Effects of Sex and Climate on the Normal and Repetitive Behavior of Okapis

Abnormal repetitive behavior (ARB), sometimes putatively called stereotypic behavior, is a significant welfare concern for animals in captivity. ARBs tend to increase in situations considered to be suboptimal and are linked to signs of poor welfare, including decreased reproductive success. In some species comparisons, ARBs in captivity are thought to correlate with specific behaviors in […]