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It is sometimes said that committees of more than seven are less efficient than individuals,
but the Fifth International Veterinary Behavior Meeting would never have
succeeded if it was down to the efforts of a single individual or even a small committee.
It is testament to the exceptional team work of individuals within many committees
and their skillful management and leadership that we are able to produce this latest
volume. We are indebted to everyone who has helped in whatever way to make
this meeting a success and helped these biennial meetings grow each time.
By playing a role in the near-annihilation of a species, Theodore Roosevelt,
the president of the United States at the turn of the twentieth century, unwittingly
laid the groundwork for the most dramatic triumph yet in the use
of artificial insemination (AI) to rescue a species from extinction.
In the early 1900s, waves of immigrants from Europe settled in the
American Midwest. As humans transformed the land, they declared war
on a perceived pest: the prairie dog.
Kindness to the animal kingdom is the first, or a first principle in the growth of true philanthropy. Young
Lincoln once waded across a half-frozen river to rescue a dog, and stopped in a walk with a statesman to put
back a bird that had fallen out of its nest. Such a heart was trained to be a leader of men, and to be crucified
for a cause. The conscience that runs to the call of an animal in distress is girding itself with power to do
manly work in the world.
The story of "Beautiful Joe" awakens an intense interest, and sustains it through...