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Evaluating the Environments of Captive Nonhuman Primates

  • Terry L. Maple
  • Ted W. Finlay
Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


The architect John Zeisel (1977) recently asserted that “buildings themselves must be seen as hypotheses to be tested rather than solutions to be lived with.” Whole environments, including buildings, have been designed and constructed with captive animals, caretakers, and visitors in mind. What do we know about how these environments affect users? And what techniques are currently available to test hypotheses and otherwise evaluate them in an objective and systematic fashion?


Environmental Enrichment Captive Animal Design Trap Behavioral Knowledge Captive Gorilla 
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  • Ted W. Finlay

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