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This article describes the senses, behaviour and physical activity of mice.

Author(s)
Kikusui, T.
Publisher
Buneido Publishing Company Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Japan, 2018, 71, 4, pp 304-305
Abstract

In animals, chemical signals elicit social behaviors such as feeding, avoidance, aggregation, and schooling. Especially, many fishes employ sex pheromones for mating or spawning in the reproductive season. The pheromonal substances can be categorized into hormonal pheromones (steroids and...

Author(s)
Yambe, H.
Publisher
Fragrance Journal Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Aroma Research, 2018, 19, 2, pp 105-111
Abstract

Nobody would dispute that cats and dogs are the two most popular species of companion animals for humans. It is no wonder that dogs are often considered to be the best friends and adopted family members of human beings: They developed the high social ability to communicate with humans during the...

Author(s)
Saito, A.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2018, 68, 1, pp 77-88
Abstract

Wild chimpanzees possess various behavioral skills that allow them to respond flexibly and so adapt to complex environments. However, we lack quantitative data on the number of captive chimpanzees housed in zoos within Japan, with such behavioral skills. In this study, we conducted a survey of...

Author(s)
Yamanashi, Y.
Publisher
Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums, 2018, 60, 2, pp 36-52
Abstract

Japanese zoos have bred many red pandas. Captive breeding has been going well, and approximately 20 red pandas are born every year in Japan. Unfortunately, some individuals become hand-reared for various reasons. For reproduction, some hand-reared individuals are trained for encounter with unknown...

Author(s)
Okabe, K.
Publisher
Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums, 2018, 59, 3, pp 68-73
Abstract

Crocodiles are introduced as interesting animals to study for bio-engineering purpose; social behaviour of crocodiles such as raising offspring and communicating between individuals are analysed on molecular basis since their genome sequences are complete. Also, given their strong immune system,...

Author(s)
Katsu, Y.; Iguchi, T.
Publisher
Buneido Publishing Company Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Japan, 2017, 70, 2, pp 93-95
Abstract

The connection between mental and physical health is becoming increasingly recognized in the veterinary field. Many people have come to recognize that socialization during the puppy period is particularly important. Hosting puppy classes in veterinary clinics is not only a way to provide an...

Author(s)
Mizukoshi, M.; Iwasawa, M.; Shigaki, M.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Tottori, Japan
Citation
Journal of Animal Clinical Medicine, 2016, 25, 2, pp 57-63
Abstract

Author(s)
Hiraga, M.; Ogawa, N.; Tomioka, Y.; Ogura, N.; Kobayashi, K.; Watanabe, S.; Saito, N.; Morimura, N.
Publisher
Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums, 2015, 55, 4, pp 95-103
Abstract

Life education using animals is a method that could solve social problems such as incessant bullying and student suicide in schools. We use school-owned animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, and chickens as "living teaching material" to educate children. Our group of veterinarians conducted various ...

Author(s)
Shibata, E.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Tottori, Japan
Citation
Journal of Animal Clinical Medicine, 2015, 24, 4, pp 158-164
Abstract

The Eurasian Magpie Pica pica is thought to have been introduced into northern Kyushu, Japan, from Korea during the 16th century. Several small populations became established in the Chikushi Plain, but failed to expand their geographic ranges. However, from the mid 20th century onwards, and most...

Author(s)
Eguchi, K.
Publisher
Ornithological Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Ornithology, 2016, 65, 1, pp 5-30

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