Chew on This: Evaluating Welfare in Giraffe Feeding Encounter Programs
Final Project Research Summary 2018
M.S. in Animals and Public Policy
Class of 2017-2018
This study adds to the tools available for measuring stress and welfare of giraffes, primarily in animals involved in interactive feeding encounter programs at zoos. Its intent is to create measures to allow for further research into this area of visitor-animal interactions and giraffe welfare.