Else's Publications

Bear Agendas:

Asiatic Black Bear

Sun Bear

North American Black Bear

Polar Bear

Seasonal Feeding Agendas:

Asiatic Black Bear

Polar Bear

Poulsen, Else. 1994.  Think Like a Bird: A Practical Guide to Enrichment. The Shape Of Enrichment 3:1.

Poulsen, Else. et. al.  1995.  The Successful Treatment of a Chronic Stereotype in One Polar Bear (Ursus Maritimus) Using Enrichment Programming, Enclosure Redesign, and Medical Therapy.  Proceedings of the Second International Conference Environment Enrichment 1995: 209-217.

Pouslen, Else.  et. al. 1996. The use of fluoxetine for the treatment of stereotypical pacing behavior in a captive polar bear.  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 209: 8.

Poulsen, Else. 1997  Building a Polar Bear Den at the Calgary Zoo. The Shape Of Enrichment 6:3.

Poulsen, Else. 2000  Using Enrichment to Problem-Solve Stereotypies in Bears. The Shape Of Enrichment 9:3.

Pouslen, Else.  2006. Successful Captive Bear Introduction Working with a Bear's Expectations.  Behavior and Environment Solutions.

Poulsen, Else. 2014  Environmental Enrichment in Behavior-based Bear Husbandry, Part 1: Principles. The Shape Of Enrichment 23:1.

Smiling Bears - A Zookeeper Explores the Behavior and Emotional Life of Bears. Else Poulsen, 2009. Greystone Publishing, pp 272.

Bärle’s Story- One Polar Bear's Amazing Recovery from Life as a Circus Act.  Else Poulsen, 2014 Greystone Books, pp 256.