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This accessible, up-to-date book on animal training in a zoo/aquaria context provides a unified approach to zoo animal learning, bringing together the art and science of animal training. Written by experts in academia and working zoos, it incorporates the latest information from the scientific community along with current best practice, demystifying the complexities of training zoo animals. In doing so, it teaches readers how to effectively train animals and to fully understand the consequences of their actions. 380 p.



Authors expertises affiliations

  • Vicky A. Melfi, Editor. PhD, Professor, Research Associate. Hartpury University, Hartpury, Gloucestershire (UK); and Managing Editor of the Journal of Zoo and Aquaria Research, published by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).
  • Nicole R. Dorey, Editor. PhD, Senior Lecturer, Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist (CAAB), Consultant on research and training at zoos. Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (USA).
  • Samantha J. Ward, Editor. PhD, Senior Lecturer in Animal Science. School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Brakenhurst Campus, Southwell (UK); Currently on the BIAZA research committee and also sits as the welfare expert on Defra's Zoo Executive Committee.
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  • Publication date (print): 2020-02
  • ISBN (print): 978-1-118-96853-6
  • ISBN (ebook PDF): 978-1-118-96856-7

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