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dc.contributor.authorHorback, Kristina M.
dc.contributor.authorMiller, Lance J.
dc.contributor.authorKuczaj, Stan A.
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-28T20:55:42Z
dc.date.available2020-08-28T20:55:42Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.issn1681591
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.applanim.2013.09.009
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12634/647
dc.description.abstractThe consistency of personality assessment was addressed in this study of 12 zoological African elephants living at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, CA, USA during the 2010 and 2011 summer seasons. Using 480 h of observational behavior data, three personality traits were determined based on behavior events, with the most significant correlations (two-tailed rs > 0.77, P < 0.005) being playful, curious, and sociable….
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.urlhttp://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0168159113002323
dc.rightsCopyright © 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
dc.subjectCALIFORNIA
dc.subjectAFRICAN ELEPHANTS
dc.subjectSAFARI PARK
dc.subjectZOO ANIMALS
dc.subjectBEHAVIOR
dc.subjectSOCIAL BEHAVIOR
dc.titlePersonality assessment in African elephants (Loxodonta africana): Comparing the temporal stability of ethological coding versus trait rating
dc.typeArticle
dc.source.journaltitleApplied Animal Behaviour Science
dc.source.volume149
dc.source.issue1-4
dc.source.beginpage55
dc.source.endpage62
html.description.abstractThe consistency of personality assessment was addressed in this study of 12 zoological African elephants living at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, CA, USA during the 2010 and 2011 summer seasons. Using 480 h of observational behavior data, three personality traits were determined based on behavior events, with the most significant correlations (two-tailed rs > 0.77, P < 0.005) being playful, curious, and sociable….


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