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International Zoo Yearbook 44: Bears and Canids

Series: International Zoo Yearbooks Volume: 44

Zoological Society of London

Paperback | Jan 2009 | #238152
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Volume 44 contains a section on current developments in zoo practices regarding bears and canids, and the regular section with contributions on developments in the zoo world.


- African zoos: partnering a necessary renaissance / D. R. MORGAN   1–6

- Editorial: Bears and Canids / ANDREW C. KITCHENER, CHERYL S. ASA   7–15
- Veterinary issues related to bears (Ursidae) / D. C. BOURNE, J. M. CRACKNELL, H. J. BACON   16–32
- Taxonomic issues in bears: impacts on conservation in zoos and the wild, and gaps in current knowledge   A. C. KITCHENER   33–46
- Rehabilitation and reintroduction of captive-reared bears: feasibility and methodology for European brown bears Ursus arctos / D. HUBER   47–54
- Hibernation exhibit for Japanese black bear Ursus thibetanus japonicus at Ueno Zoological Gardens / K. ITOH, K. IDE, Y. KOJIMA, M. TERADA   55–64
- Enriching the lives of bears in zoos / G. LAW, A. REID   65–74
- Canids and ursids in mixed-species exhibits / N. DORMAN, D. C. BOURNE   75–86
- Small canid husbandry challenges: reviewing problems, with recommendations for improving captive canid programmes / K. BAUMAN, A. MEKARSKA, J. GRISHAM, C. LYNCH   87–101
- The importance of reproductive management and monitoring in canid husbandry and endangered-species recovery / C. S. ASA   102–108
- Reproductive management in captive and wild canids: contraception challenges / S. M. BOUTELLE, H. J. BERTSCHINGER   109–120
- Analysis and discussion of Maned wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus population trends in Brazilian institutions: lessons from the Brazilian studbook, 1969–2006 / R. E. T. VANSTREELS, C. PESSUTTI   121–135
- The role of the Species Survival Plan in Maned wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus conservation / N. SONGSASEN, M. D. RODDEN   136–148
- The influence of husbandry and pack management on Dhole Cuon alpinus reproduction / H. MAISCH   149–164
- Cooperative conservation: zoos and in situ captive breeding for endangered Island fox Urocyon littoralis ssp / T. J. COONAN, A. VARSIK, C. LYNCH, C. A. SCHWEMM   165–172
- Swift fox Vulpes velox reintroductions: a review of release protocols / S. S. WATERS   173–182

- ‘Building a Future for Wildlife’? Evaluating the contribution of the world zoo and aquarium community to in situ conservation / M. GUSSET, G. DICK   183–191
- The economic and social contribution of the zoological industry in Australia / V. BERI, A. TRANENT, P. ABELSON   192–200
- Evaluation of hand-rearing records for Spix's macaw Cyanopsitta spixii at the Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation from 2005 to 2007 / A. TSCHUDIN, H. RETTMER, R. WATSON, M. CLAUSS, S. HAMMER   201–211
- Sixteen-year review of the population trends and mortality causes for captive Woolly monkey Lagothrix spp. / K. ANGE-VAN HEUGTEN, E. VAN HEUGTEN, M. W. A. VERSTEGEN   212–217
- Case studies of infant development in two guenons, the Wolf's guenon Cercopithecus pogonias wolfi and Allen's swamp monkey Allenopithecus nigroviridis, at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo / G. FULLER, K. E. LUKAS   218–231
- An analysis of breeding results for hand-reared Gorillas Gorilla gorilla born over a 25 year period in the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) population / Ma T. ABELLÓ, M. HOLTKÖTTER, J. VERMEER, M. COLELL   232–237
- Notes on the development and behaviour of two Binturong Arctictus binturong litters born at Taronga Zoo, Sydney / L. ABRA   238–245
- Planting Sugar palms Borassus flabellifer as a means to offset the CO2 load of Apenheul Primate Park, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands / L. E. M. DE BOER   246–250

- Zoos and Aquariums of the World   251–431
- Index to list of Zoos and Aquariums of the World   432–452
- Author Index to Volume 44   453–454
- Subject Index to Volume 44   455–464
- Associations   I–L
- International Studbooks for Rare Species of Wild Animals in Captivity   LI–LXXV

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