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Degus (Octodon degus) and chinchillas (Chincilla laniger and C. brevicaudata) are not only popular pets but also widely used laboratory animals. Degus are models of diabetes and are also used in sociological and human psychological studies. As the anatomy of the chinchillas' ear is similar to that...

Author(s)
Hetényi, N.; Fodor, K.; Fekete, S. Gy.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2019, 141, 1, pp 27-38
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This article provides data for daily activity and social behaviour of alpacas (mare: n=6; stallion: n=4), based on observations at April. Our goal was to observe the occurrences and proportion of the behaviour elements at different parts of the day. In addition, reactions of the animals to the...

Author(s)
Ákos, B.; Farkas, N. M.; Barbara, F. L.; Ferenc, P.
Publisher
Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary
Citation
Animal Welfare, Ethology and Housing Systems, 2015, 11, 1, pp 32-41
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Behaviour observations were done with four alpacas (n=4; 1 male and 3 female) in Szeged Zoo, Hungary. Alpacas are kept in zoos and wild animal parks as exotic animals in Hungary. However, due to the producing of wool for high quality textiles, it can be expected to keep alpacas as livestock...

Author(s)
Prágai, A.; Bodnár, Á.
Publisher
Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary
Citation
Animal Welfare, Ethology and Housing Systems, 2011, 7, 2, pp 165-179
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Author(s)
Heath, S.
Publisher
BetűVet, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
KisállatPraxis, 2011, 12, 2, pp 86-90