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  1. The Vesp folk classification of the animal world: an attempt on its reconstruction

    Contributor(s):: Vinokurova, I. Iu

  2. 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...

  3. Cardiovascular responses to a pet snake

    Contributor(s):: Alonso, Y.

  4. Welfare of non-traditional pets

    Contributor(s):: Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D., Bacon, H. J.

    The keeping of non-traditional or 'exotic' pets has been growing in popularity worldwide. In addition to the typical welfare challenges of keeping more traditional pet species like dogs and cats, ensuring the welfare of non-traditional pets is complicated by factors such as lack of knowledge,...

  5. Schoolchildren and one of the most unpopular animals: are they ready to protect snakes?

    Contributor(s):: Ballouard, J. M., Ajtic, R., Balint, H., Brito, J. C., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Desmonts, D., ElMouden, E., Erdogan, M., Feriche, M., Pleguezuelos, J. M., Prokop, P., Sanchez, A., Santos, X., Slimani, T., Tomovic, L., Usak, M., Zuffi, M., Bonnet, X.

  6. Symbolic lizards: forms of special purpose classification of animals among the Nage of eastern Indonesia

    Contributor(s):: Forth, G.

  7. Young children's interest in live animals

    Contributor(s):: Lobue, V., Bloom Pickard, M., Sherman, K., Axford, C., DeLoache, J. S.

  8. Introduction to the ancient Greek system of snake naming: the ophionym dipsas and its synonyms

    Contributor(s):: Bodson, Liliane

  9. Scientific registers and knowledge adduced in Philumenus' About Venomous Beasts

    Contributor(s):: Zucker, Arnaud

  10. Serpent's tale in the Hittite world

    Contributor(s):: Mazoyer, Michel

  11. Snakes as a source of health: the use of their body in Graeco-Roman medical practices

    Contributor(s):: Gaillard-Seux, Patricia

  12. Snakes that drink water, wine, or blood: what do snakes drink according to ancient sources?

    Contributor(s):: Trinquier, Jean

  13. Symptomatology of Ophidian bites according to Brooklyn Papyrus no. 47.218.48-85: epistemological aspects of an ancient Egyptian text copied out at IVth century B.C.E

    Contributor(s):: Aufrere, Sydney H.

  14. The bearded snake: realities, beliefs and representations. The example of Athenian Zeus Meilichios

    Contributor(s):: Gourmelen, Laurent

  15. The grazing snake: weeds and snakes in Greek and Latin literatures

    Contributor(s):: Luccioni, Pascal

  16. The hissing of the snake: how is it possible to set an inarticulate sound to music?

    Contributor(s):: Perrot, Sylvain

  17. The lion-headed snake Chnoubis and Roman imperial magic

    Contributor(s):: Dasen, Veronique, Nagy, Arpad M.

  18. Chimeras: The ethics of creating human-animal interspecifics

    Contributor(s):: Constanze Huther

    In summer 2004, I had the pleasure of attending a seminar by Julian Savulescu and Nick Bostrom about "Human Enhancement, Artificial Beings, and the Future of Humanity" at the University of Oxford. Among other quite exotic topics, chimeras were the subject matter of one of our seminar meetings....