New PDF release: An Introduction to Zoo Biology and Management, First Edition

By Paul A. Rees(auth.)

ISBN-10: 1405193506

ISBN-13: 9781405193504

ISBN-10: 1444397842

ISBN-13: 9781444397840

This booklet is meant as an introductory textual content for college kids learning a variety of classes curious about animal administration, zoo biology and natural world conservation, and may even be worthy to zookeepers and different zoo pros. it really is divided into 3 elements. half 1 considers the functionality of zoos, their background, how zoos are controlled, ethics, zoo laws and natural world conservation legislation. half 2 discusses the layout of zoos and zoo shows, animal nutrients, 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 preserving, and the academic position 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 ebook takes a global viewpoint and incorporates a wide selection of examples of the operation of zoos and breeding programmes really within the united kingdom, Europe, North the US and Australasia.

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Content:
Chapter 1 the aim and recognition of zoos (pages 3–16):
Chapter 2 Conservation (pages 17–29):
Chapter three a brief background of zoos (pages 31–47):
Chapter four Zoo organization 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 retaining (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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Prior to building these moated enclosures Hagenbeck investigated the jumping abilities of the animals. As well as running his own zoo, he also supplied many wellknown zoos with animals. Hagenbeck’s zoo was destroyed by bombing in 1943, but was rebuilt after the end of the Second World War. Edinburgh Zoo opened in 1913 and used many of Hagenbeck’s innovations, as have many other zoos since. Fig. 10 Carl Hagenbeck. ) Scarborough. As a consequence of its traditional links with the sea, Japan has a particularly impressive collection of aquariums.

Tame lions were kept by pharaohs and some animals were mummified. There was an ancient zoo at Alexandria, founded by Ptolemy Philadelphus, but little is known about it. There is earlier evidence suggesting a close association between people and wild animals in Egypt. A double bird-shaped slate palette dated from before 3100 BC is decorated with relief carvings of a man and three ostriches. 2600 BC. Both of these items are on display at the Manchester Museum. King Shulgi of the 3rd Dynasty of Ur, in Mesopotamia (2094–2047 BC), probably owned the first zoo that contained large carnivores like lions.

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Dorset, UK This sanctuary is home to over 250 primates from 15 species, including 60 chimpanzees. They have been rescued from a number of European and other countries where they were being used in laboratories, as pets, in circuses or as photographers’ props. The chimps are managed in large social groups but the females receive contraception. 46 History, organisation and regulation Elephant sanctuaries in the United States The Elephant Sanctuary® in Tennessee is America’s ‘natural habitat refuge’ for African and Asian elephants.

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