Animal Behavior
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...Animal Behavior: Chimps, Dogs, and Humans In the Shadow of Man Goodall (2000) mentioned several examples by which chimpanzees and humans were similar, one superior to the other, or where each was in a league of its own and, therefore, incomparable. Based on the observations recounted in her book, chimpanzees and humans were similar because, among other characteristics, they used and modified tools, hunted, and ate meat. Her discovery (p. 32-34) was based on the behavior of David Graybeard, the name she gave to a dominant chimpanzee who was obviously a leader. For many years, scientists never thought that chimpanzees, like all the other...
Animal Behavior (Biology)
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...Animal Behavior a) Explain the requirements for the evolution of sneaking behavior by the process of natural selection. When taking this premise into consideration it is important to keep in mind that evolution can be thought of as genetic change over time. In order to consider sneaking behavior using that theory sexual selection encompassing sneaking behavior must be considered. Roche clarifies this when he writes "Sexual selection is distinguished from natural selection by Charles Darwin" (2006) Further, when contemplating the idea presented by Roche and considering evolutionary requirements it is imperative to know that sexual selection and evolutionary requirements... and imminent...
Research Paper on Animal Behavior
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...Animal Behavior Research The scientific study of animal behavior focuses on the mechanisms underlying the interaction of animals with each other, other living beings as well as the environment they live in. It specifically explores how animals can relate to other organisms and includes various topics such as reproduction, survival instincts and development. Research in animal behavior gathers methodologies and questions of analysis in diverse subjects, establishing boundaries in psychology, physiology, evolutionary biology and ecology. Scientists trained in this field are able to integrate various types of information which provides experience in analysing and modelling various... ? The Graham Investor...
Animal Behavior
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...animals and the effects on humans are also examined in technical terms. The article does, therefore, succeed in achieving the stated objective of describing current experimental work in the area. Thus the writers have been able to provide me as a reader a more exhaustive understanding of the topic as well as the magnitude of scientific studies that have been undertaken on it. The article also suggests some directions in which future experimentation should proceed and makes a forceful... Consciousness and Neuroscience The article, “Consciousness and Neuroscience,” by Francis Crick and Christof Koch sets out to suggest an approach for neuroscientists to solve the mystery of consciousness. The article also...
Animal Memory
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...animals (Physorg.com). This experiment can serve as a starting point for more researches on neural networks that enable animals to learn from the environment. This effort requires neuroscientists to look into the brain functions of live animals. Scrub jays are known to store or cache foods for their consumption. An experiment by Clayton et al. showed a resemblance of rationality in the part of the scrub jays regarding their food caching behavior. Scrub jays were made to cache perishable and non-perishable foods in distinct trays. Upon retrieval of these food types, scrub jays appeared to display rationality by picking first... Animal Memory Whenever the existence and extent of memory of animals is...
Animal Memory
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...animals (Physorg.com). This experiment can serve as a starting point for more researches on neural networks that enable animals to learn from the environment. This effort requires neuroscientists to look into the brain functions of live animals. Scrub jays are known to store or cache foods for their consumption. An experiment by Clayton et al. showed a resemblance of rationality in the part of the scrub jays regarding their food caching behavior. Scrub jays were made to cache perishable and non-perishable foods in distinct trays. Upon retrieval of these food types, scrub jays appeared to display rationality by picking first... Animal Memory Whenever the existence and extent of memory of animals is...
Animal rights
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...animals in the category of subject of life. Animals are subject-of-life. In reality, common sense should apply in such instances. Firstly, the behavior of both human beings and animals are the same; human beings and animals have a psychological supportive linkage that explains the similarity between the two. Firstly, the behavior of both humans and animals are the same; human beings and animals have a psychological supportive linkage that explains their similarity. It should be noted that if the rights of human beings are founded in the rights of who they are, then the rights of animals... Saeed Almarar Dr. Gillete ENG 108 MW 9:AM 4/20 Animal Rights Introduction The world holds a strong position with...
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...Animal Behavior Importance of the Study of Animal Behavior I write this letter to express the need of including research in animal behavior in the new research institute. I firmly believe that the study of animal behavior is not only important in understanding human behavior but also in the treatment of human behavioral disorders in future. As briefly stated above, my first reason for my belief in the need to include animal behavior research in the research institute is the importance of such research in understanding human behavior. This understanding is the foundation of behavioral approach in solving human problems. The basis of this approach is that since all behavior... Importance of the Study of...
Scientific Experimentation & Animal Welfare
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...animals to be fairly flexible in social behavior, the research of Kummer of hamadryas baboons’ social organizations, also in various natural and unnatural environments, discovered those in their natural habitats to be quite fixed in social patterns (Fedigan 46-47). Such conflicting discoveries raise a controversial issue in the field of primate behavior—how to identify the ‘normal’ behavior of nonhuman primates? In addition, if certain primates show varying behavior tendencies in different settings... Scientific Experimentation of Nonhuman Primates Introduction Scientific research on nonhuman primates did not draw much of the attention of scientists engaged in human behavior research, and...
Human and Animal Interrelationships
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...animals solely depends on one’s viewpoint. Ethicist suggests that evaluating the living condition of animals using emotional provides a valid starting point. More importantly, it is imperative to refer to the knowledge of animal behavior. In the US, calls for humane treatment of farm animal were ignited by the broadcasts of video on various poultry farms that reveal inhumane treatment. The revelation has sparked condemnation from animal rights activists. Scientific debates have raised different views on proper handling and housing of farm animal (Webster, 2007). Most factory farms are driven by profits motives... Human and Animal Interrelationships al Affiliation) Should it matter how animals are housed ...
The relationship between animal play and human play
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...behavior and animal behavior have revealed that play is not just limited to human beings but is as much a part of animal behavior as it is a part of human behavior. There is a strong relationship between human play and animal play. The importance of play in human and animal life has been explored in depth by cultural historian Johan Huizinga and social scientist Stuart Brown, in their texts on play. Huizinga, in his article “Nature and significance of play as a cultural... Introduction Play is one of the most pleasurable activities in human life. Play has the potential to make human beings forget their worries and tensions for sometime, and enjoy the moment to its fullest. However, studies on human...
The relationship between animal play and human play
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...behavior and animal behavior have revealed that play is not just limited to human beings but is as much a part of animal behavior as it is a part of human behavior. There is a strong relationship between human play and animal play. The importance of play in human and animal life has been explored in depth by cultural historian Johan Huizinga and social scientist Stuart Brown, in their texts on play. Huizinga, in his article “Nature and significance of play as a cultural... ?Introduction Play is one of the most pleasurable activities in human life. Play has the potential to make human beings forget their worries and tensions for sometime, and enjoy the moment to its fullest. However, studies on human...
Animal Behaviour Questionnaire Assignment #3
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...Animal Behavior 2. Researchers have always been baffled by the true purpose of the lion’s mane and even though it is thought to be a sexually selected advantage, newer studies have brought to light some of the other main objectives and necessities for the existence of the lion’s mane. Darker mane meant that the lion were more mature and had higher testosterone levels and naturally the female lions were drawn to the dark maned models. This was primarily because females preferred more mature and stronger males compared to light colored and presumably weaker male lions since the former would be able to lend protection and also show sexual vitality and...
Animal abuse in circuses
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...animals are confined to living conditions that are nothing but detrimental. In the wild an elephant typically walks 30 – 60 miles per day, but in a circus setup such a thing is impossible (Lydersen, 2007) which is detrimental to their health. The elephants that are used in the circuses have no freedom to take long walks, instead they spend most of the time chained and locked in cramped places. In their research, Price and Stoinski (2007) have confirmed that group sizes have a considerable effect on the “behavior, welfare and reproductive success” of the captive animals. In their research on welfare of carnivores in captivity, Clubb and Mason (2003) determined... ? Topic: Animal Abuse in Circuses...
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...Animal Behavior Introduction “Behavior” is an intentional directed response exhibited by an organism in relation to the environment. These exhibited responses could be chemical or physical. Observed behaviors are extensive and most elaborate. Consequently, animal behavior is presented by various zoological studies as expression of an intended effort for adapting or adjusting to the various internal and external environmental conditions, also described as an organism’s response to a stimulus. In the same context it is also described as inclusion of everything that animals do notwithstanding the size of the animal. Using scientific methods of study... Contrasting Scientific Versus Popular Views of Animal...
Honest in Animal and Human Communication
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...ANIMAL AND HUMAN COMMUNICATION Honest In Animal and Human Communication Communication is so general and it entails cue, information, response, and signal. Cue is regarded as the act of behavior of other organisms which is only effective when the effect has evolved to be affected by the act (Reby and McComb, 2003). Information in communication simply means uncertainty reduction. On the hand, response is the effect of an act portrayed by another organism which could have evolved to be affected since a different act had evolved to affect this act (Reby and McComb, 2003). Lastly, signal would be described as an act that that influences behavior of other organisms and which could have evolved... ? HONEST IN...
Animal Cruelty
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...Animal Cruelty Animal cruelty is the act of being abusive to animals. This abusive behavior towards animals is broad range that includes inflicting pain to animals which includes recreation animal fighting such as dog fight, killing them for body parts such as their ivory for elephants and fur for tigers and bears. Cruelty towards animals is not only sadistic but also a symptom of violence and being such, should be stopped. Animal cruelty should be stopped particularly to animals which we regard as pets and members of...
Evolution and culture
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...behavior in all species by considering the evolutionary advantages of social behaviors. It is considered a branch of biology & sociology, and it draws from ethology, evolution, zoology, population genetics, archeology, and other disciplines. Sociobiology is closely related to the fields of Human behavioral ecology and evolutionary psychology, within the study of human societies. Sociobiology gave rise to many new and advanced theories, in the process of studying the behaviors, psychology and evolution changes in animals and other perspectives in human beings. Some of the important theories and principles used... Sociobiology is a synthesis of scientific disciplines that explains...
Research for the Environment
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...animals and their habitats. It also causes illnesses as people breathe air with harmful gases that can hurt their lungs and health (Watts,2012). Pollution depletes resources that are useful to mankind. Therefore, We need to control it to save the environment before the existence of man and nature got hampered. Animal behavior is concerned with understanding development and behavior in organisms. Animal migration is a mechanism for moving animals from unfavorable conditions. It brings adult animals back to their ancestral homes (Kacelnick,1992). Availability of these organisms out of disturbed areas... Evaluating Information Sources Pollution adds impurities to the environment. Pollution harms plants and...
Roadkill
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...animals on roads. There are two very important mitigation measures that must be taken to prevent road kill. One is bringing positive change to vehicle owner’s behavior, and second is changing animal behavior. Vehicle owner’s behavior can be changed by informing drivers about the consequences of road kill and spreading awareness in the society through seminars and media. Such places should be supported with road signs, proper signals and speed bumps where wildlife loiters on roads frequently. Roads may be colored so light that animals are more visible, and may also be protected with...
Animal welfare
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...animal welfare in terms of the body has limitations such as (a) environment and genetics can create wanted physical outcomes but the animal’s mental state is in jeopardy, (b) some physical parameters such as plasma cortisol and heart rate are difficult to interpret because they can be influenced by the negative and positive experiences (Hewson 496). Animal welfare thus integrates the state of the animal’s body and the feelings. Feelings such as fear and frustration form the basis of the animal welfare; if the animal is feeling well then it is faring well. Feelings in animal welfare measures the outcomes like behavior; behavioral outcomes entail things... such as the willingness to work and...
Animal acommodation
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...animals are free from diseases as well react quickly with provision of veterinary care when affected by diseases. Freedom to express normal behavior: an animal should be provided with sufficient space, proper facilities and the comfort from animals of the same kind. Freedom from fear and distress: an animal should be exposed to conditions and treatment that hinder mental suffering. Bibliography Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC). Five Freedoms. 2011. http://www.defra.gov.uk/fawc/about/five-freedoms/ (Accessed May 5, 2014).... Animal accommodation affiliation Animal accommodation In the United Kingdom, animal rights are...
Animal Cruelty
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...animal cruelty and origin of other crimes. The research question for the study is – “why animal cruelty is considered as a global issue and what are its possible solutions?” A. Establish the topic Animal cruelty is a major issue appearing across the globe. Animals are been treated cruelly in many countries. They are beaten, kept in chains, enslaved, etc., and it is basically done for human entertainment. It is an issue since it is directly linked with any purchase behavior exhibited... ID: Animal Cruelty This study is centered towards analyzing various aspectsof animal cruelty. Animal cruelty has been chosen as a research issue since it is associated with other forms of crimes occurring across the...
Animal Welfare
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...Animal Welfare Council-FAWC) that comes up with acceptable definitions and standards with regards to treatment of farm animals. FAWC defines animal welfare in terms of conditions of stay of farm animal- their shelter, food, space. Such definitions are always in line with the Five Freedoms of animal. The five freedoms of animal welfare outline five preconditions of a good animal welfare system: freedom from hunger and thirst, freedom from discomfort, freedom from pain, injury and disease, freedom to express normal behavior, and freedom to from fear and...
Aniamal behavior
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...Animal behavior Explain why/how a predator can control its prey’s density (number in a given area).Explain how a predator controls prey diversity (number of different species). Predation alludes to the connection between two organic entities, in which one (the prey) is executed and devoured by an alternate (the predator). These collaborations may happen between two organic entities fitting in with diverse species, or between two people of the same species. Element models of predator-prey communications have been created which indicate how the populace sizes of both predator and prey species change about whether. Past exploration has uncovered that predation rates and examples of populace... ...
Animal welfare
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...animal welfare. In Great Britain the government has appointed an a wholly independent body (Farm Animal Welfare Council-FAWC) that comes up with acceptable definitions and standards with regards to treatment of farm animals. FAWC defines animal welfare in terms of conditions of stay of farm animal- their shelter, food, space. Such definitions are always in line with the Five Freedoms of animal. The five freedoms of animal welfare outline five preconditions of a good animal welfare system: freedom from hunger and thirst, freedom from discomfort, freedom...
Separation related behavior in dogs and cats: separation anxiety, over attachment
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...behaviors associated with separation anxiety in dogs.’ J Am Vet Med Assoc (219): 460–466. Lund J.D, & Jorgensen M.C., (1999) ‘Behaviour patterns and time course of activity in dogs with separation problems.’ Applied Animal Behavior Science 63(3):219–236. Schwartz S., (2003) Separation anxiety syndrome in dogs and cats,’ Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, 222(11): 1527-30 Serpell, J.A., (1996) Evidence for an association between pet behaviour and owner attachment levels, Applied Animal Behavior Science, 47:46-60 Voith V.L & Borchelt P.L. (1996) Separation Anxiety in Dogs. New Jersey: Veterinary Learning Systems... Separation related behaviour in Dogs and Cats: Separation Anxiety...
Animal Behaviour
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...behavior against any laboratory experimentation needed for the medical, cosmetic or toxicity testing. In-Silicon Modeling: These are advanced computer module testing which replaces the animal testing in most of the cases nowadays. Researchers have developed such computer simulators which can very accurately predict the effects of a particular drug on human body based on these models. Quantitative structure activity relationship (QSAR) are described as computer based testing which can suggests a drugs usefulness based on previous studies on similar substances. Animal rights activist actively vouch for these procedures... Animal Behaviour ‘Ethical consideration for the laboratory based studies on animals’...
Animal Rights
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...animal. For example, there is a game played in Spain in which a person fights with a bull and tortures the bull until death. This is a very unpleasant and cruel behavior towards animals. To eliminate such behaviors and other forms of cruelty, animal rights activists raise their voice. This is the most intense degree of animal cruelty, which needs to be taken seriously not only by the animal rights activists but also by the government of such countries where such incidents occur. Let us take another example of animal cruelty. It is a fact that a dairy cow must give birth frequently in order to be able to produce milk. In today’s farming industry, the dairy... Animal Rights Before going into the discussion...
History-wk 6
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...animals that were able to use their instincts instead of reinforced behaviors whether they used food to reinforce behavior or they used other types of reinforcement. Skinner contributed many things to psychology. Between the 1950s and 1980s he shaped American Psychology more directly than other psychologists. He received several prestigious... History Psychology Week 6 Assignment According to DeMar (1989) the four major assumptions that underly behaviorism have to do with four different issues. Behaviorism is naturalistic which means it can be explained by natural laws. This essentially meant that man had no soul or mind but he did have a brain that responded to stimuli in his environment. The second...
The Reflex Arm of Behavior
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...animals are very much capable of communicating with other animals, including humans. One of the most studied groups of animals is cats, including both domesticated and wild. They are interesting to study because of the wide array of emotions they possess, and the numerous ways they can express them. Aside from that, its characteristic aloofness, intelligence and cleverness have made it a favorite subject of animal studies. The Reflex Arm of Behavior The study of communication and behavior should first bear in mind the factors that influence them. In cats, as well as in other animals, it should be noted that the absence of higher levels of thinking such as discernment... ?Despite the absence of speech,...
Animal Experimentation
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...animal testing, a number of issues, on the animals used should be treated have come up. In this regard, regulations from most authorities have been created to act as guidelines. These dictate the behavior that humans are expected to exhibit towards animals, despite the harmful effects to which they expose animals. The above case lies in ethical issues on the rights and wrongs that humans participate in and their relation to animals. In this regard, the question lies on the weight of the benefits that humans acquire form their experiments and the moral acceptability of the said experiments, in relation to the use of animals in ways that cause them harm ("Guide for the Care..” 2... October 17th Animal...
Karen Pryor on Techniques of Behavior Modification
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...ANIMALS & HUMANS Animals & Humans: Karen Pryor on Behaviorist Techniques of Behavior Modification Abstract The behaviorist approach to modifying human behavior has been criticized by many researchers. Yet, the experiments done with animals provide sufficient background for applying operant conditioning principles to human behavior in order to improve human relationships and resolve some burning problems in a variety of settings. Hence, the book “Don’t Shoot the Dog” is of double value: along with recommending how to train pets, it provides insight into techniques of shaping interpersonal relationships and building successful communication. Examples discussed in this paper... illustrate...
What are the key differences between human speech and other animal vocal communication systems?
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...animal vocal communications in a given or observed setting. The Game Theory reveals or delves into the data research that an animal’s behavior – including their vocal communication systems – depends upon the frequency in which the animal appears and/or is present within the animal’s setting, environment or population. The Game Theory which includes how often or the frequency in which the vocal or sound systems of the animal are heard within their population or environment, also deals with topics of adaptations of the specific animal species and the vocal structures of the specific animal species. Animal vocal communication systems include that of the following species: Fish... ? s Differences Between...
Animal testing
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...Animal testing Also known as animal experimentation or animal research, animal testing refers to the use of non-human animals in scientific studies. The natures of the scientific studies vary from students at a university observing the behavior of mice to the complex medical testing where medical researchers use primates and mice to test new drugs. Advancement in such vital sectors of the modern society as health arises from the success of animal testing. Before introducing any drug in the market for human use, medical researchers try such drugs on various...
Organizational Behavior Similarities Between Humans and Elephants
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...Behavior (Humans and Elephants) 12 May Introduction Elephants are one of the most intelligentmammals on earth. In fact, their high level of intelligence and memory helped them survive for a very long time, since the paleontological era. Elephants belong to the very ancient mammal stock of condylarths (an order of extinct placental mammals dating from both the Paleocene and Eocene epochs). They are also one of the longest-lived mammals and can reach up to 60 years old. Today’s elephants belong to the order of Proboscidea and are the largest of all living animals on land. Among their unique characteristics are having a long and flexible snout (proboscis), elongated incisor teeth (tusk... ? Organizational...
Animal Experimentation
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...animals may not agonize according to the law. When the animal acquires hostile events from the experiment, researchers are required to give them sedatives. At worst, if the animal spreads the human endpoints, like no eating or drinking, loss of body weight, serious respiratory problems and abnormal behavior and movements, a scoring list will be evaluated. This shows that the well-being of the animal is absolutely taken into account. .(Van der ven, 2009)      However there are some organizations which are completely against animal testing, they try to convince people that animals cannot be used for experiments, entertainment, food industry and clothes... ?Abdulaziz Alzahrani (Aziz) EAP 150 Dr. Sara Schwab ...
Animal Cruelty
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...Animal cruelty Introduction What is animal cruelty? Every person defines it in his own way. People say that they like animals, however, the treatment of animals in the modern society is completely unethical. Ethics is defined as the study of moral standards and the way they affect the behavior of humans. Although many people say they are against animal cruelty, animals are still used in forms of entertainment, clothing and experiments. All these forms of cruelty are completely unethical. We remember that we should not kill and be cruel to each other, but still offend...
Animal rights
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...animals in some parts of the world and are honored in other parts for killing for fun. That said it is the parent responsibility to ensure that children are taught the correct morals and values that honor life. Being taught to respect animals can lead to the respect of other things in life. It is wrong to think that killing animals for pleasure is okay. This type of thinking is not okay and can lead to other wrong violent behavior. Killing is killing regardless if it is a human or animal. Since it is not okay to kill a human for fun, it is not okay to kill an animal for fun. Animals are able to reproduce like humans so they should be respected like humans. Standing... ?Animal Rights The rights of animals ...
Animal Farm
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...behavior determines the moral value of it. Measuring the moral worth of an action or impact is the main concern in consequallism. This is because consequences may be approvable, natural or bad. In consequential theory, only the real affects matters. People or objects affected by the behavior and complicating factors influence can differentiate consequences of a person or group behavior. For instance, in the Animal Farm case, the consequence of the action by the Old Major has more benefits to the animal kingdom. Old... ?8 Introduction Ethics is a philosophical phenomenon that defines what is good and what is bad to different people. In this regard, based on the diversity in human reasoning, they are bound ...
Animal Rights
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...animal rights as a function of both hunting and ritual sacrifice Only humans have rights with respect to the way in which ethics are concerned. All other beings are beyond those rights. Due to the manner in which our current society is structured, combined with the fact that animal slaughter has been industrialized and hidden from our collective eyes, our culture has become more or less accepting of the horrors that are so thinly veiled from our eyes. If our culture continues to disrespect life to the extent that has been evidenced within the past few decades, it is highly likely that or very own culture will experience a cataclysmic reaction to such...
Animal Research in Medicine
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...animals is behavior reflects none of humanistic characters. In addition, breaking of the bodies of animals for carrying medicinal experiments is none practices other than abuse and hurt. Furthermore, it is not reasonable for scientists and medical practitioners to conduct research of affaires concerning human beings on other animals of different genetic makeup from human beings. Moreover, it is antisocial move for medical professionals and scientists to infect apes with HIV/AIDS for the purpose of conducting unreasonable and unfruitful experiments of researching cure for AIDS. Work cited Algoe, Sarah. Animals should not be used for medical experimentation. Web. 2011. November 9, 2011... Animal Research...
Should Animal Experimentation Be Permitted?
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...animals are subjected to multiple surgeries, long periods without food or water, and are kept away from other human contact; however, this is in violation of the animal rights. At times, they suffer psychological trauma such as anxiety due to handling by humans and having recollection of what happened to those of their species resulting in errant behavior that could result in self-mutilation (Farinato, P. 1). Source Tom "Global trends in animal rights activism” The Graph shows the number of animal rights related incidents occurring between 2004 and 2011. In society, permission of animal...
Animal Testing for Immunocompetence
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...animal medicine. Amsterdam: Academic Press. In Møller, A. P., In Milinski, M., & In Slater, P. J. B. (1998). Stress and behavior. San Diego, Calif: Academic Press. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (U.S.), & National Research Council (U.S.). (1999). Microbial and phenotypic definition of rats and mice: Proceedings of the 1998 US/Japan Conference. Washington, D.C: National Academy Press. Smits, J. E., Bortolotti, G. R., & Tella, J. L. (1999). Simplifying the phytohaemagglutinin skin‐ technique in studies of avian immunocompetence. Functional Ecology, 13(4), 567-572.... Animal Testing for Immunocompetence Immunocompetence is a term which refers to the process by which organisms or animals...
Cats and the Mysterious Behavior
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...animal psychology. The author of this book is a renowned professor in Tuft university School of Veterinary Medicine where the he specializes in animal behavior and reflex action especially concerning the attitudes, emotions and the psychology of the cats. With many years of experience, Dodman has succeeded in mastering the ways that animals relate to each other as well as with the human beings around them. In this book, he has divided the cats’ behavior into aggressive behavior, emotional behavior and compulsive behavior. Through a candid look, Dr. Dodman has analyzed each of these three segments with a keen interest... The book: The Cat Who Cried for Help: Attitudes, Emotions, and the Psychology of...
Animal rights
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...behavior with those innocent creatures. Around 98% of the animals killed in previous 2 years are the young seal pups of ages between 2 weeks to 3 months. A number of seals are killed by striking their head with a wooden club. Seals move slowly on the ice so even if they try to run away of this cruelty, they cannot as they find it difficult to pull their weighty small bodies by shuffling their flippers. Rest of the seals are shot from a remote spot and then hauled from the ice onto ships by steel hooks. During 2001, a self-governing team of veterinary professionals examined Canada's commercial seal hunt. Their statement affirmed that in 42 percent of the incidents... Animal Cruelty, What can we do to...
Why You Should Adopt dogs and not buy them
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...behavioral as well as physical concerns that may exist in animals from shelters. In addition, there has not been much exposure given to the question of adopting pets from shelters. There are actually many benefits that can be enjoyed by both... Module Journalism, mass media and communication- ‘Why You should adopt dogs and not buy them’ INTRODUCTION In the United s,as well as other nations, dogs are by far the most popular household pets. There has recently been a wide public debate on the subject of dog adoption and purchasing. According to Palika (36), many citizens prefer to purchase their pets from recognized places, and have the mistaken assumption that such pets are less likely to be besieged by...
Animal Testing and Rgihts
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...behavior in mice. Thus, though researchers have so far used animal models for determining the LD (lethal dosage), the results have not always been reliable. Drugs passed via animal experimentation have also failed in humans for example; Eraldin a drug used for heart diseases causes corneal blindness in humans and in 1971 Paracetamol, commonly used as a painkiller hospitalized several hundred people (Tatchell). There are other “tragic consequences of blind faith in animal testing. The anti-rheumatic drug Opren killed 76 people in Britain and caused serious illness to 3,500 others, despite having been declared safe after seven years of animal... Animal Testing and Rights Today we have progressed a lot in...
Animal paper
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...animal in the jungle hence it is able to see predators from a long distance. The giraffe is also very strong in its legs hence able to use kicks to kill its predators for the purpose of protection. Its far has parasite repellent characteristic smell hence able to keep parasites from attacking it. Unique behavior The tongue of the giraffe is about 45 cm long to help it in reaching acacia leaves. Other animals are unable to eat from the acacia tree due to its thorns but the height and tongue of the giraffe makes it possible to feed from the tree. It also has a distinctive tongue color which is purple bluish and it acts as a...
Animal abuse in circuses
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...animals such as chimpanzees. During the off season, when there are no performances, circus animals are usually kept in barns stalls and some in vehicles, which has severe consequences to their mental and psychological wellbeing. In turn, their discomfort translates into unnatural forms of behavior that does not manifest itself in their natural environment. The second form of animal cruelty the beating they receive in order to submit to their trainers. This is because... Animal cruelty Animal cruelty is an issue of serious concern especially when it comes to circuses and zoos due to the poor treatment that animals receive. As a result, it is crucial to understand the sufferings that the animals undergo,...
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