Captive chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) behavior as a function of space per animal and enclosure type.

Abstract

Space per animal, or animal density, and enclosure type are important elements of functionally appropriate captive environments (FACEs) for chimpanzees. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommends that captive chimpanzees be maintained in areas of >250 ft2 /animal. Several studies have investigated chimpanzee behavior in relation to space per animal… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22749

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