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Last Animals at the Zoo: How Mass Extinction Can Be Stopped

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In Last Animals at theZoo, Colin Tudge argues that zoos have become an essential part of modernconservation strategy, and that the only real hope for saving many endangeredspecies is through creative use of zoos in combination with restoration ofnatural habitats. From the genetics of captive breeding to techniques ofbehavioral enrichment, Tudge examines all aspects of zoo conservation programs and explains how the precarious existence of so many animals can best be protected.

About the Author

Colin Tudge is a biologist.At the time of publication, Tudge was working at Chester Zoo, at the Zoological Society of London, and within the Federation of British Zoos. He began his career at New Scientist in the early 1970s.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559631570
Subtitle:
How Mass Extinction Can Be Stopped
Author:
Tudge, Colin
Publisher:
Island Press
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Extinction (Biology)
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Publication Date:
19930101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
266
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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