Thought for Behaviour: 3 Schedules to Motivate Your Animal
3 schedules to motivate your animal… Do you know that us people work on a fixed ratio schedule? Or thatRead more.
How Fiona and Namsai told the world our story
On January 24, 2017 the history of Cincinnati Zoo would change forever. A premature calf, Fiona, was born six weeksRead more.
Guest Speaker: Grey Stafford – Observations From an Ageing Zoo Guy
I had the privilege to meet Dr. G. Stafford several times. We had some great talks over time whatRead more.
Thoughts for Behaviour: Combinations, Chains and Intelligence… What About the Others?
Combinations, Chains and Intelligence… What About the Others? I Like to talk about motivation, it has a very broad spectrum whatRead more.
Guest Speaker: Jenifer Zeligs – What is the “Fear Factor?”
Dr. Jenifer Zeligs is a passionate person who I didn’t have the privilege to meet in person yet. With theRead more.
Thoughts for Behaviour: Should Food Be Our Main Reinforcer?
Should food be our main reinforcer? I’m always wondering what’s going on in an animals mind when working with them.Read more.
Guest Speaker: Kayce Cover – Training multiple species; Always the Same, Except When it is Different…
I want to introduce you to Kayce Cover who I have met last year at the IMATA conference and longRead more.
Zoos got 700 million visitors a year – don’t miss the opportunity
Every year we – the zoo community – meet 700 million visitors coming to our parks all around theRead more.
5 Animals That Wouldn’t Exist Without Zoos
Conservation plays a big role in zoos today. Some of the work we do is long term and it canRead more.
Thoughts for Behaviour: Training a Group for Individual Reach, How?
Over the years in my career I had the privilege to learn many new ways of training. My killer whaleRead more.