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Mutual ornamentation, sexual selection, and social dominance in the black swan
We investigated the adaptive significance of a sexually monomorphic ornament in the black swan Cygnus atratus. Both sexes grow curled feathers on their wings (range 7--22 curled feathers per wing),Expand
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Social Interactions in Zoo-Housed Elephants: Factors Affecting Social Relationships
Simple Summary In the wild, elephants live in large, complex social groups. Herds consist of a mixed structure of related females and their calves. One area of concern regarding the maintenance ofExpand
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Exploring the relationship between personality and social interactions in zoo-housed elephants: Incorporation of keeper expertise
Abstract Individual animal personalities affect experiences of zoo environments, and thus potentially welfare. Incorporating keeper knowledge of animal personality in a reliable way has great valueExpand
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Amphibians and Reptiles in Minnesota
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NEW AND UPDATED RECORDS FOR AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES IN MINNESOTA, USA
Following the publication of the revised edition of “Amphibians and Reptiles in Minnesota” by Moriarty and Hall (2014), we accessioned several new or updated records at the Bell Museum of NaturalExpand
Understanding Temporal Social Dynamics in Zoo Animal Management: An Elephant Case Study
Simple Summary Zoo animal management can lead to disruption in social groups and poor individual welfare. Animals who display natural fluctuations in their wild social structure may be more difficultExpand