By Francoise Wemelsfelder (auth.), Michael W. Fox D.Sc., Ph.D., B.Vet.Med., MRCVS, Linda D. Mickley B.S. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400949987

ISBN-13: 9789400949980

ISBN-10: 940108713X

ISBN-13: 9789401087131

This e-book, the 1st in an annual sequence, written via academicians­ scientists, philosophers and others-is now not meant solely for an­ imal welfarists and conservationists. because it is written* through students, it's going to attract a variety of educational readers who're concerned with animals for clinical, monetary, altruistic, and different purposes. whereas this primary quantity can't conceal the complete spectrum of animal welfare science-related subject matters, it does, in its range of con­ tributions, show the multi-faceted and interdisciplinary nature of the topic of this new sequence. certainly, animals are as a lot an essential component of society as we're established upon them. the various interfaces among us and the billions of animals below our dominion (as good because the surroundings upon which the welfare of human and non-human animals alike is eventually de­ pendent) have their separate beneficial properties: trapping and natural world deal with­ ment; laboratory animal study; whaling and fishing; veterinary perform; agriculture and farm animal husbandry; horse racing and the possession of animal partners; the propagation of captive natural world and their maintenance within the wild; using animals as partners and for the needs of vicarious entertainment.

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5. Both children S. 5 respectively. Both groups possessed relatively little knowledge of endangered species. Children were relatively able to recognize a variety of animal species. At least 85% correctly identified a bluejay, swan, rattlesnake, eagle, raccoon, dolphin, wolf and monarch butterfly. Almost threequarters correctly identified a duck, although only 28% recognized it as a mallard duck. On the other hand, only 8% could identify a great blue heron, just one-third recognized a duck-billed platypus, and only 15% knew a bobwhite.

These four conditions were intended as a study of configurations of rearing conditions as they are practiced in real life by parents and experienced by children. All four conditions resulted in more symbolic altruism than the control condition where no forms of teaching were done. One of the four configurations of rearing conditions produced a significantly higher frequency of real helping behavior from the children and more verbal expressions of sympathetic feelings than the other three conditions.

Cat gets caught in the window well and girl cries with concern. 5. Dog sneezes and child brings Kleenex to blow its nose. 6. A dead goldfinch lies on the doorstep. " and keeps looking at it with a furrowed brow-kind of sad-like. 7. The dog comes in making little crying sounds. The child turns around and says very sympathetically, "What's the matter, Lady? " 8. Mother is rough housing with the dog and hits a sore spot. He yelps, the mother tries to console and the girl comforts the dog as well. 9.

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