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The formation and modification of social groups in captivity are delicate management tasks. The ability for personnel to anticipate changes in group dynamics following compositional changes can increase the likelihood of successful management with minimized injury or social instability. Hamadryas...

Author(s)
Ryan, A. M.; Hauber, M. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2016, 35, 2, pp 137-146
Abstract

In modern zoos, training should be an integral component of the animal care and management. The benefits of training include the opportunity for positive interactions with caretakers. This study was carried out with a group of vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops) housed at the Garda Zoological...

Author(s)
Spiezio, C.; Piva, F.; Regaiolli, B.; Vaglio, S.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2015, 24, 3, pp 283-290
Abstract

Tetanus was a major cause of mortality in the free-ranging population of rhesus monkeys on Cayo Santiago prior to 1985 when the entire colony was given its first dose of tetanus toxoid. The immediate reduction in mortality that followed tetanus toxoid inoculation (TTI) has been documented, but the...

Author(s)
Kessler, M. J.; Hernández Pacheco, R.; Rawlins, R. G.; Ruiz-Lambrides, A.; Delgado, D. L.; Sabat, A. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2015, 77, 2, pp 211-221
Abstract

It has been widely accepted for some time that species-appropriate environmental enrichment is important for the welfare of research animals, but its impact on research data initially received little attention. This has now changed, as the use of enrichment as one element of routine husbandry has...

Author(s)
Bayne, K.; Würbel, H.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2014, 33, 1, pp 273-280
Abstract

The endangered but poorly studied southern bearded saki, Chiropotes satana,, faces extremes of habitat fragmentation throughout its geographic range in eastern Amazonia. This article focuses on the behavior of the members of two groups - a large one (30-34 members) in continuous forest (home...

Author(s)
Silva, S. S. B.; Ferrari, S. F.
Publisher
Wiley-Liss, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2009, 71, 1, pp 1-7
Abstract

A scientific methodology in general should provide two things: first, a means of explanation and, second, a mechanism for improving that explanation. Agent-based modelling (ABM) is a method that facilitates exploring the collective effects of individual action selection. The explanatory force of...

Author(s)
Bryson, J. J.; Ando, Y.; Lehmann, H.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences, 2007, 362, 1485, pp 1685-1698
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Deprived environments: developmental insights from primatology.

Author(s)
Novak, M. A.; Meyer, J. S.; Lutz, C.; Tiefenbacher, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990040)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Author(s)
Augustsson, H.; Hau, J.
Citation
Journal of Medical Primatology, 1999, 28, 2, pp 84-90
Abstract

Captive white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus) were placed in a large indoor room without or with deep litter made of wood chips, dried ground maize cob, wood wool or garden peat. Feed was scattered on the bare floor or on the litter and the behaviour of the monkeys was observed. When wood...

Author(s)
Ludes, E.; Anderson, J. R.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1996, 49, 3, pp 293-303

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