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Articles on Environmental Enrichment

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This is a collection of articles on Environmental Enrichment from JAAWS in relation to the studies of the human-animal relationship. The Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science (JAAWS) is the leading peer-reviewed journal on the science of animal welfare for veterinarians, scientists and public policy makers. It presents articles and reports on practices that demonstrably enhance the welfare of wildlife, companion animals and animals used in research, agriculture and zoos.

Perez, B. C., Mehrkam, L. R., Foltz, A. R., & Dorey, N. R. (2018). Effects of Enrichment Presentation and Other Factors on Behavioral Welfare of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata). Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(2), 130-140.

An Empirical Case Study Examining Effectiveness of Environmental Enrichment in Two Captive Australian Sea Lions (Neophoca cinerea). Bradley P. Smith & Carla A. Litchfield. Volume 13, Issue 2. Pages 103-122.

Controllability in Environmental Enrichment for Captive Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Elaine N. Videan, Jo Fritz, Melanie L. Schwandt, Heather F. Smith & Sue Howell. Volume 8, Issue 2. Pages 117-130.

Destructible Toys as Enrichment for Captive Chimpanzees. Linda Brent & Adam Stone. Volume 1, Issue 1. Pages 5-14.

Effects of Environmental Enrichment for Mice: Variation in Experimental Results. Heleen A. Van de Weerd, Emma L. Aarsen, Anne Mulder, Cas L. J. J. Kruitwagen, Coenraad F. M. Hendriksen & Vera Baumans. Volume 5, Issue 2. Pages 87-109.

Effects of Selected Behavioral Enrichment Devices on Behavior of Western Lowland Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Matthew B. Rooney & Jonathan Sleeman. Volume 1, Issue 4. Pages 339-351.

Effects of Single-Use and Group-Use Enrichment on Stereotypy and Intragroup Aggressive and Affiliative Behaviors of a Social Group of Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) at the Singapore Zoo. John Sha, Sharleen Han, Diana Marlena, Julienne Kee. Volume 15, Issue 4. Pages 358-371.

Enriching Tortoises: Assessing Color Preference. Luiza F. Passos, Humberto Espirito Santo Mello & Robert John Young. Volume 17, Issue 3. Pages 274-281.

Enrichment and Primate Centers: Closing the Gap Between Research and Practice. Kate Baker. Volume 10, Issue 1. Pages 49-54.

Enrichment for Giant Pacific Octopuses: Happy as a Clam? Roland C. Anderson & James B. Wood. Volume 4, Issue 2. Pages 157-168.

Environmental Enrichment Alters the Behavioral Profile of Ratsnakes (Elaphe). Lynn M. Almli & Gordon M. Burghardt. Volume 9, Issue 2. Pages 85-109.

Environmental Enrichment for Captive Animals. Chris M. Sherwin. Volume 2, Issue 3. Pages 243-245.

Environmental Enrichment for Dendrobatid Frogs. Kristiina Hurme, Kittzie Gonzalez, Mark Halvorsen, Bruce Foster, Don Moore & B. Diane Chepko-Sade. Volume 6, Issue 4. Pages 285-299.

Environmental Enrichment for Laboratory Animals . Paul Townsend. Volume 1, Issue 2. Pages 179-181.

Environmental Enrichment for New World Primates: Introducing Food-Irrelevant Objects and Direct and Secondary Effects. Michael J. Renner, Adam J. Feiner, Mark G. Orr & Beth A. Delaney. Volume 3, Issue 1. Pages 23-32.

Human Interaction as Environmental Enrichment for Pair-Housed Wolves and Wolf–Dog Crosses. Lindsay R. Mehrkam, Nicolle T. Verdi & Clive D. L. Wynne. Volume 17, Issue 1. Pages 43-58.

Improving the Welfare of Captive Macaques (Macaca sp.) Through the Use of Water as Enrichment. James G. Robins & Corri D. Waitt. Volume 14, Issue 1. Pages 75-84.

The Development of a Novel Form of Mouse Cage Enrichment. Matthew C. Leach, Neil Ambrose, Verity J. Bowell & David B. Morton. Volume 3, Issue 2. Pages 81-91.

The Influence of Environmental Enrichment on Chinese Visitor Behavior. Gareth Davey, Peter Henzi & Louise Higgins. Volume 8, Issue 2. Pages 131-140.

The Use of Cage Enrichment to Reduce Male Mouse Aggression. Neil Ambrose & David B. Morton. Volume 3, Issue 2. Pages 117-125.

Use of Temporary and Semipermanent Enrichment Objects by Five Chimpanzees. Crickette Sanz, Amanda Blicher, Karen Dalke, Louise Gratton-Fabbri, Tami McClure-Richards & Roger S. Fouts. Volume 2, Issue 1. Pages 1-11.

Environmental Enrichments for a Group of Captive Macaws: Low Interaction Does Not Mean Low Behavioral Changes; Jéssica Reimer, Caroline Marques Maia & Eliana Ferraz Santos

Olfactory Enrichment in California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus): An Effective Tool for Captive Welfare? Mystera M. Samuelson, Lisa K. Lauderdale, Kelly Pulis, Moby Solangi, Tim Hoffland & Heidi Lyn

Tailored Enrichment Strategies and Stereotypic Behavior in Captive Individually Housed Macaques (Macaca spp.); Tessa H. Cannon, Michael Heistermann, Shala J. Hankison, Kimberley J. Hockings & Matthew R. McLennan

 Environmental Enrichment Effect on Fecal Glucocorticoid Metabolites and Captive Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) Behavior; Carlyle Mendes Coelho, Cristiano Schetini de Azevedo, Marcelo Alcino de Barros Vaz Guimarães & Robert John Young


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