Tuesday, 16 May 2017

ARTICLE: Why big cats in a zoo can get bored

When you visit the zoo the next time, observe how a tiger or leopard behaves. If the animal paces up and down on a straight path and pauses for a while, rotates its head, gnaws at its paws and snaps at other animals, then the prized prisoner is displaying stereotypical behaviour of a big cat that is it is bored and suffering from stress.


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