Bestial Boredom: How Boredom Can Be Detrimental to Captive Animals

Bestial Boredom: How Boredom Can Be Detrimental to Captive Animals

An extremely important article recognizing the need to further examine the “chronic inescapable boredom” that captive wildlife suffer in zoos and other institutions. As the researchers point out, such boredom can be “extremely aversive, and understimulation can harm neural, cognitive and behavioural flexibility.”

You can read the entire article by Charlotte C. Burn here: Bestial Boredom 2017