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Häggkvist, Madeleine, 2012. Förstudie för utvärdering av jaktberikning på Parken Zoo. First cycle, G2E. Skara: SLU, Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

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The aim with this study is to prepare for a larger study, by gathering information about hunting enrichment, discuss which enrichment Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna have that are suitable to use in the larger study and report which observation methods that are used in other articles. In the larger study, the focus will lie on evaluation methods and measurable results. They have, during several years at Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna, developed different types of hunting enrichments for their carnivores, because hunting is a natural behavior that is hard to accommodate in captivity. The bigger project will integrate other zoos so that they can do a study on a larger group of animals, and because a lot of other studies in the same field only capture the results of few individuals. In this literature study you will read about the goals of enrichment, research that have been done on enrichment for felids and review several specific articles about hunting enrichment for felids.

Main title:Förstudie för utvärdering av jaktberikning på Parken Zoo
Authors:Häggkvist, Madeleine
Supervisor:Isaksson, Daniel
Examiner:Wichman, Anette
Series:Studentarbete / Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Institutionen för husdjurens miljö och hälsa
Volume/Sequential designation:427
Year of Publication:2012
Level and depth descriptor:First cycle, G2E
Student's programme affiliation:VK002 Ethology and Animal Welfare - Bachelor's Programme 180 HEC
Department:(VH) > Dept. of Animal Environment and Health
Keywords:kattdjur, jakt, berikning
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-1700
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-1700
Subjects:Animal husbandry
Animal ecology
Language:Swedish
Deposited On:02 Oct 2012 10:06
Metadata Last Modified:02 Oct 2012 10:06

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