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Zoo Animals : Behaviour, Management, and Welfare / Edition 2

Zoo Animals : Behaviour, Management, and Welfare / Edition 2


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ISBN-13: 9780199693528
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Pages: 648
Sales rank: 348,563
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Dr Geoff Hosey was formerly a senior lecturer at the University of Bolton, UK, where he taught in the area of animal behaviour.

Dr Vicky Melfi is Behavioural Biologist at Taronga Zoo, Australia. Her research interests include animal welfare, behavioural ecology of zoo animals, and environmental enrichment.

Dr Sheila Pankhurst is Head of the Department of Life Sciences at Anglia Ruskin UNiversity, Cambridge, UK, where her teaching and research centres on the behaviour and welfare of zoo animals.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. History and philosophy of zoos
3. Regulatory framework
4. Behaviour
5. Animal identification and record keeping
6. Housing and husbandry
7. Animal welfare
8. Environmental enrichment
9. Captive breeding
10. Conservation
11. Health
12. Feeding and nutrition
13. Human-animal interactions
14. Research
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