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Beth DalyA documentary team interviewed UWindsor professor Beth Daly for a film on exotic pets.

Documentary calls on UWindsor prof’s expertise on human-animal relations

A documentary film crew drew on UWindsor professor Beth Daly’s interest in anthrozoology to inform viewers about the relationships between people and their exotic pets.

“There is a good little boost for the university,” in the program, which aired January 8 on the CBC series Doc Zone, Dr. Daly says. She teaches educational psychology in the Faculty of Education, as well as courses in anthrozoology—the study of human-animal interactions—for the Centre for Inter-Faculty Programs.

The episode, entitled “Wild & Dangerous,” explores a culture of adopting exotic and sometimes dangerous animals as pets. Written and directed by filmmaker Jason Young, it is available for viewing on the CBC website.

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