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The photo essay that comprises Elephant House bears mournful testimony to the severely restricted lives of the world's largest terrestrial mammals at the Oregon Zoo, as well as similar "educational" institutions throughout the United States and the world. While purporting to remain neutral...

Author(s)
Marcus, H.
Publisher
University of Illinois Press, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Ethics, 2019, 9, 1, pp 104-112
Abstract

In the late 19th-century United States and Europe, infants died at high rates from diarrhea. Physicians and social justice advocates responded to the public health crisis with attempts to clean up the water and cows' milk supplies, as well as social welfare legislation and assorted educational...

Author(s)
Wolf, J. H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Lactation, 2018, 34, 2, pp 226-231
Abstract

Cost-benefit trade-offs for individuals participating in social behaviors are the basis for current theories on the evolution of social behaviors and societies. However, research on social strategies has largely ignored solitary animals, in which we assume that rare interactions are explained by...

Author(s)
Elbroch, L. M.; Levy, M.; Lubell, M.; Quigley, H.; Caragiulo, A.
Publisher
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, USA
Citation
Science Advances, 2017, 3, 10, pp e1701218
Abstract

Despite a history in zoological institutions stretching back more than 50 years, with associated improvements in husbandry and breeding, the keeping of Killer whales Orcinus orca in zoos and aquariums has become highly controversial. The recent decision to stop the current breeding programme in the ...

Author(s)
Law, G.; Kitchener, A. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Zoo Yearbook, 2017, 51, 1, pp 232-247
Abstract

Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) are an endangered species with complex social behaviour. However, no previous studies have mapped the development of calves before the age of six months. This study seeks to fill this gap in knowledge through a characterisation of the earliest stages of development ...

Author(s)
Petraccione, J.; Root-Gutteridge, H.; Cusano, D. A.; Parks, S. E.
Publisher
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2017, 5, 3, pp 131-136
Abstract

Pair housing of macaques has become a widely implemented compromise between meeting the social needs of the monkeys and allowing for their use in biomedical research. While beneficial to the animals, pair housing can provide challenges for those caring for them. Drawing from both scientific...

Author(s)
Truelove, M. A.; Martin, A. L.; Perlman, J. E.; Wood, J. S.; Bloomsmith, M. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2017, 79, 1, pp e22485
Abstract

In behavioral studies, cattle within the same pasture are not considered as independent experimental units because of the potential confounding effects of the herd's social interactions. However, evaluating cattle behavior on extensive rangelands is logistically challenging for researchers, and...

Author(s)
Stephenson, M. B.; Bailey, D. W.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agriculture, 2017, 7, 7, pp 58
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of the association between attendance at veterinary hospital-based puppy socialisation classes and long-term retention in the home.

Author(s)
Schulkey, R.; DePorter, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Abstract

There are some predictable patterns of trauma in captive rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) social groups. Several factors have been documented to contribute to these patterns, including group formation of unrelated animals, and the establishment of dominance ranks. Here, we report on how socially...

Author(s)
Stavisky, R. C.; Ramsey, J. K.; Meeker, T.; Stovall, M.; Crane, M. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2018, 80, 3, pp e22742
Abstract

A major reason why conservation aquaculture is needed to improve the success of aquaculture-assisted fisheries is that traditional production aquaculture produces fish with mal-adaptive behaviors. These behaviors can be produced via domestication and culture techniques, and preventing these...

Author(s)
Tave, D.; Toya, L. A.; Hutson, A. M.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Croatian Journal of Fisheries, 2018, 76, 1, pp 7-26

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