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  1. Deconstructing the animal in search of the real

    | Contributor(s):: Aloi, G.

    This paper looks at the past ten years of art practice informed by the human–animal studies agenda in order to assess what has been thus far achieved and which issues may become central to the future artistic debate. It is divided into two main sections: the first takes into consideration...

  2. Wild minds: what people think about animal thinking

    | Contributor(s):: Maust-Mohl, M., Fraser, J., Morrison, R.

    The question of how nonhuman animals think is pervasive in the scientific and popular media, yet there is an apparent lack of concordance between findings from research in animal cognition and how this information emerges in popular discourse. The present study investigated the way people...

  3. Interactions between wildlife viewers and habituated brown bears, 1987-1992

    | Contributor(s):: Fagen, J. M., Fagen, R.

    Public participation in wildlife viewing has increased in recent years in the USA and is expected to continue to increase. The article presents and analyses direct, systematic observations of 322 human interactions with known, habituated brown bears over six consecutive years from 1987-92 at Pack...

  4. The effects of visitor density on sika deer ( Cervus nippon ) behaviour in Zhu-Yu-Wan Park, China

    | Contributor(s):: Shen-Jin, L., Todd, P. A., Yan, Y., Lin, Y., Hongmei, F., Wan-Hong, W.

    Visitors to zoos are a source of potential stress to certain captive-housed animals. Much research has focused on Europe and America, whereas the effect of human audiences on the behaviour of captive animals in Chinese parks has so far not been investigated. Sika deer (Cervus nippon) housed in...