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Vasseur, E.
Publisher
Producteur de Lait Québécois, Longueuil, Canada
Citation
Producteur de Lait Québécois, 2018, 38, 6, pp 30-32
Abstract

This study centers on equestrian show culture in Ontario, Canada, and examines how horses are entangled symbolically and materially in socially constructed hierarchies of value. After examining horse-show social relations and practices, the paper traces the connections among equestrian culture,...

Author(s)
Coulter, K.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Society & Animals, 2014, 22, 2, pp 135-152
Abstract

Among cooperatively breeding species, delayed dispersal provides an opportunity for older siblings to help rear young. There is considerable variation in the extent to which cooperative breeders delay dispersal, however, and while delayed dispersal may be a consequence of adaptive evolution...

Author(s)
Sparkman, A. M.; Adams, J. R.; Steury, T. D.; Waits, L. P.; Murray, D. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2012, 83, 4, pp 1091-1098
Abstract

Similar to other primate species, captive cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) are prone to becoming overweight. The relationship between body condition and feeding behaviour in group-housed animals has not been reported. This study evaluated the effect of daily feeding routines on behaviour...

Author(s)
Bauer, S. A.; Pearl, D. L.; Leslie, K. E.; Fournier, J.; Turner, P. V.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2012, 46, 3, pp 193-199
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Author(s)
Mason, G. J.; Bahlmann, K.; Dawson, L.; Dallaire, J. A.; Meagher, R. K.; Bowyer, S.; Diez-Leon, M.; Campbell, D.
Publisher
International Fur Animal Scientific Association, Tjele, Denmark
Citation
Scientifur, 2012, 36, 3/4, pp 491
Abstract

An isozyme study was conducted on a natural population of the solitary trap-nesting wasp, A. antilope. The inbreeding coefficient was estimated to be 0.757 over 7 loci from 322 diploid individuals collected from 108 trap nests in Ontario, Canada. This inbreeding coefficient corresponds to a...

Author(s)
Chapman, T. W.; Stewart, S. C.
Citation
Heredity, 1996, 76, 1, pp 65-69
Abstract

Parental male burying beetles, Nicrophorus spp., are presented with a dilemma when conspecific females intrude on their nests. Although these females provide males with additional mating opportunities, they also pose a threat to the survival of the male's brood. In order to examine the sexual...

Author(s)
Robertson, I. C.
Citation
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 1994, 67, 4, pp 418-420

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