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Background: Dominance is one of the most pervasive concepts in the study of wolf social behaviour but recently its validity has been questioned. For some authors, the bonds between members of wolf families are better described as parent-offspring relationships and the concept of dominance should be ...

Author(s)
Cafazzo, S.; Lazzaroni, M.; Marshall-Pescini, S.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2016, 4, 2113, pp e2113
Abstract

Procedures that increase foraging and exploratory behaviours are generally accepted as effective at improving welfare and reducing stereotypies in captive animals. To determine the effect of food and toy enrichment on the behaviour and hormonal levels of maned wolves (Chrysocyon brachyurus), 11...

Author(s)
Vasconcellos, A. S.; Guimarães, M. A. B. V.; Oliveira, C. A.; Pizzutto, C. S.; Ades, C.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2009, 18, 3, pp 289-300
Abstract

In November, 1948, a conference on methodology and techniques for the study of animal societies was sponsored jointly by the New York Academy of Sciences and the New York Zoological Society, and the proceedings have now appeared in the form of 12 papers. The main theme, the study of animal...

Author(s)
SCOTT, J. P.; et al.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1950, 51, pp 1001-1122