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Understanding attitudes toward sharks and the factors associated with them is important for promoting positive attitudes and support for conservation initiatives. We aimed to investigate attitudes toward two different shark species in an Australian context: white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias, a...

Author(s)
Busque, B. le; Roetman, P.; Dorrian, J.; Litchfield, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2022, 35, 2, pp 323-334
Abstract

Ticks vector a greater variety of pathogens than any other arthropod group, making them a significant threat to the public, companion animals and wildlife. Surveying wildlife habitats and areas commonly used for recreation for the presence of ticks and the pathogens that they carry is essential to...

Author(s)
Richardson, E. A.; Buttrick, D. J.; Shablin, S. A.; Jabot, B.; Taylor, C. E.; Martin, E. M.; Keiser, C. N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2022, 186, pp 85-92
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Free-ranging owned dogs are a conservation concern worldwide, but knowledge on their movement ecology is only recently increasing. To examine unsupervised dog movements into wilderness, we attached Global Positioning System devices to 33 village and four rural dogs on a sub-Antarctic island in...

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Schüttler, E.; Saavedra-Aracena, L.; Jiménez, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2022, 250,
Abstract

Although cinema narrative represents a fundamental communication tool in framing public opinion, whether a negative representation of certain species in the context of animal-horror movies might increase the attitudinal hostilities towards them remains an aspect of wildlife perception that is...

Author(s)
Chiacchio, M.; Pigoni, A.
Publisher
British Ecological Society, London, UK
Citation
People and Nature, 2022, 4, 3, pp 701-710
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Animal cafés, a type of business where customers pay by the hour to spend time relaxing with nonhuman animals and other animal lovers, became popular in Japan during the late 2000s as part of the iyashi, or healing, boom. Young Japanese customers in need of positive affective experiences to address ...

Author(s)
Robinson, A. S.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Society & Animals, 2022, 30, 3, pp 340-356
Abstract

People keep pets for companionship, recreation and protection rather than for the specific healthcare considerations. However, a sizable body of literature supports the idea that companion animals can improve overall quality of life, including physical, social and psychological health. This...

Author(s)
Assad, N. I.
Publisher
Edizioni ETS, Pisa, Italy
Citation
Dog Behavior, 2022, 7, 3, pp 1-12
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Dog trials and competitions involve various sport disciplines, e.g., obedience, agility, working dog trials and rally obedience. Dog handlers navigate their dogs through physically and mentally demanding tasks. The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of barriers and...

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Essner, A.; Kjellerstedt, C.; Hesbach, A. L.; Svensson, K.; Igelström, H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2022, 9, 5,
Abstract

Scuba diving is a form of ecotourism that has demonstrably negative impacts on benthic sessile organisms through diver-induced mechanical damage, but we know relatively less about the direct and indirect impacts of divers on fishes and the communities they live in. Damselfishes (Pomacentridae) are...

Author(s)
Giglio, V. J.; Blumstein, D. T.; Motta, F. S.; Pereira-Filho, G. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 2022, 549,
Abstract

Visitors are normally a prominent and constant feature in a zoo animals' environment with more than 700 million people visiting zoos and aquariums worldwide, annually. Animal-visitor interactions can be enriching and stimulating and are now considered within the Five Domains of animal welfare...

Author(s)
Williams, E.; Carter, A.; Rendle, J.; Ward, S. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2021, 236,
Abstract

The sound environment of a zoo animal is a complex milieu of animal and human-generated sounds; coming from the species itself, other species, visitors, keepers and other zoo-users. Research determining how different components of the sound environment affect animal behaviour is surprisingly...

Author(s)
Rose, P.; Badman-King, A.; Hurn, S.; Rice, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2021, 40, 5, pp 363-375

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