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Feline social behaviour is frequently misunderstood by owners, which can lead to people not meeting the species-specific needs of their cats (Felis sylvestris catus). Despite the fact that cats are adaptable and can at times form social bonds with other cats, it should not be forgotten that cats...

Author(s)
Trevorrow, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2019, 24, 5, pp 257-261
Abstract

Since the late 1970s, scientific evidence has accumulated showing that pet ownership can have positive effects on people's physical and mental wellbeing. This paper reviews the current state of affairs regarding the relationship between companion animals and human health, focusing on both the...

Author(s)
Wells, D. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2019, 32, 2, pp 169-181
Abstract

Optimal breeding conditions for locust swarms often include heavy rainfall and flooding, exposing individuals to the risk of immersion and anoxia. We investigated anoxia tolerance in solitarious and gregarious adults of the Australian Plague Locust, Chortoicetes terminifera, by measuring the time...

Author(s)
Robertson, R. M.; Cease, A. J.; Simpson, S. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 2019, 229, pp 81-92
Abstract

The aim of the study was to investigate maternal characteristics, such as behaviour towards piglets and humans, nest-building as well as lying down behaviour of sows and to determine their influence on biological performance data. Repeatability of behaviour across multiple litters and relationships ...

Author(s)
Minihuber, U.; Hagmüller, W.; Gallnböck, M.; Riffert, V.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2019, 91, 2, pp 85-101
Abstract

Social insect colonies are highly organized systems, where communication among nestmates (i.e., social interactions) has a pivotal function for colonial organization. In order to further the understanding of social organization, the chronobiological system of social insect species, particularly...

Author(s)
Fujioka, H.; Abe, M. S.; Okada, Y.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2019, 73, 3, pp Article 30
Abstract

This book provides readers with a better understanding of canine science, including evolutionary concepts, ethograms, brain structures and development, sensory perspectives, the science of emotions, social structure, and the natural history of the species. It provides an accessible, engaging...

Author(s)
Ha, J. C.; Campion, T. L.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Dog behavior. Modern science and our canine companions, 2019, pp 205 pp.
Abstract

Play, whether it be social or with toys on their own, is purposeful and benefits the animal. There is a disproportionate amount of studies on play in younger dogs compared to senior dogs. It is unclear why research on play behaviour in senior dogs is limited and why play behaviour apparently...

Author(s)
Tomlinson, C.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2019, 24, 3, pp 150-155
Abstract

Author(s)
Wilson, C.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2017, 47, 30, pp 19-21
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Author(s)
Dixon, D.
Publisher
British Deer Society, Fordingbridge, UK
Citation
Deer, Journal of the British Deer Society, 2017, 18, 4, pp 34-39
Abstract

The Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita) (NBI) is one of the most threatened birds in the world. Intense conservation efforts have been undertaken and several research projects on the species are being done in Morocco and in Europe. Observing animal behaviour has been proved to be an efficient...

Author(s)
Spiezio, C.; Valsecchi, V.; Sandri, C.; Regaiolli, B.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2018, 6, 5436, pp e5436

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