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The success of the dog as a companion animal has undeniably led to a shift in dog breeding practices. While effects of inbreeding or large-scale breeding have given rise to numerous studies about potentially related health issues, it remains unclear to what extent behavioural development of dogs is ...

Author(s)
Dendoncker, P. A.; Keuster, T. de; Diederich, C.; Dewulf, J.; Moons, C. P. H.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2019, 184, 23, pp 710
Abstract

Beginning in 1997 Michigan State University Mara Hyena Project investigators observed waxing and waning progression of oral and genital masses during long-term behavioral observations of a population of wild spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) from the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. From 1999-2000,...

Author(s)
Nelson, K. G.; Engh, A. L.; McKnight, C. A.; Kiupel, M.; Wise, A. G.; Maes, R. K.; Stevens, H.; Heylen, E.; Keyser, K. de; Rector, A.; Ranst, M. van; Flies, A. S.; Holekamp, K. E.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2013, 49, 3, pp 627-631
Abstract

In the present study we compared 33 enclosures in 28 parks, with a total of 66 bears. We chose direct observation of behaviour rather than surveys. Each enclosure was observed during one day; stereotypies and social relationships were qualitatively noted in types and amount. The connections of...

Author(s)
Montaudouin, S.; Pape, G. le
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2005, 92, 1/2, pp 129-141
Abstract

In order to compare the exhibits of great apes, 11 zoological gardens in Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Poland and the UK in Europe were selected, visited by the authors and described in July-August 2002 and 2003. All species of great apes were present in these gardens: chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes...

Author(s)
Zubkowicz, R.; Kaleta, T.
Publisher
Warsaw Agricultural University Press, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Warsaw Agricultural University, Animal Science, 2004, No.42, pp 9-15

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