali, N., Tay, Z. H., Lee, Y. L., Paramasivam, S. J., Jeevaratnam, K., Low, W. Y., Lim, S. H. E.

  17. Association with humans and seasonality interact to reverse predictions for animal space use

    | Contributor(s):: Laver, P. N., Alexander, K. A.

  18. Behavioral monitoring of big cats involved in 'behind-the-scenes' zoo visitor tours

    | Contributor(s):: Szokalski, Monika S., Foster, Wendy K., Litchfield, Carla A.

  19. Behavioural responses of South American fur seals to approach by tourists - a brief report

    | Contributor(s):: Cassini, M. H.

    I studied the responses (retreats, threats, attacks or leaving the rookery) of South American fur seals Arctocephalus australis to tourist approaches at a non-reproductive, continental colony of located in Cabo Polonio, Uruguay (34 degrees 24'S, 53 degrees 46'W). Fur seals tolerated relatively...

  20. 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