The authors of this study applied both empirical and modeling approaches to track illegal elephant killing at a regional and continental level. 75% of sites showed a population decline since [...] READ MORE
This study tested whether dogs displayed jealous behaviors when their human companions attended to three different objects, including a stuffed dog. The dogs did display more aggression towards the stuffed [...] READ MORE
In this study, the vocalizations of 22-week-old piglets were recorded while they were subjected to mild stress conditions of cold, pain, and hunger. The vocalizations were analyzed with computer software, [...] READ MORE
This literature review examines the effects of invasive plants on insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. 90% of arthropods are plant-eaters who depend on specific species. They decreased three times as often [...] READ MORE
This study surveyed veterinary clients on cat behavior problems, cat toy availability, and the frequency and duration of human-cat play sessions. No correlation was found between behavior problems and spay/neuter [...] READ MORE
This literature review argues that non-Western cultural perspectives of animals should be incorporated into global concepts of animal ethics. Using Nigerian Yoruban culture as a case study, the authors explore [...] READ MORE
This literature review analyzed data from previous orca studies to determine the impacts of noise from large shipping vessels upon respiration, speed, directness, deviation, and surface-active behavior. The whales showed [...] READ MORE
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