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The eastern grass owl (Tyto longimembris) has a wide distribution through the Indian sub-continent, southern China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and northern and eastern Australia. Despite this broad geographic range it has seldom been studied in the wild and little is known of its reproductive...

Author(s)
Dunlop, R.; Pain, P.
Publisher
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2016, 4, 4, pp 169-173
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Author(s)
Zacharias, V. J.; Gaston, A. J.
Publisher
Indian Forester, Dehradun, India
Citation
Indian Forester, 2016, 142, 10, pp 1040-1041
Abstract

In most oscine passerine bird species, male song is composed of different song types of which some are shared with other males. Our aim for this study was to investigate whether song sharing occurs in the pied bush chat (a tropical species with multiple song types), and if so, whether neighbouring...

Author(s)
Sethi, V. K.; Dinesh Bhatt; Amit Kumar
Publisher
Société Royale Zoologique de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Belgian Journal of Zoology, 2014, 144, 2, pp 67-76
Abstract

Correlation of coat colour and certain behavioural patterns has been studied in 192 semi-feral cats. Of the 5 different categories of coat colour namely, (1) pure black, (2) pure white, (3) black and white, (4) white and yellow, (5) white, yellow and black, the first (pure black) was the wildest...

Author(s)
Jayashree Datta
Publisher
S. C. Roy, on behalf of the Indian Science News Association, Kolkata, India
Citation
Science and Culture, 2014, 80, 9/10, pp 283-286
Abstract

A comparative study was made to observe the change in basic activities of Blue bull due to solar eclipse. The study was conducted over 3 consecutive days including the day of a partial solar eclipse (22 July 2009), 1 day earlier and 1 day after at the Zoological Garden, Alipur, Kolkata. The...

Author(s)
Mahato, A. K. R.; Majumder, S. S.; De, J. K.; Ramakrishna, A.
Publisher
Taylor and Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 2013, 25, 3, pp 269-274
Abstract

Pet cats, domestic animals were studied with ten individuals belonging to three generations. Maternal affections may change for different kittens. Maternal affection reduces gradually and ultimately exhaust after certain period particularly during pregnancy. Cats are fond of cooked uncooked fish,...

Author(s)
Biswaranjan Sarkar; Susanta Nath
Publisher
Society of Applied Sciences, Uttar Pradesh, India
Citation
Asian Journal of Experimental Biological Sciences, 2013, 4, 2, pp 315-317
Abstract

A field survey of 150 goat keepers registered under AICRP on goat (Surti field unit) from nineteen villages of four districts of South Gujarat was carried out during year 2011 to find the effects of social group and flock size on economic returns from traditional goat rearing in study area. Farmers ...

Author(s)
Sorathiya, L. M.; Fulsoundar, A. B.; Tyagi, K. K.; Patel, M. D.
Publisher
Indian Society of Animal Production and Management, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 2013, 29, 1/2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Queens of the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata appear to maintain reproductive monopoly through pheromone rather than through physical aggression. Upon queen removal, one of the workers (potential queen, PQ) becomes extremely aggressive but drops her aggression immediately upon...

Author(s)
Aniruddha Mitra; Paromita Saha; Chaoulideer, M. E.; Anindita Bhadra; Raghavendra Gadagkar
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Insect Physiology, 2011, 57, 2, pp 280-284
Abstract

The Indian Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra) is designated as near-threatened in the IUCN Red List, thus warranting breeding in enclosures for its conservation. Given proper protection, balanced diet and proper medication, the numbers of this animal increased in zoological parks. However, increasing...

Author(s)
Rao, K. P.
Publisher
Zoo Outreach Organisation, Coimbatore, India
Citation
Zoos' Print, 2011, 26, 3, pp 18-19
Abstract

The effect of three stocking densities (4, 8, 12 no. l-1) on size heterogeneity, sibling cannibalism and growth of Asian seabass larvae were studied. Fish stocked at the intermediate stocking density (8 no. l-1) recorded the lowest survival (13.73±0.69%) and highest cannibalism percentage...

Author(s)
Sukumaran, K.; Thirunavukkarasu, A. R.; Kailasam, M.; Sundaray, J. K.; Subburaj, R.; Thiagrajan, G.
Publisher
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, COCHIN, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Fisheries, 2011, 58, 3, pp 145-147

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