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Wildlife conservation and the modern zoo

Gordon Woodroffe

Wildlife conservation and the modern zoo

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Published by Saiga in Hindhead .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p198-200. - Includes index.

Statementby Gordon Woodroffe.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,209p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19666015M

The Zoo partnered with more than institutions across the nation in a year-long initiative to promote wildlife conservation through Project Passenger Pigeon. The project engaged a broad audience through a documentary film, a new book on passenger pigeons, a website, social media, curricula and a wide range of exhibits and programming for.   A male elephant passes by in Ngorongoro Crater. (Photograph by Michael Hutchins) In our extensive series of interviews on wildlife issues, Dr. Michael Hutchins, and I have discussed a number of pressing global concerns that compromise the health of ecosystems and conservation efforts aimed at saving and restoring imperiled wildlife populations. The distinguished conservationist and noted. THE EXPANDING ROLE OF THE ZOO VETERINARIAN Historical As a conservation tool, healthy captive ani-mals in zoos have been the ambassadors for their species, educating and inspiring people to care about wildlife conservation. Histori-cally, the zoo veterinarian’s role in conserva-tion focused on the health care of these individual captive Size: KB.


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