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Environmental influence in animal contests
(University of Plymouth, 2012)
Contests between individual animals over the possession of particular limited resources have played an important role in shaping the evolution of life history, morphology and ecology of the vast majority of animal taxa. ...
Environmental factors and patterns of behaviour in zoo-housed Sumatran tigers, Panthera tigris sumatrae
(University of Plymouth, 2010)
This study investigated how increased environmental predictability in captivity can impact upon animal behaviour. ‘Busyness’ was piloted as a method of measuring activity in relation to environmental factors and observations ...