An Introduction to Zoo Biology and Management by Paul A. Rees

By Paul A. Rees

This ebook is meant as an introductory textual content for college students learning quite a lot of classes considering animal administration, zoo biology and natural world conservation, and may even be invaluable to zookeepers and different zoo execs. it really is divided into 3 components. half 1 considers the functionality of zoos, their background, how zoos are controlled, ethics, zoo laws and flora and fauna conservation legislations. half 2 discusses the layout of zoos and zoo indicates, animal nutrients, copy, animal behaviour (including enrichment and training), animal welfare, veterinary care, animal dealing with and transportation. eventually, half three discusses captive breeding programmes, genetics, inhabitants biology, checklist conserving, and the academic function of zoos, together with a attention of customer behaviour. It concludes with a dialogue of the function of zoos within the conservation of species within the wild and in species reintroductions. This e-book takes a global viewpoint and features a wide selection of examples of the operation of zoos and breeding programmes really within the united kingdom, Europe, North the US and Australasia.

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The earliest wild animal keeping may have occurred for religious reasons. The Egyptians regarded many animal species as sacred – including hippopotamuses, owls and crocodiles – and often kept them in temples. Tame lions were kept by pharaohs and some animals were mummified. There was an ancient zoo at Alexandria, founded by Ptolemy Philadelphus, but little is known about it. There is earlier evidence suggesting a close association between people and wild animals in Egypt. A double bird-shaped slate palette dated from before 3100 BC is decorated with relief carvings of a man and three ostriches.

GBIF uses the ‘Catalogue of Life’ as the taxonomic basis of its web portal. ● The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). A new World Register of Marine Species was inaugurated in June 2008 with the objective of consolidating world databases of marine organisms. At this time it contained about 122,500 validated marine species names. 11 EXERCISES 1 2 3 4 29 32% of all the names reviewed (WoRMS, 2008). The World Register will clarify for all time the valid name of all marine species (WoRMS, 2008).

T. balica P. t. sondaica P. t. virgata Bali tiger Javan tiger Caspian tiger The binomial system is hierarchical in nature, with similar species being collected together into larger and larger groups. Related species are grouped into genera; similar genera are grouped into families; similar families are grouped into orders and so on. The main divisions (or taxa) of this hierarchical system are: ● Kingdom ● Phylum (plural: phyla) ● Class ● Order ● Family ● Genus (plural: genera) ● Species (plural: species).

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