It would seem that humans and other primates have more in common than we have thought. Even chimpanzees and orangutans have to deal with midlife crises. And research tells us not to view this fact of life so negatively: a midlife crisis has positive aspects as well.
Bats of Britain, Europe and Northwest Africa
This comprehensive handbook presents all 51 bat species that occur across Europe and Northwest Africa. Recent taxonomic advances and new species descriptions are included to this handbook, which is interesting for both specialists and nature enthusiasts.
Giraffes appear to have a small but extremely powerful heart. This allows the blood to be pumped to the head through its long neck. Researchers of the University of Pretoria (South Africa) have discovered this.
There are several ways to discover new animal species, but usually a team of researchers undertakes a goal-oriented search. A British researcher did it differently: He observed monkeys and discovered a new species of chameleons.
Zoo's and aquaria are called to join Earth Hour, which will take place on March 28th from 8.30 p.m. till 9.30 p.m. During this hour everyone (both companies and people at home) are requested to shut down all lights, unless they are completely necessary.
Carrots and sticks
The subtitle 'Principles of animal training' already tell us what this book is about. In 50 case studies the training of companion, working and exotic animals is described.
Animal consultancyJagran B.V. is a consultancy firm for animal science, which was founded in 1992. An animal science engineer aims on optimizing the relationship between animals en humans in: food production (chicken), keeping company (dog), nature management (moorland sheep), recreation (horse), education (tiger).
FieldsThe themes in which we work are: expertise reporting, product and process development, business coaching and education.
EducationOur consultants have a Bachelor, Masters or PhD degree and are educated in either agricultural or veterinary universities.
KnowledgeThe fields of study in which we operate are: animal nutrition & –husbandry, animal welfare & -behavior, legislation (of insurance) & risk analysis, production of animal feed, (agricultural) education and business administration.
ExpertiseThe expertise and experience of our professionals in a variety of disciplines allows us to consider all (zoo)technical, logistical, legal, organizational, social, environmental and economic aspects of your project, in order to subsequently develop sustainable and practical solutions.