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- Harper, Laura, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Animal behaviour 2016 v.117 pp. 197-209
- Canidae; Ursidae; captive animals; carnivores; data collection; databases; foraging; home range; infant mortality; risk factors; stereotyped behavior; territoriality; zoos
- ... In captive conditions (e.g. zoos), some Carnivora species typically show negligible stereotypic behaviour (SB) and reproduce successfully, while others tend to reproduce poorly and be very stereotypic. We used comparative methods to identify species level risk factors for SB and captive infant mortality (CIM). Candidate predictor variables were natural ranging behaviour, territoriality, aspects of ...