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The "Balance Index" for Group Behaviors – a Mathematical Method Used in Group Training

A Politician, and Activist, and an Animal Ambassador Walk into a Room

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The "Balance Index" for Group Behaviors – a Mathematical Method Used in Group Training

The "Balance Index" for Group Behaviors – a Mathematical Method Used in Group Training

In our job as positive reinforcement trainers, it is always challenging to train more than one individual at the same time. On the other hand, in zoos, it is very rare to train just one animal, while group training is very common.

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A Politician, and Activist, and an Animal Ambassador Walk into a Room

A Politician, and Activist, and an Animal Ambassador Walk into a Room

Animal ambassadors are those who care for the animals and their habitats day in and day out. Detractors demanding the release of animals into the wild, or an end to captive breeding programs have gained widespread media coverage. This media coverage has also gained the attention of voters who were otherwise uninformed regarding the issue.

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Book Review: Animal Grace - The Lessons Continue, by Gabrielle Harris

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