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  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. When available, the URLs to access references online are provided, including those for open access versions of the reference. The URLs are ready to click (e.g., http://pkp.sfu.ca).
  4. The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end: captions to figures, figures, tables, appendices.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review) have been followed.
  6. Submitting authors can indicate two or more reviewers, specifying name and surname, affiliation and e-mail address. They could also indicate any unsuitable reviewer(s).
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  9. Handling and ethical permits: Authors should provide statement and code number of permission (if applicable) of animal handling, captive rearing, or sacrificing, according to national guidelines. If origin country does not consider ethics in animal handling, AH editorial board can reserve the right to reject the ms.
 

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