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International Zoo Yearbook 41: Animal Health and Conservation

Series: International Zoo Yearbooks Volume: 41

Zoological Society of London

Paperback | Jul 2007 | #238144
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Contains a section on current developments in zoo veterinary medicine, and a section on the developing zoo world.


Contents

- Introduction to ‘Animal Health and Conservation’ in Volume 41 of the International Zoo Yearbook / R. ERIC MILLER   1–2

ANIMAL HEALTH AND CONSERVATION
- Role of the zoo veterinarian in the conservation of captive and free-ranging wildlife / S. L. DEEM   3–11
- The role of zoos in biosurveillance / T. McNAMARA   12–15
- Role of veterinarians in regional management plans / N. LAMBERSKI, C. WEST   16–23
- Role of veterinarians in re-introductions / R. A. KOCK, P. S. SOORAE, O. B. MOHAMMED   24–37
- Tools and techniques for disease risk assessment in threatened wildlife conservation programmes / P. S. MILLER   38–51
- The many uses of non-invasive faecal steroid monitoring in zoo and wildlife species / F. SCHWARZENBERGER   52–74
- West Nile virus / C. R. O'DONNELL, D. A. TRAVIS   75–84
- Amphibian chytridiomycosis: strategies for captive management and conservation / S. YOUNG, L. BERGER, R. SPEARE   85–95
- Avian influenza H5N1: a review of the current situation and relevance to zoos / S. P. REDROBE   96–109
- An integrated health approach to the conservation of Mountain gorillas Gorilla beringei beringei / M. CRANFIELD, R. MINNIS   110–121

THE DEVELOPING ZOO WORLD
- Sexual reproduction of scleractinian corals in public aquariums: current status and future perspectives / D. PETERSEN, J. FALCATO, P. GILLES, R. JONES   122–137
- The captive breeding and educational display of the Medicinal leech Hirudo medicinalis (Linnaeus 1758) at Bristol Zoo Gardens / W. SPENCER, G. JONES   138–144
- Hand-rearing and reintroduction of an infant White-crowned mangabey Cercocebus atys lunulatus at Flamingo Land Zoo, Malton, UK / D. CROSS   145–155
- Integration of one hand-reared Cherry-crowned mangabey Cercocebus torquatus torquatus and two hand-reared Drills Mandrillus leucophaeus into their respective family groups at Barcelona Zoo / M. T. ABELLÓ, M. COLELL, M. MARTÍN   156–165
- A world survey of husbandry practices for Lion-tailed macaques Macaca silenus in captivity / A. MALLAPUR, A. SINHA, N. WARAN   166–175
- Successful behavioural adaptation of an orphaned juvenile Bonobo Pan paniscus: a case study at the Primate Park Apenheul, the Netherlands / M. DE LATHOUWERS, L. VAN ELSACKER   176–182
- Hand-rearing Roe deer Capreolus capreolus: practice and research potential / A. WALLACH, M. INBAR, R. LAMBERT, S. COHEN, U. SHANAS   183–193
- Beyond threatened species and reintroduction: establishing priorities for conservation and breeding programmes for European rodents in zoos / S. GIPPOLITI, G. AMORI   194–202
- Three years of experience running the Masoala Rainforest ecosystem at Zurich Zoo, Switzerland / M. R. BAUERT, S. C. FURRER, R. ZINGG, H. W. STEINMETZ   203–216
- An analysis of country, socio-economic and time factors on worldwide zoo attendance during a 40 year period / G. DAVEY   217–225
- Perception of visitors towards the role of zoos: a Malaysian perspective / C. L. PUAN, M. ZAKARIA   226–232

REFERENCE
- Zoos and Aquariums of the World   233–380
- Index to List of Zoos and Aquariums of the World   381–398
- Associations   399–425
- International Studbooks for Rare Species of Wild Animals in Captivity   426–448
- Author Index to Volume 41   449–450
- Subject Index to Volume 41   451–461


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