Posts Tagged: animals

An Update on Fatalities Due to Venomous and Nonvenomous Animals in the United States (2008–2015)

Injuries, maiming, and fatalities from animal encounters remain an important public health issue in the United States. Humans can be harmed by animals through bites, stings, strikes, crushing, or contact. These animal-related injuries result in considerable morbidity and financial loss; … read more

Changes In Attitudes Toward Animals In The Us From 1978-2014

More than three decades ago, Stephen Kellert surveyed N3000 Americans to gain a better understanding of their attitudes toward wildlife. We used a web-based questionnaire to survey a nationally representative sample of 1287 U.S. residents, replicating 26 single-item measures of … read more

The paradoxical extinction of the most charismatic animals

An international study suggests that the popularity of tigers, lions, polar bears, wolves and others may actually contribute to the species’ downfall, in part because many people believe their iconic stature guarantees their survival. read more

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