By Devra G. Kleiman, Katerina V. Thompson, Charlotte Kirk Baer
Zoos, aquaria, and flora and fauna parks are important facilities of animal conservation and administration. for almost fifteen years, those associations have depended on Wild Mammals in Captivity because the crucial reference for his or her paintings. Now the e-book reemerges in a very up to date moment variation. Wild Mammals in Captivity provides the most up-tp-date pondering and perform within the care and administration of untamed mammals in zoos and different associations. in a single finished quantity, the editors have accrued the most up-tp-date info from reviews of animal habit; advances in captive breeding; study in body structure, genetics, and nutrients; and new pondering in animal administration and welfare. during this version, greater than three-quarters of the textual content is new, and data from greater than seventy-five members is punctiliously up-to-date. the traditional textual content for all classes in zoo biology, Wild Mammals in Captivity will, in its new incarnation, remain utilized by zoo managers, animal caretakers, researchers, and an individual with an curiosity in how you can deal with animals in captive conditions.