Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal
Contributor(s):: David Menor
Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...
Environmental enrichment alters the behavioral profile of ratsnakes ( Elaphe )
Contributor(s):: Almli, L. M., Burghardt, G. M.
This study investigated the effects of environmentally enriched and standard laboratory housing conditions on behavioral performance in 16 subadult ratsnakes (Elaphe obsoleta) using a split-clutch design. In a problem-solving task, snakes housed in enriched environments (EC) exhibited shorter...
Brown treesnakes: a potential invasive species for the United States
Contributor(s):: Kahl, S. S., Henke, S. E., Hall, M. A., Britton, D. K.
Efficacy of aerial broadcast baiting in reducing brown treesnake numbers
Contributor(s):: Clark, L., Savarie, P. J.
Efficacy, effort, and cost comparisons of trapping and acetaminophen-baiting for control of brown treesnakes on Guam
Contributor(s):: Clark, L., Savarie, P. J., Shivik, J. A., Breck, S. W., Dorr, B. S.
Examining a potential brown treesnake transport pathway: shipments from Guam
Contributor(s):: Kahl, S. S., Henke, S. E., Hall, M. A., Litt, A. R., Perry, G., Britton, D. K.
Death feigning by grass snakes (Natrix natrix) in response to handling by human 'predators.'
Contributor(s):: Gregory, Patrick T., Isaac, Leigh Anne, Griffiths, Richard A.
Review of 'Snake'
Contributor(s):: Herzog, Harold
A note on environmental elements as essential prerequisites for behavioural expression: a case study of Pere David's deer
Contributor(s):: Li, ChunWang, Jiang, ZhiGang, Zeng, Yan, You, ZhangQiang
To understand the relationship between behavioural expression of Pere David's deer and environmental elements, we carried out an experiment in the Dafeng Pere David's Deer Nature Reserve, China. From May to September 2001, we observed maintenance behaviour and rut behaviour in free-ranging Pere...
Quantification of temperament in weaned deer calves of two genotypes ( Cervus elaphus and Cervus elaphus x Elaphurus davidianus hybrids)
Contributor(s):: Pollard, J. C., Littlejohn, R. P., Webster, J. R.
In the 1st of 2 experiments, 30 [male] red deer (Cervus elaphus), weaned at 3-4 months of age, were kept in pens indoors in groups of 15. Behaviour was recorded during the following tests which were carried out from days 1-27 after weaning: time taken to feed in the presence of a human; time...
Physiological and behavioural effects of handling and restraint in the ball python ( Python regius ) and the blue-tongued skink ( Tiliqua scincoides )
Contributor(s):: Kreger, M. D., Mench, J. A.
Four handling techniques commonly used with snakes and lizards in zoological park reptile collections were evaluated with respect to animal well-being. Adult male blue-tongued skinks (n = 3) and ball pythons (n = 4) were either handled gently, restrained manually, or container restrained for 10...