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Animal culture

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"Animal culture" is the field of Animal culture describes the current theory of cultural learning in non-human animals, through socially transmitted behaviors. The question as to the existence of culture in non-human societies has been a contentious subject for decades, much due to the inexistence of a concise definition for culture.

Goals of "Animal culture" include Cultural changes in animal societies are said to occur when animals learn new habits of living and pass them along to the next generation. In such a situation, the spread of a certain innovation results in stable conservation of a new custom that is further maintained and transmitted in a train of generations through social learning.

A few notable experts of "Animal culture" include Kevin N. Laland, R. Ian Freshney,.

Some subfields in "Animal culture" include Do animals have culture?,What is an example of cultural leveling?,What makes culture unique?.

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  • Rabbits and hares

    "Rabbits and hares" is the evolution, physiology, and distribution of wild rabbits and hares, and the breeding and raising domestic rabbits as livestock for their meat, fur, or wool. Professionals of...

  • Dogs

    Scholars who research "Dogs" look at The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris when considered a subspecies of the wolf or Canis familiaris when considered a distinct species) is a member of the genus...

  • Veterinary orthopedics

    "Veterinary orthopedics" is the field of surgery on animals. Why study "Veterinary orthopedics"? enhance the quality of life of pets and their owners through effective treatment of musculoskeletal...

  • Horses

    "Horses" is he horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. Some motivations are Horses...

  • Cattle

    People who study "Cattle" investigate livestock and related topics. Goals of "Cattle" include become better ranchers and farm workers. Several topics in "Cattle" include feed, butchering, ranching. ...

  • Zoo animals

    "Zoo animals" is the examination of A zoo is a facility in which all animals are housed within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also breed. Peggy Rathmann, Joëlle Jolivet...

  • Pets

    Scholars who research "Pets" look at A pet or companion animal is an animal kept primarily for a person's company, entertainment. Some questions in "Pets" involve Effects on pets' health, Effects of...

  • Veterinary surgery

    "Veterinary surgery" is orthopedics, animals, procedure. Surgical oncology, Caesarean section, Cystotomy are a few categories of "Veterinary surgery". Professionals of "Veterinary surgery" include...

  • Bee culture

    "Bee culture" is the examination of study and the maintenance of bee colonies. Some motivations are further the bees development in the world, protect the species, and better understand the species....

  • Goats

    "Goats" is the field of a subset of the animal family Bovidae and the antelope subfamily Caprinae. K. Kris Hirst, Linda Coffey, Margo Hale, Ann Wells are a few specialists of "Goats". anatomy and...

  • Birds

    "Birds" is the examination of the key concepts in evolution, behaviour and ecology such as the definition of species, the process of speciation, instinct, learning, ecological niches, guilds, island...

  • Veterinary physical medicine

    "Veterinary physical medicine" is the field of Physical therapy for canines adapts human physical therapy techniques to increase function and mobility of joints and muscles in animals. Why study...

  • Economic zoology

    "Economic zoology" is the field of Economic Zoology is a sort of applied zoology, which involves the study of animals / living organisms that are of benefit or those that cause harm to humans. Why...

  • Veterinary epidemiology

    Scholars who research "Veterinary epidemiology" look at animal illnesses and their origin. Some reasons we look at "Veterinary epidemiology" include prevent infectious diseases from animal to human,...

  • Communicable diseases of animals

    "Communicable diseases of animals" is the examination of Zoonosis. A few notable experts of "Communicable diseases of animals" include Daniel J. DeNoon, Lawrence T. Glickman. Some questions in...

  • Horse Racing

    "Horse Racing" is an equestrian competition in which the fastest animal wins. Michael Dempsey (handicapper), Mike Smith (jockey), Robert N. Elliston (VP of Racing & Sales, Keeneland) are some...

  • Fishes

    People who study "Fishes" investigate ichthyes ecological importance and evolutionary history. Some questions in "Fishes" involve evolution theory, culinary practices, fish morphology. People study...

  • Cats

    "Cats" is the examination of anatomy, genetics, physiology, and breeding of domestic and wild Felis catus. People study "Cats" in order to understand how they hunt and Behaviors with human and...

  • Reptiles

    "Reptiles" is Reptiles are tetrapod animals in the class Reptilia,. Some motivations are The study of these traditional reptile orders, historically combined with that of modern amphibians, is called...

  • Veterinary microbiology, bacteriology, virology, mycology

    "Veterinary microbiology, bacteriology, virology, mycology" is the examination of the pathogens that infect animals. Bryan Markey, Finola Leonard, RN Zadoks are a few specialists of "Veterinary...

  • Veterinary medicine

    Scholars who research "Veterinary medicine" look at the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in animals. Matthew Gurney, Laurent...

  • Pigs

    "Pigs" is the study of Pigs are highly social and intelligent animals. With around 1 billion individuals alive at any time, the domestic pig is among the most populous large mammals in the world....

  • Veterinary acupuncture

    "Veterinary acupuncture" is Acupuncture is used all around the world, either along or in conjunction with Western medicine, to treat a wide variety of conditions in every species of animal....

  • Horse Racing

    Scholars who research "Horse Racing" look at an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys for money. Goals of "Horse Racing" include better understand the...

  • Veterinary parasitology

    People who study "Veterinary parasitology" investigate eterinary parasitology is the study of animal parasites, especially relationships between parasites and animal hosts. Parasites of domestic...

  • Dairy processing

    "Dairy processing" is the examination of the production and distribution of milk products. Some motivations are increase quality and efficiency in processing and pasteurisation. industrial...

  • Veterinary pharmacology

    "Veterinary pharmacology" is drug therapies in all major domestic animal species. pharmacokinetic data, products available, and dosage regimens are a few categories of "Veterinary pharmacology". Jim...

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  • Agriculture

    "Agriculture" is the examination of food production cultivation. A few notable experts of "Agriculture" include Norman Borlaug, M.S. Swaminathan. Some motivations are optimize the methods to...

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