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dc.contributor.authorNatelson, Devorah
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-05T20:47:01Z
dc.date.available2018-11-05T20:47:01Z
dc.date.issued2016-05
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12202/4064
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dc.description.abstractHabitat is the driving force in the evolution of any animal species. Indeed, the evolved animal is a direct reflection of the natural habitat within which it is typically found. In zoos, we remove animals from their natural habitats and put them into ones that are foreign to them. When we place these animals into captivity, there are many biological consequences. Primarily, the animals deal with a lot of stress, resulting in stereotypic behaviors. These behaviors are a reflection of animals’ poor welfare when placed in a captive environment. While zoos do benefit the planet in some ways, these are strongly outweighed by the harm caused to the animals in captivity.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipS. Daniel Abraham Honors Programen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherStern College for Womenen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectCaptive mammals.en_US
dc.subjectCaptive mammals --Behavior.en_US
dc.subjectCaptive mammals --Development.en_US
dc.subjectMammals --Habitat.en_US
dc.subjectSocial behavior in animals.en_US
dc.subjectAnimal welfare --Moral and ethical aspects.en_US
dc.subjectCrowding stress in animals.en_US
dc.subjectZoos.en_US
dc.titleBiological Effects of Captivity on Mammalsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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