By Paul A. Rees

This ebook is meant as an introductory textual content for college students learning a variety of classes occupied with animal administration, zoo biology and flora and fauna conservation, and will even be worthwhile to zookeepers and different zoo pros. it truly is divided into 3 components. half 1 considers the functionality of zoos, their background, how zoos are controlled, ethics, zoo laws and natural world conservation legislations. half 2 discusses the layout of zoos and zoo shows, animal meals, replica, animal behaviour (including enrichment and training), animal welfare, veterinary care, animal dealing with and transportation. ultimately, half three discusses captive breeding programmes, genetics, inhabitants biology, checklist retaining, and the tutorial function of zoos, together with a attention of customer behaviour. It concludes with a dialogue of the function of zoos within the conservation of species within the wild and in species reintroductions. This booklet takes a world viewpoint and features a wide variety of examples of the operation of zoos and breeding programmes quite within the united kingdom, Europe, North the USA and Australasia.

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