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Resilience, the degree to which individuals are physiologically and behaviourally impacted by stressors, can be enhanced by positive experiences (e.g. positive moods in human, environmental enrichment in rodents). Such effects are important for human health, but could also have important animal...

Author(s)
Ross, M.; Rausch, Q.; Vandenberg, B.; Mason, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2020, 226,
Abstract

Touch pools are popular open-topped fish tanks often found in aquariums where visitors may interact with animals, by touching and sometimes even feeding them, for educational and recreational purposes. However, although animal interactions are becoming increasingly popular in recent years, the...

Author(s)
Biasetti, P.; Florio, D.; Gili, C.; Mori, B. de
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics, 2020, 33, 2, pp 337-353
Abstract

Due to considerable global decline in wildlife population numbers and species diversity, because of various anthropogenic activities, conservationists increasingly rely on captive and managed populations as important reservoirs to ensure the survival of endangered and vulnerable species. However,...

Author(s)
Scheun, J.; Gulson, J.; Ganswindt, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2020, 296,
Abstract

The development of acts and regulations on animal welfare in wildlife is still behind compared to domestic animals and laboratory animals. Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (JSZWM) repeatedly discussed the current situation and issues of animal welfare and ethics on wildlife medicine,...

Author(s)
Asano, M.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2020, 25, 2, pp 67-70
Abstract

The target species handled by the Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine are vertebrates in general. Each species has a different idea of bioethics, and it is difficult to develop a unified code of ethics for all species. Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine has been enforcing...

Author(s)
Morimitsu, Y.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2020, 25, 2, pp 61-66
Abstract

Many endangered birds of prey are brought by various reasons to the Institute for Raptor Biomedicine Japan. In many cases, they are difficult to be returned to the wild. As they are settled as the endangered species by the Japanese law, there is no practical option for euthanasia unless there is a...

Author(s)
Saito, K.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2020, 25, 2, pp 57-60
Abstract

Recently, concerns about rearing wild animals at zoos and aquariums are spreading in the worlds. In 2015, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums announced Caring For Wildlife The World Zoo and Aquarium Animal Welfare Strategy. In the strategy, they recommend environmental enrichment and husbandry...

Author(s)
Kawase, K.; Shiihara, S. I.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2020, 25, 2, pp 43-47
Abstract

Infrared thermography is a noninvasive diagnostic imaging method that does not require animal restraint. This tool provides instant images in real time, even at great distances, being very advantageous for wild animals. The thermograph measures the frequency of infrared rays, it locates hot or cold ...

Author(s)
Costa, A. L. M. da; Rassy, F. B.; Cruz, J. B. da
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Palotina, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2020, 25, 2, pp 1-12
Abstract

Evaluations of enrichment are critical to determine if an enrichment program is meeting stated goals. However, nocturnal species can present a challenge if their active periods do not align with caretakers' schedules. To evaluate enrichment for four aardvarks housed with a natural light cycle, we...

Author(s)
Hamilton, J.; Fuller, G.; Allard, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 8,
Abstract

This article introduces the online One Welfare learning and teaching portal (OWP) and describes its development, use, importance and relevance to animal welfare and ethics (AWE) stakeholders. As animal welfare issues increase in importance, veterinarians must be trained to lead the science that...

Author(s)
McGreevy, P. D.; Fawcett, A.; Johnson, J.; Freire, R.; Collins, T.; Degeling, C.; Fisher, A. D.; Hazel, S. J.; Hood, J.; Lloyd, J. K. F.; Phillips, C. J. C.; Stafford, K.; Hyde, M. L.; Wilson, B.; Tzioumis, V.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 8,

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