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Wild animals in captivity.

Heini Hediger

Wild animals in captivity.

by Heini Hediger

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Published by Butterworths Scientific Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoos.,
  • Animal behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 183-193.

    StatementTranslated by G. Sircom. Foreword by Edward Hindle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL76 .H413
    The Physical Object
    Pagination ix, 207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6087735M
    LC Control Number51002459
    OCLC/WorldCa1535213

      Wild animals in captivity Download for print-disabled Buy this book. Better World Books; Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. Aug | History. An edition of Wild animals in captivity () Wild animals in captivity Cited by:   Born Free Foundation is raising funds for Beyond The Bars: Wild Animals In Captivity Book on Kickstarter! Beyond The Bars addresses questions raised about animal welfare, zoos and the immorality of keeping wild animals in captivity.

    The General Curator emeritus of the New York Zoo has written a book which any veterinarian interested in wild animals will find fascinating and which those who have zoo animals as patients will find a necessity. The various mammals customarily kept in zoos are arranged under family and order, the system generally followed being that of "The principles of classification and a classification of. Highly Recommended" -- The Midwest Book Review "Wild Animals in Captivity, proves to be an excellent resource for the next generation of animal welfare supporters. Unlike many books written for a tween or young teen audience, Wild Animals presents information in a factual and interesting way. Readers, both young and old, will appreciate a tone Price: $

    E-book $ to $ About E-books ISBN: Published August Zoos, aquaria, and wildlife parks are vital centers of animal conservation and management. For nearly fifteen years, these institutions have relied on Wild Mammals in Captivity as the essential reference for their work.   Should animals be kept in captivity? This question has been heavily debated for decades. The events that occurred at SeaWorld Orlando, most recently in , and the subsequent release of the condemning documentary Blackfish in have brought to light the treatment of wild animals in captivity and whether or not it is an ethical practice.


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book to naively wallow in the unsophisticated and superficial pop belief that animals should not ever be in captivity and would be much happier and more carefree scampering prettily across the sun-drenched veldt, and especially DO NOT READ THIS BOOK if you do not wish to shed yourself of a host of unfounded and unhealthy cultural prejudices imposed on /5.

Wild Animals in Captivity covers some of the mistaken notions concerning the conditions of animals in captivity, most of which are the result of an anthropomorphic approach to the subject.

This book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with an overview of the historical development of zoological gardens. Wild Animals in Captivity is a very insightful book encouraging older children, perhaps pre-teens, to learn about and consider the circumstances of the captive wildlife that westerners see in zoos, aquariums, circuses, and roadside attractions.

Although this book deals with a heavy theme, it has the ability empower young readers to take an active interest in deciding what zoos they visit with /5(10).

Wild Animals in Captivity covers some of the mistaken notions concerning the conditions of animals in captivity, most of which are the result of an anthropomorphic approach to the book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with an overview of the historical development of zoological gardens.

The succeeding chapters deal with the territorial requirements and sociological 5/5(1). Wild Animals in Captivity covers some of the mistaken notions concerning the conditions of animals in captivity, most of which are the result of an anthropomorphic approach to the subject.

This book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with an overview of the historical development of zoological Edition: 1. These scenes are at the heart of Wild Animals in Captivity - a book that focuses on wild animals living in captivity around the world.

"Captive animals become stressed when they try to act naturally, but can't," the author writes. "In many zoos, you'll see them pacing, weaving, or sitting motionless. This is the animal's way of telling us that.

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Wild animals in captivity; being an account of the habits, food, management and treatment of the beasts and birds at the 'Zoo,' with reminiscences and anecdotes, By Abraham Dee Bartlett. London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd.,   Laidlaw effectively captures the plight faced by captive wild animals, even in major, apparently high-quality zoos.

In four riveting chapters he explores first the general issues of life in captivity, then addresses specific, often severe, problems faced by Author: Rob Laidlaw. -- "The Midwest Book Review" ""Wild Animals in Captivity," proves to be an excellent resource for the next generation of animal welfare supporters.

Unlike many books written for a tween or young teen audience, "Wild Animals" presents information in a factual and interesting way. Readers, both young and old, will appreciate a tone that educates Reviews: 2. `Wild Mammals in Captivity' is an in-depth and comprehensive text book looking at the various aspects of animal life in captivity.

It looks at a wide range of animals and topics and the main parts cover Basic Husbandry, Nutrition, Exhibitry, Population Management for Conservation, Behaviour, Reproduction, Captive Mammal Research and five s:   Wild Animals in Captivity is a very insightful book encouraging older children, perhaps pre-teens, to learn about and consider the circumstances of the captive wildlife that westerners see in zoos, aquariums, circuses, and roadside attractions.

Although this book deals with a heavy theme, it has the ability empower young readers to take an active interest in deciding what zoos they visit with /5.

The 4 species for which a studbook (ie, record of the lineage of wild animals bred in captivity) was maintained had a high rLE, potentially indicating the positive effect of intensive breeding Author: Keekok Lee. These scenes are at the heart of Wild Animals in Captivity — a book that focuses on wild animals living in captivity around the world.

"Captive animals become stressed when they try to act naturally, but can't," the author writes. "In many zoos, you'll see them pacing, weaving, or sitting motionless. This is the animal's way of telling us. Wild Animals in Captivity: An Outline of the Biology of Zoological Gardens (English and German Editions) (German) Paperback – June 1, by Heini Hediger (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Price: $ Wild animals are kept for a variety of reasons and in a range of environments, including zoos, circuses, other performing environments and as pets in homes (known as 'exotic pets').

Giving wild animals what they need in captivity can prove challenging. The best captive environment mimics elements of an animal's natural surroundings in the wild.

— The Midwest Book Review "Wild Animals in Captivity, proves to be an excellent resource for the next generation of animal welfare supporters. Unlike many books written for a tween or young teen audience, Wild Animals presents information in a factual and interesting way. Readers, both young and old, will appreciate a tone that educates /5(4).

Wild Animals in Captivity is a visually stunning and engagingly written book that tells the story of zoo animals and contrasts their lives to those "at home in the wild." Most zoos, from grim roadside exhibits to huge urban displays, are sadly wanting.5/5(6).

Wild Animals in Captivity covers some of the mistaken notions concerning the conditions of animals in captivity, most of which are the result of an anthropomorphic approach to the subject. This book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with an overview of the historical development of zoological gardens.

The succeeding chapters deal with the territorial requirements and sociological. "A caged lion pacing back and forth on a worn path and dolphins swimming in unending circles are captive animals exhibiting 'stereotypies, ' or repetitive abnormal behaviors.

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On the School Library Journal's Best Books listOn the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association YA Top Forty list for Silver Birch NomineeGood Free shipping over $/5(4). Support legislative efforts to protect wild animals, like the proposed bill to ban keeping cetaceans in captivity that’s moving through the Canadian Parliament right now.