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The Answer On Your Animals Failure
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Working in the position I have today at Kolmårdens Zoo I visit every department once a week to help with their behavioural challenges. The departments we have are, Kolosseum, Apehouse, South Amerika, Birds... Read More

The Emotions in Stereotypic Behaviour

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I enjoy observing animals very much. The amount you learn by just sitting there and looking at your animals. Do we actually know our animals we work with or do we only know them from when we train them? It’s … Read More

What Makes the Animal, the Animal?

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Our personality is build up by the experiences we get throughout our life. People who are extremely confident became this way because of the experiences they had previously I their life. People who are very insecure have the same thing. … Read More

Thoughts: Making money on animals – right or wrong

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The are a lot of ethical aspects of keeping animals in human care, one of them is using animals in any sort of show or display and another is “making money on them”. Even if you don’t make any profit … Read More

Guest Speaker: Ken Ramirez – The Butterfly Project

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I’ve met Ken several times through IMATA. I first met him back in 2008 when I joined the first IMATA conference in my career. It has been quite a ride for me since. To mention that this year I will … Read More

Evolving Techniques with Birds of Prey

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In our everyday life we grow in what we do, our thoughts become different and our actions are being considered more as we get older. When I was younger I used to do a lot more reckless things what I … Read More

Enrichment Thoughts With Hose2Habitat

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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the times when we do not interact with our animals. It is actually a huge amount of time when the animals have to make themselves busy. I mean look at it from this … Read More

How training your rhino to “give paw” could help the species

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A few years ago Kolmårdens eager to do more as a zoo for conservation of endangered species grew stronger. Kolmården wanted to have concrete results to present to our guests. At the same time the reports of rhino poaching increased … Read More

How Animals Think!  Vol. 1

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TeamWork All the achievements humans have reached is done with Teamwork. From discoveries to inventions, you name it somewhere there was a team involved. We know that most of the time problem solving is easier when we are with a … Read More

The Animals Rate of Success

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While being at home for a bit after each day of work I started to think about a more successful way of living. I mean how can I make myself feel better. It’s a question many of us ask about … Read More

Zoos might just be the difference between life and death for these species

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With many animals facing extinction we often see zoos as gene pools to be used in a worst case scenario. Here are three species were the existence of populations in zoos could be the difference between life and death.

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