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Research into the effectiveness of zoo Ambassador Animal Programs (AAPs) has typically investigated human or animal factors separately. This study took a multi-dimensional approach and aimed primarily to (1) determine whether change in visitor knowledge was influenced by the type of experience...

Author(s)
Whitehouse-Tedd, K. M.; Lozano-Martinez, J.; Reeves, J.; Page, M.; Martin, J. H.; Prozesky, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2022, 35, 2, pp 307-322
Abstract

Wildlife tourism provides an opportunity to offset conservation costs and promote co-existence between people and wildlife. To promote conservation through wildlife tourism, one can use flagship species; charismatic species that increase awareness and public recognition of a site, and stimulate...

Author(s)
Meer, E. van der; Badza, M. N.; Ndhlovu, A.
Publisher
Southern African Wildlife Management Association, Bloubergstrand, South Africa
Citation
African Journal of Wildlife Research, 2016, 46, 2, pp 121-134
Abstract

The royal palace museums of the Grassfields' Kingdoms of West Region of Cameroon are well recognized for the preservation of culturally significant objects and practices. To date, the role of palace museums in wildlife conservation has received little consideration. Herein, a preliminary study into ...

Author(s)
Poumie, M. M. M.; Coals, P.; Meutchieye, F.; Fokam, O. M.
Publisher
Cameroon Academy of Sciences, Province, Cameroon
Citation
Journal of the Cameroon Academy of Sciences, 2021, 16, 3, pp 249-261
Abstract

There is substantial differentiation across Namibian community conservancies in the costs and returns from living with wildlife. Real returns rose between 1998 and 2017, albeit unevenly. Those bordering national parks, and with higher game counts, earned more. Large livestock predators (lion,...

Author(s)
Nattrass, N.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
South African Journal of Economics, 2020, 89, 2, pp 282-300
Abstract

Fishing is a source of food, recreation, community development, wealth and cultural values in various countries of the world. Recreational Fishing, also called Sport Fishing, is fishing for pleasure or recreation. It is the fastest growing segment in the tourism industry with an annual growth rate...

Author(s)
Madhu Sharma; Subhash Verma; Prasanjeet Dhar
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, 2020, 35, 4, pp 270-272
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Tuberculosis, both in humans and animals, continues to evolve with varying degrees of incidence, in correlation with different risk factors (social, economic, ecological, political), in certain areas, even with an emergent character. In this epidemiological complex, an important role in the spread...

Author(s)
Rapuntean, S.; Rapuntean, G.
Publisher
Multimedia Business Corporation, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Romanian Journal of Veterinary Medicine & Pharmacology, 2019, 2, 16, pp 79-97
Abstract

Cheetahs should be conserved as drivers of biodiversity conservation and as instruments of nature based tourism development. Only 7 500 cheetahs remain worldwide and their numbers continue to decrease. The species is currently listed as vulnerable, but is close to re-listing as endangered. In South ...

Author(s)
Buk, K.; Marnewick, K.
Publisher
Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Africa Insight, 2010, 39, 4, pp 212-224
Abstract

The opportunity to observe or interact with animals in a zoo is often vital in influencing visitors' positive feelings towards animals and ultimately their conservation behavior. This study explores the relationship between observed animal behavior and zoo visitors' responses. A self-administered...

Author(s)
Luebke, J. F.; Watters, J. V.; Packer, J.; Miller, L. J.; Powell, D. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Visitor Studies, 2016, 19, 1, pp 60-76
Abstract

Interactions between cheetahs, Acinonyx jubatus, and tourists were recorded during the period 5 January-14 March 2002 in Masai Mara, Kenya. Focus was put on how the number of vehicles and the distance between vehicles and cheetahs affected cheetah behaviour. The results show that behaviours like...

Author(s)
Rönn, J.
Publisher
Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) International Office, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Minor Field Studies - International Office, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2002, No.210, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

Prescribed fire is an important management tool in east Africa as a way to improve foraging conditions for herbivores, and to make wildlife easier for tourists to observe and photograph. Although past research has investigated the factors influencing herbivore use of post-fire vegetation, the...

Author(s)
Green, D. S.; Roloff, G. J.; Heath, B. R.; Holekamp, K. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Management, 2015, 79, 2, pp 235-242

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