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International Zoo Yearbook 15: Small Mammals in Captivity

Series: International Zoo Yearbooks Volume: 15

Edited By: Nicole Duplaix-Hall

463 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Zoological Society of London

Hardback | Dec 1975 | #48162
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About this book

Divided into 3 main sections:

Section 1 contains 17 papers on Small Mammals in Captivity which reflect the diverse physiological and behavioural adaptations of a group of animals long neglected as zoo subjects including mongooses, red pandas, beavers, prairie dogs, shrews, treeshrews, mouse lemurs, hutias, tenrecs and neotropical bats.
Section 2 contains 73 papers on breeding, husbandry, hand-rearing, building and exhibits, conservation and education.
Finally, section 3 lists the vertebrate species bred in captivity during 1973, where each was bred and which were offspring of captive-born parents.


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