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Cover for Validating a captive elephant welfare index.

This article describes the use of non-invasive methods to assess welfare status and management conditions of elephants in Indian zoos and sanctuaries, and relate these to a welfare index which was further tested around the world. The captive elephant welfare index (CEWI) was used to measure urinary ...

Author(s)
Gurusamy, V.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modernizing human-elephant interactions.

This chapter describes the history and evolution of the human-elephant relationship in terms of regulations, behaviour, health, welfare, attitudes and tourism.

Author(s)
McLean, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elephant tourism, the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ABTA Animal Welfare Guidelines</i>.

This chapter describes the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) welfare guidelines for the nutrition, environment, physical health and behaviour of captive elephants used in the tourism industry.

Author(s)
Jenkinson, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effectiveness of elephant welfare regulations in India.

This chapter describes the current situation of elephants used in tourism in Kerala and Rajasthan in India and the effectiveness of existing welfare regulations.

Author(s)
Sumanth Bindumadhav; Alokparna Sengupta; Shilpa Mahbubani
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visitor expectations and behaviours at elephant camps.

This chapter explores how tourists 'gaze' at elephants at camps in Chiangmai, Thailand. Developing John Urry's (1990) concept of the tourist 'gaze', this chapter explores and explains different behaviours and perceptions of tourists who visit elephant camps in Chiangmai, and how elephant camps and...

Author(s)
Chotmanakul, S.; Ongkhluap, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The expression of identities in pilgrim journeys.

This chapter provides a theoretical framework of pilgrimage based on values and identities. An overview of the concept of values and identity reveals their inter-relationships and importance in a person's choices. Religiosity could be measured by different dimensions and indicators. However, a...

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of companion animals in supporting human patients with non-communicable diseases.

The epidemiology, prevalence, risk factors and the role of companion animals in helping people with cardiovascular diseases, obesity and depression are presented.

Author(s)
Turner, D. C.; Hediger, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Capturing trapped birds.

This chapter describes the equipment and procedures need to capture wild raptors that have been trapped in man-made structures.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Caring for nestlings and hatchlings.

This chapter describes the rearing husbandry of young raptors until they are suitable for release back into the wild.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species overview.

In this chapter, a summary of the common name, scientific name, abbreviation, the normal weight range, the typical diet, and habitat, as well as reproductive details of the common raptors were presented. The species are arranged by continent, but it is very common for a species to be present in...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter

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