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Stereotypic behavior often indicates poor welfare. It may develop when the animal's ability to carry out appropriate behavioral responses is limited, despite a high motivation to express them. Behavioral motivations vary across species. Consequently, under similar captive conditions, the sustained...

Pomerantz, O.; Meiri, S.; Terkel, J.
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Behavioural Processes, 2013, 98, pp 85-91