Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques / Edition 1

Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques / Edition 1

by Devra G. Kleiman, Ha
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226440036

ISBN-13: 9780226440033

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


Wild Mammals in Captivity, the first handbook of its kind, focuses on new approaches to the management of wild animals in captivity. In one comprehensive volume, the editors have gathered the most current information from field and captive studies of animal behavior, advances in captive breeding, research in physiology, genetics, and nutrition, and new

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Wild Mammals in Captivity, the first handbook of its kind, focuses on new approaches to the management of wild animals in captivity. In one comprehensive volume, the editors have gathered the most current information from field and captive studies of animal behavior, advances in captive breeding, research in physiology, genetics, and nutrition, and new thinking in animal management and welfare. Featuring contributions from dozens of internationally renowned experts, this book is a professional reference of immense practical value, surveying every significant scientific, technical, and management issue. This extraordinary book is an essential resource for administrators, keepers, veterinarians, and everyone who works directly with mammals or is concerned generally with their management and conservation.

"This is the only up-to-date and comprehensive manual on the problems of and the solutions to keeping and handling wild mammals outside their natural environment. . . . [A] magnificent manual."—Harry Miller, Times Higher Education Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226440033
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
1
Pages:
639
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Foreword
Gerald Durrell, Lee Durrell.
Preface
Devra G. Kleiman
1: Ethical and Welfare Issues Associated with Keeping Wild Mammals in Captivity
Joy A. Mench, Michael D. Kreger.
2: Preventive Medicine
Keith C. Hinshaw, Wilbur B. Amand, Carl L. Tinkelman.
3: Methods of Capture, Handling, and Anesthesia
Mitchell Bush
4: Neonatal Care Protocols
Bruce W. Read, Jane E. Meier.
5: Identification and Marking Techniques
Clifford G. Rice, Penny Kalk.
6: Introduction and Socialization Techniques for Primates
Eve Watts, Angela Meder.
7: Introduction, Socialization, and Crate Training Techniques
Karl R. Kranz
8: Animal Learning and Husbandry Training
Jill D. Mellen, Sue Ellis.
9: Zoo Security and Dealing with Escaped Animals
Joseph P. Flanagan, Lou E. Tsipis.
10: Nutrition and Dietary Evaluation in Zoos
Olav T. Oftedal, Mary E. Allen.
11: Essential Nutrients in Mammalian Diets
Mary E. Allen, Olav T. Oftedal.
12: The Feeding and Nutrition of Herbivores
Olav T. Oftedal, David J. Baer, Mary E. Allen.
13: The Feeding and Nutrition of Carnivores
Mary E. Allen, Olav T. Oftedal, David J. Baer.
14: The Feeding and Nutrition of Omnivores with Emphasis on Primates
Olav T. Oftedal, Mary E. Allen.
15: The BioPark Concept and the Exhibition of Mammals
Michael H. Robinson
16: What's the Message? Education through Exhibit Design
Jon Charles Coe
17: Horticultural Philosophies in Zoo Exhibit Design
Donald W. Jackson
18: Integrating Animal Behavior and Exhibit Design
John Seidensticker, James G. Doherty.
19: The Design and Use of Moats and Barriers
David Hancocks
20: Mixed-Species Exhibits with Mammals
Warren D. Thomas, Edward J. Maruska.
21: Enclosure Furnishings and Structural Environmental Enrichment
Terry L. Maple, Lorraine A. Perkins.
22: Structural and Keeper Considerations in Exhibit Design
Mark A. Rosenthal, William A. Xanten.
23: Water Quality Management in Aquatic Mammal Exhibits
Daryl J. Boness
24: Species, Subspecies, and Races: The Problem of Units of Management in Conservation
George F. Barrowclough, Nathan R. Flesness.
25: Genetic Research and Its Application in Zoos
Oliver A. Ryder, Robert C. Fleischer.
26: Demographic and Genetic Management of Captive Populations
Jonathan D. Ballou, Thomas J. Foose.
27: Dispersal and Captive Mammal Management
Sharon Pfeifer
28: Issues of Surplus Animals
Steve Graham
29: Reintroduction Programs
Devra G. Kleiman
30: The Role of Conservation and Survival Centers in Wildlife Conservation
Christen Wemmer, Scott Derrickson, Larry Collins.
31: Effects of Captivity on the Behavior of Wild Mammals
Kathy Carlstead
32: Communication and Social Behavior
Fred W. Koontz, Rebecca S. Roush.
33: Mammalian Social Organization and Mating Systems
Joel Berger, Elizabeth F. Stevens.
34: Behavioral Development and Play
Katerina V. Thompson
35: Aspects of the Ecology and Psychology of Feeding and Foraging
Donna Fernandes
36: Mammalian Reproductive

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