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  1. Human-dog interactions and behavioural responses of village dogs in coastal villages in Michoacan, Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Eilers, K. H. A. M., Bokkers, E. A. M., Ortolani, A., Ortega-Pacheco, A., Boer, I. J. M. de

    In Mexican villages, most households keep dogs that roam freely. Therefore, socialisation of village dogs occurs in a different context than that of companion dogs in developed countries. The objectives of this study were: (1) to assess village dogs' behavioural responses towards familiar and...

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

    Contributor(s):: Granquist, S. M., Sigurjonsdottir, H.

    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...

  3. Equestrians and How They Disperse along Plog's Allocentric/Psychocentric Continuum

    Contributor(s):: Ricky Hardy

    This is a study of Stanley Plog’s traveler typology and its application to adults engaged in equestrian activities (various styles or classes of riding). The study is based on data acquired by the intercept surveying of adult equestrian riders in North Carolina and Virginia....

  4. Human and Wildlife Conflicts

    Contributor(s):: Larry Clark

    The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) is the research arm of the USDA's Wildlife Services program. The NWRC is charged with developing methods to resolve conflicts between humans and wildlife, spanning the areas of agriculture and natural resource protection, invasive species, wildlife...

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

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

  6. 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,...

  7. Residents' and Tourists' Knowledge of Sea Lions in the Galapagos

    Contributor(s):: Lorden, R., Sambrook, R., Mitchell, R. W.

    This study examined knowledge of sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) for both residents and tourists on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos, a famous nature tourism destination. Participants (N = 281) obtained through convenience and snowball sampling answered questionnaires about their knowledge...

  8. What good is a bear to society?

    Contributor(s):: Harding, L.

    Arising out of fieldwork in the Canadian Rockies, this paper analyzes the role of bears in the conservation culture of Canadian national parks. Why is the presence of this large predator tolerated and even celebrated by some? And why do others fear and even despise this animal, whom they see as a...

  9. Jul 25 2014

    Zoonoses Conference 2014

    Zoonoses 2014 conference is scheduled for 25th – 26th July at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. It follows on from the highly successful inaugural conference that was held in Sydney in...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/215

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

    Contributor(s):: Cohen, E.

  11. Choosing between the emotional dog and the rational pal: a moral dilemma with a tail

    Contributor(s):: Topolski, R., Weaver, J. N., Martin, Z., McCoy, J.

  12. Exploring opportunities to do things differently

    Contributor(s):: Gibbens, N.

  13. Infectious diseases associated with relation between humans and wildlife - consideration on wild bird mortality and bird-feeding

    Contributor(s):: Fukui, D.

  14. Pet travel changes - good for owners... but what about pets?

    Contributor(s):: Cooper, E.

  15. The wild animal in late modernity: the case of the Disneyization of zoos

    Contributor(s):: Beardsworth, A., Bryman, A.

  16. Tourism and infant-directed aggression in Tibetan macaques ( Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China

    Contributor(s):: Self, S., Sheeran, L. K., Matheson, M. D., Li, JinHua, Pelton, O., Harding, S., Wagner, R. S.

  17. Tourists' attitudes toward the use of animals in tourist attractions: An empirical investigation

    Contributor(s):: Shani, Amir

  18. Feeding Wild Animals: The Urge, the Interaction, and the Consequences

    Contributor(s):: Lott, Dale F.

  19. Tourism and Marine Wildlife: The Wild Dolphins of Tangalooma, Australia: A Case Report

    Contributor(s):: Orams, Mark B.

  20. For Pet Lovers

    Contributor(s):: Kalian, Linda, Kalian, Robert