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  1. Noble Animals, Brutish Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Marcus Hunt

    The paper begins with a description of a grey seal performing conspecific infanticide. The paper then gives an account of “nobleness” and “brutishness.” Roughly, a behavioural-disposition is noble/brutish if it is one that would be a moral virtue/vice if the possessor of...

  2. Managing long-term wellness in captive sea turtles

    | Contributor(s):: Wood, L. D.

  3. Animal welfare and its assossiations with farm size and stockmanship characteristics on European breeding-to-finishing pig farms

    | Contributor(s):: Ruckli, A. K., Dippel, S., Helmerichs, J., Hubbard, C., Munsterhjelm, C., Vermeer, H., Leeb, C.

  4. Play and welfare in domestic cats: Current knowledge and future directions

    | Contributor(s):: Henning, J. S. L., Fernandez, E. J., Nielsen, T., Hazel, S.

  5. Spatial behaviour of dairy cows is affected by lameness

    | Contributor(s):: Frondelius, Lilli, Van Weyenberg, Stephanie, Lindeberg, Heli, Van Nuffel, Annelies, Maselyne, Jarissa, Pastell, Matti

  6. Flight capacity and human aversion in captive Amazon parrots: Related factors and the effects of pre-releasing training

    | Contributor(s):: Franzone, Victor, Ramos, Gabriela de Araújo Porto, de Lima Kascher, Larissa Kelmer, de Azevedo, Cristiano Schetini, Sant’Anna, Aline Cristina

  7. Bridging the global-local animal-based tourism divide

    | Contributor(s):: Fennell, D. A.

    2022Annals of Tourism Research960160-738310.1016/j.annals.2022.103459EnglishDepartment of Geography & Tourism Studies, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada.dfennell@brocku.catext

  8. Goats are able to adapt to virtual fencing; A field study in commercial goat herds on Norwegian farms

    | Contributor(s):: Eftang, Silje, Vas, Judit, Holand, Øystein, Bøe, Knut Egil

  9. Early life environment and adult enrichment: Effects on fearfulness in laying hens

    | Contributor(s):: Dumontier, Lucille, Janczak, Andrew M., Smulders, Tom V., Moe, Randi O., Vas, Judit, Nordgreen, Janicke

  10. Welfare and management practices of free-ranging yaks (Bos grunniens) in Bhutan

    | Contributor(s):: Dorji, N., Derks, M., Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G., Bokkers, E. A. M.

  11. Segmenting wildlife value orientations to mitigate human - wildlife conflict for ecotourism development in protected areas

    | Contributor(s):: Birendra, K. C., Min, JihYe, Serenari, C.

  12. Where is a dog? Ethical dillemas concerning creative groomingGdzie jest pies? Dylematy etyczne dotyczaace creative grooming

    | Contributor(s):: Mamzer, H.

  13. The impact of clamp castration on the behaviour and body temperature of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) – Effects of local anesthesia and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

    | Contributor(s):: Nurmi, Hanna, Laaksonen, Sauli, Häätylä, Taija, Valros, Anna, Sauvala, Mikaela, Hänninen, Laura

  14. Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia

    | Contributor(s):: Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.

    The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...

  15. Investigating Unused Tools for the Animal Behavioral Diversity Toolkit

    | Contributor(s):: Brereton, James Edward, Fernandez, Eduardo J.

    Behavioral diversity is a commonly used tool used to quantify the richness and evenness of animal behaviors and assess the effect of variables that may impact an animal’s quality of life. The indices used in behavioral diversity research, and the study subjects, have not been formally reviewed....

  16. Beyond “Doing Better”: Ordinal Rating Scales to Monitor Behavioural Indicators of Well-Being in Cats

    | Contributor(s):: Ellis, Jacklyn J.

    Safeguarding the well-being of cats is essential to the mission of any responsible animal shelter. Environmental enrichment and behaviour modification are often key to this goal. Measuring response to these interventions is essential to ensure strategies are successful. There are often many staff...

  17. Local attitudes toward Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) conservation in the Russian Far East

    | Contributor(s):: Mukhacheva, A. S., Bragina, E. V., Miquelle, D. G., Kretser, H. E., Derugina, V. V.

    Public support is a necessary component of large carnivore conservation. We analysed public opinion on Amur tigers, Panthera tigris altaica, in Russia's Far East, the northernmost stronghold of the world's rarest big cat. We surveyed 1035 people in 5 settlements at increasing distances to tiger...

  18. Supporting Young Readers: A Mixed-Methods Study of Their Literacy, Behaviour, and Perceptions When Reading Aloud to Dogs or Adults

    | Contributor(s):: Syrnyk, C., McArthur, A., Zwack, A., Handelsman, A.

    Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) have been found to benefit human emotional state and cognitive performance. Recent applications of AAI have extended to classrooms with a range of intentions including to improve literacy. This Canadian study sought to examine differences in reading performance...

  19. Effects of Stocking Rate and Environmental Enrichment on the Ontogeny of Pecking Behavior of Laying Hen Pullets Confined in Aviary Compartments during the First 4 Weeks of Life

    | Contributor(s):: Schwarzer, Angela, Erhard, Michael, Schmidt, Paul, Zismann, Miriam, Louton, Helen

    The objective of this study was to describe the ontogeny of the severe feather pecking (SFP), gentle feather pecking (GFP), aggressive pecking (AP), and enrichment pecking (EP) of non-beak-trimmed Lohmann Brown (LB)-pullets during the first 4 weeks of life (observation on 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd,...

  20. The Perceived and Actual Impact of Outdoor Domestic Cats on Local Ecology in Massachusetts, and the Effects of Education on Cat Owner Behavior

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    | Contributor(s):: Olivia Shraibati, Christian Zelaya

    This project, Impact of Outdoor Cats and Educational Effects on Cat Owners, created a survey to assess the perceived ecological impact of domestic cats by residents of Massachusetts. It found that cat owners were overwhelmingly unaware of the full effects of their pet’s predation habits....