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2008, June, Vol.20

Anthrozoology - It's perspective in Japan
[Yoichi SHODA] …6

Special Articles
  11th International Conference on Human-Animal Interactions, IAHAIO 2007 Finish report
[Mitsuaki OHTA, Yuji MORI] …10
  The characteristics of the contemporary Japanese perceptions towards animals
[Osamu ISHIDA]  …16
  Wilderness and American Attitude toward Animals
[Kenji WAKO] …20
2 HARs Special Talk-Bestiality and Zoophilia
[Andrea M. Beetz × Akimitsu YOKOYAMA] …29
3 Whaling issue viewed from experience of a whale biologist spanning for 46 years
[Toshio KASUYA]   …38

Research Papers
Acceleration analysis of the riding horse:
The efficacy of two two-track conditioning and differences between riders
[Yuki KOBA, Mitsuyo HAYASHI, Hajime TANIDA]  …42
A survey of the accessibility of assistance dogs for physically disabled persons to public facilities
[Naoko KODA, Kumiko MATSUNAKA] ] …48
The consciousness about animal experiment among biomedical researchers in Japan
: The analysis of questionnaire survey on biomedical experiments and memorial ceremony for experimental animals
[Yasuhiro OUE, Takashi NARIHIRO, Ayako KAMISATO, Hideaki SHIROYAMA, Ayako UCHIKOSHI] …66
The therapeutic and caring effect for the children with pervasive developmental
disorder through therapeutic-riding activity

[Hiroomi KEINO, Hiromi KEINO, Kenji KAWAKITA, Chihiro MIWA, Atsushi FUNABASHI] …74

Are the guarding dogs effective as wild boar crop damage control in Northern Hiroshima?
[Yuki KOBA, Hajime TANIDA, Rika MURAOKA, Masakatsu YAMAMOTO] …82

Why do experts prefer mice?
[Eiichi FUKUI]

Series Essay
Series: Cohabitatiion with the wildlife 17
Deer approaching to the top of Mt. Tsurugi
 [Shin-ichiro HAMASAKI] …92

Monthly Meeting Report
December 2007/April 2008 …94

Book Review 
written by Masayuki NAKAMICHI (2007) [Yoshikazu UENO] …96

About HARs
Society of the Study of Human Animal Relations Members of the Board …97

Information …102

VOL.20 Cover photo
Fascinated each other!

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Photographs by Muyumi SHIMOYA, Yuka NAGAOKA