- Sidelines. // Nature;1/17/2008, Vol. 451 Issue 7176, p232
The article reports on the change of position by the management of the Nuremberg Zoo regarding the issue of a polar bear named Knut and its newborn cubs, in Germany. After announcing its decision to avoid the media's obsession with Knut and let its cubs to starve, the zoo had a radical change of...
- ANIMALS. // E: The Environmental Magazine;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p27
The article presents the topics and articles featured in the previous issues of the "E" journal which include the "Our Agony Over Animals" in the October 1995 issue, the role of zoos as protectors of animal species in the March-April 2002 issue, and the legal rights of animals in the March-April...
- Welfare Evaluations of Zoo Animals in the Philippines. Almazan, Ronnel R.; Bawingan, Paulina A.; Tai-Jung Lin; Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy // Kafkas Universitesi Veteriner Fakultesi Dergisi;2011, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p409
We have evaluated welfare standards of zoo animals in five major zoological institutions in the Philippines namely Avilon Zoo, Wildlife Rescue Center, Manila Zoo, Zoobic Zoo and Baluarte Zoo. We have interviewed both visitors and zoo keepers to assess animal welfare standards, especially on the...
- WHO BELONGS IN THE ZOO? Lemonick, Michael D.; McDowell, Jeanne; Bjerklie, David // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/19/2006, Issue 24, p48
The article discusses the concerns raised by animal-rights activists and animal-behavior experts on whether animals can really be kept humanely in captivity. The health risks being faced by elephants confined in zoos with limited space are revealed. The reforms undertaken by zoos across the U.S....
- India's 'Dancing Bears' Retire in Animal Rights Victory. // Moderate Voice;12/2/2012, p4
The article reports on the move of the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) and India-based Wildlife SOS to stop the practice of forcing bears to dance on the streets of India. It mentions that the tradition of pushing bears to dance for entertainment started in the 13th century...
- Caring for Knut. // Click;Oct2010, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p15
The article discusses how zookeeper Thomas DÃ¶rflein took care of a polar bear cub named Knut at Zoo Berlin in Germany. It notes that DÃ¶rflein cuddled the cub and tucked him into a heated bed with a fleece blanket. It relates that the zookeeper slept beside Knut so he could feed the animal...
- Animal Rights: An Evolutionary Perspective. Feder, Kenneth L.; Park, Michael Alan // Humanist;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p5
Examines key issues pertaining to animal rights. Controversies surrounding hunting, trapping and furs, farm conditions and the use of animals for medical experimentation, testing of personal care products and human consumption; Prevalence of animal abuse; Animal rights policies.
- Aren't all veterinarians supposed to be advocates for the animals? Barnato, Teri // Animals Today;May-Jul97, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p14
Features the Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights (AVAR). Beliefs of AVAR on animal rights; Relationship with the American Veterinary Medical Association; Position of the AVAR on various animal issues in the United States.
- Animal Rights and Wrongs. Medawar, Peter // Sciences;Mar/Apr77, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p8
Focuses on the animal treatment in Great Britain. Acquisition of statutory rights; Protection of animals; Growth of sentimental literature about animals.