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  • The Behavioural Biology of Zoo Animals

The Behavioural Biology of Zoo Animals

  • 48.00€

Tags: Zoo animal management, Ecological balance, Basic biology and wellbeing, Zoos conservation mission.


"Zoo animals" as a population are a diverse array of species from all around the globe. When managed in captivity, it is important that key aspects of natural ecology are factored into animal care, as well as considerations relating to welfare, life history and behavioural needs. The Behavioural Biology of Zoo Animals is the first book on captive animal behaviour and how this applies to welfare. 368 p.

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Authors expertises affiliations

  • Paul Rose, Editor. PhD, specialized in the behaviour and welfare of captive flamingos; Lecturer at the University of Exeter (UK), Psychology Department, where he specializes in animal behaviour; Manager and research associate for the Captive Animal Research Programme, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Animal Welfare & Ethics Committee, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire (UK); and Lecturer on the Zoo Animal Management courses for the University Centre, Sparsholt (UK).

     
  • Publication date (electronic format): 2022-11.

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