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Encyclopedia of the World's Zoos (3-Volume Set)

Edited By: Catherine Bell and Lester Fisher

1577 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, tables

Fitzroy Dearborn

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #98124 | ISBN: 1579581749
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About this book

More than 150 zoos are profiled, as are the zoo-related histories of 100 animals traditionally exhibited in zoos and those affected by zoo conservation and breeding efforts.

'The first major reference that is more than a directory of zoological parks ... a remarkably current work ... With so few reference resources about the world of zoos, libraries will welcome this wonderful and unique title. Highly recommended.' Library Journal


Contents

Entries include: Animal Rights; Artificial Insemination; Behavioral Research Facility; Biotechnology; Breeding and Reproduction; Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Park; Captivity; Children's Zoo; Diseases; Endangered Species; Ethics; Farm Animal Exhibits; Frozen Zoo; Genetics; Governance; Hanna, Jack; History: Earliest Zoos up to Early 1800s; Institute of Zoology (London); Invertebrates Exhibits; Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine; Kangaroo and Wallaby; Landscaping: Zoo Garden; Legislation: International; Mammals; Melbourne Zoological Gardens; Nocturnal Animal Exhibits; Nursery; Outreach Programs, International; Panda, Giant; Population Management: Small Population; Rabb, George B.; Rehabilitation and Rescue Center; San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park; Sanctuary/Preserve; Training, Animal; Veterinary Medicine: Evolution of; Wildlife Conservation Society; Zoo Biology; and many more.

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