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Zoo Animal Welfare

Series: Animal Welfare, Vol. 14

Maple, Terry L., Perdue, Bonnie M

2013, XIX, 209 p. 66 illus., 58 illus. in color.

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From the reviews:

“In ‘Zoo Animal Welfare’, Maple and Perdue explore the ethics, practices and standards of modern zoos by incorporating medical, psychological, biological and scientific information that is essential to advancing animal welfare. … This book is an inspiring reference guide that demonstrates how to improve results in the field of animal welfare in zoos.” (Kara Chirgwin and Monika Fiby, zoolex.org, May, 2014)

“The authors believe that good zoos give maximum value for animals, visitors, and even conservation. … the book shows imaginative and appropriate physical designs, such as a series of pools for hippos and trees or tunnels for snakes. Blending principles and demonstrations, Maple and Perdue clearly illustrate how to make zoos good places for captive animals to live and for people to visit. Summing Up: Recommended. Animal studies collections, upper-division undergraduates and above.” (J. A. Mather, Choice, Vol. 51 (3), November, 2013)

 

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