By Paul A. Rees(auth.)
This booklet is meant as an introductory textual content for college kids learning a variety of classes interested by animal administration, zoo biology and natural world conservation, and may even be necessary to zookeepers and different zoo pros. it's divided into 3 elements. half 1 considers the functionality of zoos, their background, how zoos are controlled, ethics, zoo laws and flora and fauna conservation legislations. half 2 discusses the layout of zoos and zoo shows, animal food, replica, animal behaviour (including enrichment and training), animal welfare, veterinary care, animal dealing with and transportation. eventually, half three discusses captive breeding programmes, genetics, inhabitants biology, list maintaining, and the academic position of zoos, together with a attention of customer behaviour. It concludes with a dialogue of the position of zoos within the conservation of species within the wild and in species reintroductions. This ebook takes a world viewpoint and contains a wide selection of examples of the operation of zoos and breeding programmes fairly within the united kingdom, Europe, North the US and Australasia.
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Chapter 1 the aim and recognition of zoos (pages 3–16):
Chapter 2 Conservation (pages 17–29):
Chapter three a brief heritage of zoos (pages 31–47):
Chapter four Zoo service provider and administration (pages 49–64):
Chapter five Zoo laws (pages 65–85):
Chapter 6 Ethics and zoos (pages 87–98):
Chapter 7 Zoo and convey layout (pages 101–149):
Chapter eight meals and feeding (pages 151–172):
Chapter nine Reproductive biology (pages 173–185):
Chapter 10 Zoo animal behaviour, enrichment and coaching (pages 187–221):
Chapter eleven Animal welfare and veterinary care (pages 223–244):
Chapter 12 assortment making plans and captive breeding (pages 247–299):
Chapter thirteen list preserving (pages 301–311):
Chapter 14 schooling, learn and zoo customer behaviour (pages 313–342):
Chapter 15 In?situ conservation and reintroductions (pages 343–358):
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When challenged by a black advocacy group zoo staff claimed to be unaware of the racist tradition of using primates to caricature black people. , 2009b). In August 2005, ZSL London Zoo exhibited a group of eight human volunteers in the Bear Mountain enclosure. They were treated like animals and kept amused with music, games and art. The purpose of the Human Zoo was to demonstrate the basic nature of man and to draw attention to man’s impact on the rest of the Animal Kingdom. Fig. 11 The ‘Cannibals’, Belle Vue, Manchester, 1925.
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An Introduction to Zoo Biology and Management, First Edition by Paul A. Rees(auth.)