Adaptation of Blind Brown Bears to a New Environment and Its Residents: Stereotypy and Play as Welfare Indicators

Fourteen European brown bears (Ursus arctos) were confiscated in Turkey in October 1993. Three bears--1 female and 2 males--were blind and showed mainly stereotypies and behavior toward others that was passive, aggressive, or both. These blind bears were transported to the Zoo in the Netherlands and...

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Published in:Ursus, Vol. 10 (1998), p. 579-587
Main Author: Koene, Paul
Format: electronic Article
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
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