By Paul A. Rees
This publication is meant as an introductory textual content for college students learning a variety of classes enthusiastic about animal administration, zoo biology and natural world conservation, and will even be valuable to zookeepers and different zoo execs. it really is divided into 3 components. 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 indicates, animal foodstuff, 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, checklist conserving, and the academic function 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 global viewpoint and contains a wide selection of examples of the operation of zoos and breeding programmes really within the united kingdom, Europe, North the USA and Australasia.
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