An Introduction to Zoo Biology and Management
May 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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PART 1 – HISTORY, ORGANISATION AND REGULATION.
1 The Purpose and Popularity of Zoos.
3 A Short History of Zoos.
4 Zoo Organisation and Management.
5 Zoo Legislation.
6 Ethics and Zoos.
PART 2 – ENCLOSURES, HUSBANDRY AND BEHAVIOUR.
7 Zoo and Exhibit Design.
8 Nutrition and Feeding.
9 Reproductive Biology.
10 Zoo Animal Behaviour, Enrichment and Training.>
11 Animal Welfare and Veterinary Care.
PART 3 - CONSERVATION.
12 Collection Planning and Captive Breeding.
13 Record Keeping.
14 Education, Research and Zoo Visitor Behaviour.
15 In-situ Conservation and Reintroductions.
“Overall, this is an exemplary introductory text, with masses of invaluable supporting information in appendices and a companion website: www.wiley.com/go/rees/zoo. Giant pandas, by the way, get almost fifty mentions in an excellent index.” (British Ecological Society Bulletin, 1 August 2012)
"For students and for zoo professionals in the early stages of their career, this text covers a wide range of topics . . . A companion website contains figures and tables from the book for downloading." (Book News, 1 August 2011)