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2416RESEARCH METHODS FOR STUDYING ANIMAL BEHAVIOR IN A ZOO SETTINGRESEARCH METHODS FOR STUDYING ANIMAL BEHAVIOR IN A ZOO SETTING1983color100 minvhs Introduces the novice researcher to the steps involved in conducting a behavioral research study. Formulating a research question, reconnaissance observations, ethogram construction, sampling methods, data collection, statistical analysis and interpretation of results are outlined. The emphasis is placed on five different sampling methods. With each sampling method, the viewer is presented with a hypothetical research question, an ethogram and checksheets. The viewer then practices each method by watching samples of animal behavior and scoring the behavior in the appropriate manner. (Extensive study guide available upon request.)