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Cómo resolver problemas de comportamiento

As trainers or caregivers, we often encounter situations with our animals in our daily routines that present behavioral problems, and we may not always know how to solve them, or rather, how to begin developing a plan to improve or resolve them as soon as possible.

Blood sample training for glucose metabolism in woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

Daniela Stefany Mayorquin Moreno es médica veterinaria  Dipl.  ULS, coordinadora de entrenamiento animal de Bioparque Ukumarí, Pereira-Risaralda.

Dayro Alonso Palma Conda es zookeeper Élite del Bioparque Ukumarí en el área de Chimpancés. Pereira-Risaralda.

Elías Silva Revoyedo es promotor senior de Primates en el Zoológico de Cali. Colombia

Jorge Iván Sánchez Quintero es biólogo y entrenador animal, dueño y administrador de Mono Lanudo Pet Shop. Villamaria, Caldas, Colombia.

Benefits of Teaching and Learning Offspring

Jorge Iván Sánchez Quintero is a biologist and animal trainer. He graduated from the University of Caldas (Colombia) and has presented numerous lectures (as a speaker and lecturer) in Colombia and Latin America on conditioning and animal training for the welfare of animals under human care.

Manejo de conductas no deseadas

When it comes to training animals, as you know, there are different methods for modifying behavior. However, when dealing with unwanted behaviors, one possible strategy among the wide range available is through a concept known as extinction.

Vacunar a bonobos contra el COVID-19

Hello! My name is Dr. Sara Skiba and I have nearly a decade of experience working with nonhuman primates. My expertise is in great ape social behavior, communication, and cognition. In this article, I will share with you how the Ape Initiative team used positive reinforcement training to administer the COVID-19 vaccination to our closest living relatives – the bonobo.


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