Welfare of sea lions in travelling circuses

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This report describes the scientific literature and expert views concerning the welfare of sea lions in travelling circuses with respect to Dutch animal welfare policy making.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages92
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameReport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research



  • animal welfare
  • wild animals
  • entertainment
  • circus animals
  • sealions
  • research
  • animal housing
  • animal health
  • animal nutrition
  • training
  • circuses

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Hopster, H., & de Jong, I. C. (2014). Welfare of sea lions in travelling circuses. (Report / Wageningen UR Livestock Research; No. 770). Wageningen: Wageningen UR Livestock Research.