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Published: 24 August 2013

648 Pages | Hundreds of photographs and illustrations

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199693528

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Zoo Animals

Behaviour, Management, and Welfare

Second Edition

Geoff Hosey, Vicky Melfi, and Sheila Pankhurst

  • Unique breadth brings together all topics a student or professional needs to know in one place, and in an easily digestible style.
  • Features both mammalian and non-mammalian species, giving a true reflection of the range of species encountered in many zoos.
  • Offers a global perspective, with examples and photos from zoos around the world.
  • An Online Resource Centre features additional resources for both lecturers and students, enhancing the educational value of the text.
  • All chapters have been refined to offer a more balanced overview of the role of zoos in society andconservation.
  • The captive breeding chapter has been significantly revised to offer further insights into the problems and innovative solutions of this central zoo management topic.
  • Coverage of research methods, genetics, and conservation has been enhanced.
  • To help illustrate topics where colour is relevant, photographs have been added to a full colour plate section.

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