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The activity patterns and social interactions of two species of captive sifaka were observed during a 2-year period. Allogrooming was not observed in golden-crowned sifaka and they spent significantly more time resting than the Coquerel's sifaka. Females of both species were found to be dominant to ...

Author(s)
Wallace, G. L.; Paquette, L. B.; Glander, K. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2016, 35, 2, pp 128-136
Abstract

Previous research has highlighted the varied effects of auditory enrichment on different captive animals. This study investigated how manipulating musical components can influence the behavior of a group of captive western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) at Bristol Zoo. The gorillas were ...

Author(s)
Brooker, J. S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2016, 35, 5, pp 398-408
Abstract

Animal welfare, education, conservation, research, and entertainment are major goals of modern zoos, but they can be in conflict. For example, visitors enjoy learning about and observing natural behavior in captive animals, but visitors often want to observe and interact with the animals in close...

Author(s)
Fernandez, E. J.; Tamborski, M. A.; Pickens, S. R.; Timberlake, W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2009, 120, 1/2, pp 1-8
Abstract

Captive white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus) were placed in a large indoor room without or with deep litter made of wood chips, dried ground maize cob, wood wool or garden peat. Feed was scattered on the bare floor or on the litter and the behaviour of the monkeys was observed. When wood...

Author(s)
Ludes, E.; Anderson, J. R.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1996, 49, 3, pp 293-303
Abstract

Wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations display societal structures characterized by numerous and frequent changes in group composition, complex social relationships, and high levels of cooperation, attributes also observed in human and nonhuman primate cultures. Maintaining social ...

Author(s)
Holobinko, A.; Waring, G. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Liss, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2010, 29, 5, pp 567-585
Abstract

Author(s)
Chamove, A. S.; Anderson, J. R.; Morgan-Jones, S. C.; Jones, S. P.
Citation
International Journal for the Study of Animal Problems, 1982, 3, 4, pp 308-318
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Deprived environments: developmental insights from primatology.

Author(s)
Novak, M. A.; Meyer, J. S.; Lutz, C.; Tiefenbacher, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990040)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Positive reinforcement training (PRT) is an established tool to facilitate animal husbandry, care and research in modern zoos, with potential positive implications for captive animal welfare. The study explored the role of an isolation PRT training programme on the well-being of ring-tailed lemurs...

Author(s)
Spiezio, C.; Vaglio, S.; Scala, C.; Regaiolli, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2017, 196, pp 91-99
Abstract

Cell-mediated immune responses were compared in 6 high ranking monkeys and 12 of middle ranking in their respective social groups. All were 5- and 6-year-old rhesus living in stable unimale-multifemale groups, and were matched on social history, parity, weight, and health. Highest-ranking females...

Author(s)
Schapiro, S. J.; Nehete, P. N.; Perlman, J. E.; Bloomsmith, M. A.; Sastry, K. J.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1998, 56, 2/4, pp 319-332
Abstract

Author(s)
Schapiro, S. J.; Bloomsmith, M. A.; Porter, L. M.; Suarez, S. A.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1996, 48, 3/4, pp 159-171

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