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The aim of the study was to evaluate heart rate (HR) and blood pressure (BP) in domestic dogs of a breeding facility in the city of Corrientes, Argentina in response to contact with an unknown person, taking into account whether sociability influences these responses. A total of 18 adult dogs, aged ...

Author(s)
Cainzos, R.; Delgado, M. B.; Koscinczuk, P.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2018, 29, 1, pp 31-40
Abstract

Nonhuman primates host a variety of gastrointestinal parasites that infect individuals through different transmission routes. Social contact among group members (e.g., body contact, grooming) brings the risk of parasite infection, especially when the pathogen infection is directly transmitted....

Author(s)
Tiddi, B.; Pfoh, R.; Agostini, I.
Publisher
Springer-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Primates, 2019, 60, 3, pp 297-306
Abstract

Guidelines for sustainable tourism involving swimming with large whales are not well-developed compared to those focused on programs of swimming with delphinids. From September to November 2005 and August to September 2006, we collected behavioral and movement data for southern right whales (...

Author(s)
Lundquist, D.; Sironi, M.; Würsig, B.; Rowntree, V.; Martino, J.; Lundquist, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Marine Mammal Science, 2013, 29, 2, pp E24-E45
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Fear is an aversive state emotion to a real or perceived threat external situa-tion. This emotion induces autonomic responses that alter homeostasis. When this situation is prolonged in time, health is affected. Aim of this work was to establish a relationship among routine clinical parameters -...

Author(s)
Cainzos, R. P.; Koscinczuk, P.; Rossner, M. V.; Alabarcez, M. N.; Maurenzig, N. D.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (UNNE), Corrientes, Argentina
Citation
Revista Veterinaria, 2012, 23, 1, pp 49-54
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The main objective of a boar stud is to produce a large volume of high-quality semen per boar in an efficient and safe manner. This includes: the management of the anatomy, physiology and sexual behaviour of the young boar, that influences its performance as an adult. Normal reproductive activity...

Author(s)
Williams, S.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Reprodução Animal, 2009, 33, Suppl. 6, pp 194-198
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The taruca is a sturdy and robust cervid species distributed in the Andes between Perú, Northwest of Argentina and Northern of Chile, countries that face serious conservation problems. Our study aimed at assessing the grouping patterns, presence of fawns and juveniles, and antler growth and...

Author(s)
Sielfeld, W.; Guzmán, J. A.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2011, 51, 4, pp clxxx-cxc
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Faecal samples were collected from 655 passerine birds representing 190 species from 13 collection sites in Guyana, Ecuador, Peru and Argentina between August 1990 and August 1997. The samples were examined for coccidian oocysts (Isospora and Eimeria). The overall prevalence was 20.9% (137 of 655). ...

Author(s)
McQuistion, T. E.
Publisher
Illinois State Academy of Sciences, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, USA
Citation
Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science, 2000, 93, 3, pp 221-227
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Four nuptial flights of Acromyrmex lobicornis and colony foundation in the laboratory are described.

Author(s)
Quirán, E. M.; Corró Molas, B. M.
Citation
Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, 1998, 57, 1/4, pp 67-70
Abstract

Variation in queen phenotype and reproductive role in S. invicta has been previously shown to have a simple genetic basis in a single introduced population in the USA. The evidence consists of an association between this variation and queen genotype at Pgm-3, a phosphoglucomutase-encoding gene. The ...

Author(s)
Ross, K. G.; Vargo, E. L.; Keller, L.
Citation
Evolution, 1996, 50, 6, pp 2387-2399
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The origin of queen attractivity in I. humilis was estimated by presenting body parts (head, thorax and abdomen) of dead queens to workers. Whatever the preparation, crushed or intact, the thorax was always significantly more attractive than other parts of the body. The legs seemed to be highly...

Author(s)
Cariou-Etienne, A.; Aron, S.; Passera, L.
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 1992, 27, 3, pp 179-186

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