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  1. Elephant Tourism in Thailand: A Review of Animal Welfare Practices and Needs

    Contributor(s):: Bansiddhi, Pakkanut, Brown, Janine L., Thitaram, Chatchote, Punyapornwithaya, Veerasak, Nganvongpanit, Korakot

    Elephant tourism in Thailand has developed into an important socio-economic factor after a logging ban initiated in 1989 resulted in thousands of out-of-work elephants. However, the welfare of captive elephants has been a topic of intense debate among tourists, scientists and stakeholders because...

  2. Visitor Perceptions of Captive, Endangered Barbary Macaques (Macaca sylvanus) Used as Photo Props in Jemaa El Fna Square, Marrakech, Morocco

    Contributor(s):: Stazaker, Kristina, Mackinnon, Jay

    Visitors to Jemaa El Fna Square can pay to have their photograph taken with Barbary macaques. Our aim was to characterize visitors’ perceptions of such photo props, enabling demand-reducing interventions to be targeted appropriately and destination managers to maintain or enhance the visitor...

  3. Do Birdwatchers Care about Bird Disturbance?

    Contributor(s):: Weston, Michael A., Guay, Patrick-Jean, McLeod, Emily M., Miller, Kelly K.

    Little is known about how non-consumptive recreationists perceive their impacts on animals and how this relates to recreationist behavior. We surveyed attitudes and behaviors relating to bird disturbance of 179 birdwatchers who visited a world-renowned, restricted-access birdwatching destination...

  4. The effect of land based seal watching tourism on the haul-out behaviour of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in Iceland

    Contributor(s):: Granquist, Sandra Magdalena, Sigurjonsdottir, Hrefna

    The effect of land-based seal watching on the haul-out pattern of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) was investigated between June and August of 2008–2010 on Vatnsnes, NW Iceland. The results showed that the behaviour and spatial haul-out pattern of seals was affected by the tourists. In 2009 the...

  5. 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.

  6. Variability and Change in Maasai Views of Wildlife and the Implications for Conservation

    Contributor(s):: Western, David, Manzolillo Nightingale, D. L., Mose, Victor Nyaliki, Johnson, Ole Sipitiek, Kimiti, Kennedy S.

  7. 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.

  8. Wildlife tourism: Underwater behavioral responses of South American sea lions to swimmers

    | Contributor(s):: Dans, S. L., Crespo, E. A., Coscarella, M. A.

    The aim of the present study was to describe the type of interaction between swimmers and sea lions, during tourist trips, at a small colony in Northern Patagonia, Argentina. Particularly we explored if sea lions would show agonistic behaviors towards people, or behaviors that potentially poses a...

  9. Mike Symonds

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  10. Ecotourism and Human-Bear Relations in Ontario: Working for Multispecies Respect and Economic Sustainability

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    | Contributor(s):: Victoria Readings

    Relations between northern Ontario’s human communities and black bears have often been violent, and hunting is promoted for economic and “safety” reasons. The Ontario spring bear hunt was previously banned but was recently reinstated, compounding concerns about human-bear...

  11. Short- and long-term changes in the intensity of responses of pinnipeds to tourist approaches in Cabo Polonio, Uruguay

    | Contributor(s):: Tuneu Corral, Carme, Szteren, Diana, Cassini, Marcelo H.

    Wildlife watching has become an Important constituent of commercial tourism, and opportunities to encounter wildlife have proliferated and diversified. After regular tourist visits to a wildlife population, the intensity of behavioural responses to tourist approaches is expected to change due to...

  12. Mark Jobs

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  13. Amara Shira

    Hello, I am Amara Shira from the USA I am working Lufthansa Airlines Contact Number. Our travel agent gives you good facilities like flight status, ticket booking, and the best service with the...

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  14. James William

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  15. Djurturism - moraliskt rätt?

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    | Contributor(s):: Camilla Sandström

    Det här examensarbetet är en litteraturstudie med syftet att undersöka ifall djurturism är moraliskt rätt samt att informera läsaren om den bristfälliga kunskapen angående djurturism. Teoridelen består av förhållandet mellan...

  16. Airlines 1 Reservations

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  17. Akshita Sharma

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  18. Hayley Brown

    Hello, everyone, my name is Hayley Brown and I love traveling and doing adventurous activities. I help those people who came to Nepal for traveling and exploring nature. We, at Hop Nepal, provides...

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  19. Shimla Kullu Manali

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  20. Jessica Watson

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