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Increasing the Behavioral Repertoire of a Single-Handed Lar Gibbon Through Operant Conditioning

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Increasing the Behavioral Repertoire of a Single-Handed Lar Gibbon Through Operant Conditioning

Increasing the Behavioral Repertoire of a Single-Handed Lar Gibbon Through Operant Conditioning

Tembeling spent the first 24 years of his life at CMZ with keepers he knew well. Tembeling was partially hand-reared due to his mother's passing, his father’s Species Survival Plan transfer, and an injury that occurred at the age of 2 months resulting in the amputation of his left hand up to the wrist joint, all before the age of 1 ... More »

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Conference Countdown

Conference Countdown

IMATA will host its 51st annual conference in San Antonio, Texas on 7-11 April 2024. The proceedings will feature educational presentations, workshops, and site visits to our co-hosts at SeaWorld San Antonio and San Antonio Zoo.

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Nominations and Elections

Nominations and Elections

Opportunities for career advancement and involvement in serious decision making regarding marine mammal science, animal training, and animal care is a common desire many of us have. Our Board members are involved in a multitude of fascinating projects.  

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President's Corner

President's Corner

A few words from IMATA's President, Andy Horn.

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Back to Basics

Back to Basics

Peeping at Pufflings – Using Operant Conditioning to Safely Handle Puffin Eggs and Chicks in an Alcid Habitat at Georgia Aquarium

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Community News

Community News

Keep up on news from IMATA members around the world.

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Conservation Briefs

Conservation Briefs

Case Study: The Complexities and Simplicities of Rehabilitating a Sub Adult False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens)

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Notices and Announcements

Notices and Announcements

Information on upcoming workshops, seminars, conferences, and more

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IMATA Business

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The Editorial Staff

IMATA Board and Committees

Board Members and Committees at the time of this issue

Conference Countdown

IMATA conference – San Antonio, Texas – 7-11 April 2024

Nominations and Elections

Our Board members are involved in a multitude of fascinating projects.

President's Corner

A few words from IMATA's President, Andy Horn.

Departments

Back to Basics

Peeping at Pufflings – Using Operant Conditioning to Safely Handle Puffin Eggs and Chicks in an Alcid Habitat at Georgia Aquarium

Community News

Keep up on news from IMATA members around the world.

Conservation Briefs

Case Study: The Complexities and Simplicities of Rehabilitating a Sub Adult False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens)

Notices and Announcements

Information on upcoming workshops, seminars, conferences, and more

Animal Facts

Polar Bear

Scientific name: Ursus maritimus

Green Conservation

Worldwide Logging

Magazine publishing is one of many industries that rely heavily on virgin wood pulp at a time when increased logging worldwide is causing mounting concerns over the negative impacts of deforestation.