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And de Passille, A. M. . Domestic animals’ fear of humans and its effect on their welfare. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. :–. Ryder, R. D. . Measuring animal welfare. J. Appl. Anim. Welf. Sci. :–. Sandoe, P. . Quality of life: Three competing views. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice :–. , and Simonsen, H. P. . Assessing animal welfare: Where does science end and philosophy begin? Anim. Welf. :–. Sapolsky, R. M. . Why zebras don’t get ulcers: A guide to stress, stress related diseases, and coping.
Control, choice, and assessments of the value of behavioral management to nonhuman primates in captivity. J. Appl. Anim. Welf. Sci. :–. Schmid, J. . Keeping circus elephants temporarily in paddocks: The effects on their behaviour. Anim. Welf. :–. ———. . Hands off, hands on: Some aspects of keeping elephants. Int. Zoo News :–. Sellinger, R. , and Ha, J. C. . The effects of visitor density and intensity on the behavior of two captive Jaguars (Panthera onca). J. Appl.
Real to the visitor but to the animal . . ” While hard to admit, zoo professionals’ assumptions, best intentions, expertise, and great affection for animals do not necessarily mean that all individual captive animals are thriving. Our challenge is to develop and utilize accurate measurements of well-being and to provide conditions that will promote welfare for all animals in our care. Today, while exhibits are larger and more cosmetically appealing to humans, they still may not be fully relevant to their residents.
Animal Traction by Peter Watson