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Environmental Enrichment Reduces Signs of Boredom in Caged Mink

  • Rebecca K. Meagher mail,

    rmeagher@uoguelph.ca

    Affiliation: Animal and Poultry Science Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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  • Georgia J. Mason
  • Published: November 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049180

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 17 Nov 2012 at 00:34 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: 680 News
Title: “Caged animals are bored: Study - 680News”
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Publication: Belfast Telegraph
Title: “Mink 'react to boredom like humans' - Offbeat, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk”
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Publication: Geekosystem
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Publication: Science Codex
Title: “Bored mink snack between meals, lie awake in bed”
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Publication: Top News Arab Emirates
Title: “Minks Feel Boredom as Humans | TopNews Arab Emirates”
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Publication: University of Guelph
Title: “Captive Animals Show Signs of Boredom, Study Finds | University of Guelph”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 21 Nov 2012 at 23:04 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Alice@97.3
Title: “Your Pet Hamster Might Be Bored, Study Finds”
http://radioalice.cbsloca...

Publication: Care2
Title: “Captive Animals Get Really, Really Bored | Care2 Causes”
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Publication: EurekAlert
Title: “Captive animals show signs of boredom, study finds”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: Everyday Health
Title: “Musings of Bored Mink, Misdiagnosis Mother Lode, and Dirty Money - Healthy Living - Everyday Health”
http://www.everydayhealth...

Publication: Independent.ie
Title: “Mink 'react to boredom like humans' - And Finally - Independent.ie”
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Publication: World Science.net
Title: “Scientists try to measure animal boredom”
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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

RKMeagher replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 23 Nov 2012 at 02:39 GMT

Publication: Quirks and Quarks, CBC
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Publication: Ontario Morning
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Publication: Psychology Today blog
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Competing interests declared: Study author