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In New World primates, mixed-species troops have been reported. Here, we analysed the performance of affiliative and agonistic behaviours of Callithrix jacchus and Callithrix penicillata living in mixed groups. For this purpose, we recorded the interaction of the individuals from two groups located ...

Author(s)
Valença-Silva, G.; Maciel, F. G.; Zaganini, R. L.; Lucindo, A. S.; Caramaschi, S.; Paula, H. M. G. de
Publisher
Instituto Internacional de Ecologia, São Carlos, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Biology, 2014, 74, 3, pp 607-611
Abstract

The evaluation of the degree of attachment of owners to pets is an important resource to study the influence of the pets to different physical and psychosocial factors to humans. The current study applied the LAPS (Lexington Attachment to Pets Scales) test to evaluate attachment degree of owners to ...

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Martins, M. de F.; Pieruzzi, P. A. P.; Santos, J. P. F.; Brunetto, M. A.; Fruchi, V. M.; Ciari, M. B.; Luppi, M. J. da R.; Zoppa, L. M. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2013, 50, 5, pp 364-369
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Pizzutto, C. S.; Sgai, M. G. F. G.; Viau, P.; Oliveira, C. A.; Guimarães, M. A. B. V.
Publisher
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wlidlife Research, Berlin, Germany
Citation
9th International conference on behaviour, physiology and genetics of wildlife. Berlin, Germany, 18-21 September 2013, 2013, pp 150
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Behavioural responses to stress can form distinct profiles in a wide range of animals: proactive and reactive profiles or coping styles. Stress responsiveness can also differentiate between the behavioural profiles. The tendency to regain feed intake following transfer to a novel social-isolation...

Author(s)
Barreto, R. E.; Volpato, G. L.
Publisher
Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India
Citation
Journal of Biosciences, 2011, 36, 5, pp 851-855
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Changes in the bull:cow proportion in natural breeding have been proposed, but there are not evaluations about the effect of these changes in the behaviour of Nellore bulls. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that the increase of sexual activity of Nellore bulls, due to the...

Author(s)
Costa-e-Silva, E. V.; Sereno, J. R. B.; Vasconcelos, J. T.; Zúccari, C. E. S. N.; Paranhos-da-Costa, M. J. R.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2010, 59, 227, pp 321-332
Abstract

Several papers are showing relevant neuroimmune regulation and/or modulation during stress or diseases. The incorporation of biological and psychological models of humans conditions are of high relevance in neuroscience. Animals exhibit a variety of adaptative behaviors for communicating with...

Author(s)
Alves, G. J.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Coabitação com um parceiro doente: avaliações das alterações neuroimunes e da forma de comunicação, 2010, pp 206 pp.
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The effects of temperature and cage floor enrichment on some behavioral activities of growing rabbits and the effect of temperature on cage floor choice were investigated. Forty-eight rabbits from the Botucatu genetic group, weaned at 35 d of age, were housed at low density (1,500 cm2), four per...

Author(s)
Siloto, E. V.; Zeferino, C. P.; Moura, A. S. A. M. T.; Fernandes, S.; Sartori, J. R.; Siqueira, E. R.
Publisher
World Rabbit Science Association, Castanet-Tolosan, France
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th World Rabbit Congress, Verona, Italy, 10-13 June 2008, 2008, pp 1245-1250
Abstract

The present study was carried out under field conditions in Rio Claro, south-eastern Brazil, in 1991-93. The following average life-spans of adults of M. cerberus styx were observed: queens 191.1 days, workers 14.0 days, and males 10.7 days. The short longevity of workers is attributed to the early ...

Author(s)
Giannotti, E.
Citation
Sociobiology, 1999, 33, 3, pp 325-338
Abstract

Field bioassays were used to demonstrate that aggressive behaviour of P. paulista workers is elicited by alarm pheromones present in the venom reservoirs of nest defenders and that the brood care pheromone (pupal odour) produced by the young inside the nest also plays an important defensive role....

Author(s)
Manzoli-Palma, M. F.; Gobbi, N.; Palma, M. S.
Citation
Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins, 1998, 4, 1, pp 61-69
Abstract

Division of labour in M. c. fasciculata was studied in São Paulo, Brazil in 1991, examining the main duties developed by workers by observing individually marked bees. The results found were represented graphically and it was suggested that the guard task can be specialized.

Author(s)
Giannini, K. M.; Bego, L. R.
Citation
Iheringia, Série Zoologia, 1998, No. 85, pp 109-114

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