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Stereotypic animal behaviour : fundamentals and applications to welfare

Author: Georgia Mason; Jeffrey Rushen
Publisher: Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk edView all editions and formats

This second edition reflects many recent advances, bringing together all new chapters and over 30 contributors.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgia Mason; Jeffrey Rushen
ISBN: 9781845934651 1845934652
OCLC Number: 233939158
Description: xi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: I: Introduction: A decade-or-more's more progress in understanding stereotypies, J Rushen and G MasonPart 1: Normal Animal, Abnormal Environment?1: Stereotypic oral behaviour in captive unguates: Foraging, diet and gastro-intestinal function, R Bergeron, A Badnell-Waters, Equine Consultancy Services, UK, S Lambton, University of Bristol, UK, and G Mason2: Locomotory stereotypies in carnivores: does pacing stem from hunting, ranging or frustrated escape? R Clubb, Care for the Wild International, UK, and S Vickery, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK3: The motivational basis of caged rodents' stereotypies, H Wurbel, Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen, GermanyPart 2: Stereotypies as Pathologies4: Perseveration and Stereotypy - Systems-Level Insights from Clinical Psychology, J Garner, Purdue University, USA5: Social deprivation and social separation: Developmental insights from primatology, M A Novak, J S Meyer, University of Massachusetts, USA, C Lutz and S Tiefenbacher, New England Primate Research Center, USA6: The Neurobiology of Stereotypy I: Environmental Complexity, M H Lewis, M F Presti, University of Florida, USA, J B Lewis, New College of Florida, USA, and C A Turner, University of Michigan, USA7: The Neurophysiology of Stereotypy II - The Role of Stress, S Cabib, Universita "La Sapienza", ItalyPart 3: Treating Stereotypies8: Environmental enrichment as a strategy for mitigating stereotypies in zoo animals: a literature review and meta-analysis, R Swaisgood, Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, San Diego, USA, and D Shepherdson, Oregon Zoo, USA9: Veterinary and pharmacological approaches to abnormal repetitive behaviour , D Mills, University of Lincoln, UK, and A Luescher, Purdue University, USAPart 4: In Conclusion10: Stereotypies in captive animals: Fundamentals and implications for animal welfare, G Mason
Responsibility: edited by Georgia Mason and Jeffrey Rushen.


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"Illustrated with numerous examples, this book questions certain preconceptions and looks at how we can build a future in which mankind has a full role to play within nature."--OIE Bulletin

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