Life at the Zoo

Life at the Zoo

Book - 2004
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Some 140 million people visit zoos and aquariums annually - more than attend all major U.S. professional sporting events. Life at the Zoo is an eminent zoo veterinarian's personal account of the challenges presented by the evolution of zoos and the expectations of their visitors. Over the past thirty years, more and more has been expected of zoos as animal welfare concerns have escalated along with steady advances in science, medicine, and technology. This book tells how animal exhibits are developed and how illnesses are detected in patients and describes the hazards of working around dangerous creatures.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2004.
ISBN: 9780231132480
Call Number: 590.73 ROBINSON
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Zoos.


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