Essays about: "foraging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 200 essays containing the word foraging.

  1. 1. Påverkan på hägnutnyttjande och födosöksbeteenden av samgång mellan afrikansk savannelefant (Loxodonta africana) och rothschildgiraff (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) på Borås djurpark

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Moa Eriksson Kukkonen; [2022]
    Keywords : afrikansk savannelefant; rothschildgiraff; hägnutnyttjande; födosöksbeteende; sociala interaktioner; samgång; djurpark;

    Abstract : This study was conducted at Borås Zoo to investigate the effect on enclosure use, foraging behaviours and social interactions of keeping african savannah elephant (Loxodonta Africana) and rothschild’s giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) together in the Savannah enclosure. The two species were observed in three different scenarios: 1) Elephants in the Savannah enclosure without the presence of giraffes, 2) Giraffes in the Savannah enclosure without the presence of elephants, and 3) Elephants and giraffes together in the Savannah enclosure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Collecting the Environment : A Cultural and Aesthetic Historical Analysis of Mushroom Collecting in Sweden from the 19th century to the Present

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Nicole Miller; [2022]
    Keywords : Collecting; Mushrooms; Aesthetics; Environment; History; Sweden; Exhibitions; Natural History; Visual Culture; Fungi; Phenomenology; Ethnomycology; Mycorrhizal Metaphor; Mushroom Time; Collecting the Environment; Nature; Mushroom picking; foraging; aesthetic experience; Svampar; Natur; Sverige; Svamputställningar; visuell kultur;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to investigate a cultural history of mushroom collecting in Sweden from the 19th century to the present with a focus on connections between aesthetics and the environment.  Collecting is defined broadly as gathering, storing, and accumulating. READ MORE

  3. 3. Födovalspreferenser hos en arktisk specialist : vad föredrar Gynaephora groenlandica (Lepidoptera:Erebidae) att äta på Wrangelön?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Beatrice Elfvenfjärd; Erika Åmansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Gynaephora groenlandica; arktisk ullbjörnslarv; födopreferenser; arktisk tundra; arktisk specialist; växtegenskaper;

    Abstract : The Arctic tundra has many unexplored areas. Due to the harsh climate and the difficult accessibility, there is a lack of knowledge about the different species that live under these circumstances. Herbivores in this environment have a large effect on the plant community, one of these is the moth butterfly larva Gynaephora groenlandica. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hingstars välfärd – en jämförelse mellan solitära och grupphållna

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Louise Eriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : Hingst; välfärd; grupphållning; häst;

    Abstract : Horses are social animals that in the wild live in harem groups with one or several dominant stallions, several mares, and their young offspring. There are also bachelor stallion groups with several stallions, horses are rarely solitary in the wild. Stallions in captivity are mainly kept under solitary conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Födosöksbeteende och aktivitet hos brunbjörn (Ursus arctos) vid användning av två olika utfodringsmetoder

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Ellen Vinnerheim; [2022]
    Keywords : Brunbjörn; ; ; ; ; ; ; Ursus; födosök; aktivitet; utfodring; djurpark; utspritt foder;

    Abstract : The brown bear (Ursus arctos) is an omnivore that spends a lot of its time foraging in the wild. In zoos, the brown bear's foraging behaviour and activity level is depending on the management. To stimulate the brown bears to express their natural behaviours the zookeepers can feed the bears in a way that makes the bears forage for a long time. READ MORE