From the Bronx into the Wild! My Adventurous Experience at the Bronx Zoo
Contributor(s):: Lauren Noll
Many people defend zoos, claiming that they provide great opportunities in education, scientific research, and the overall preservation of wildlife worldwide. However, many people will take the opposing side, arguing that it is wrong to deprive animals of their natural habitats and lifestyles....
The nature of hope: Thane Maynard at TEDxCincinnati
Contributor(s):: Thane Maynard
Thane Maynard director of zoo talks about calendars the effort to save endangered animals from bunk of extinction and explores how that's possible cbc or and why it's so important here in the 20th century. Thane has written more than a dozen books, the most recent, “Hope For Animals...
The Role of Modern Zoos in Wildlife Conservation: From the WCS to the Wild
Contributor(s):: John Scott
The reality of the modern world is that humanity is increasing its population rapidly, and demanding more resources than the earth can provide. Humans are utilizing resources like water and fossil fuels, and are in turn polluting and causing a shift in the global climate. Most importantly, humans...
Pet therapy con adolescenti nel contesto familiare. = Pet therapy with adolescents in the family context
Contributor(s):: Merenda, Aluette
From Visit to Action: How Zoo Visitor Characteristics Influence Environmentally-Responsible Behavior
Contributor(s):: Stephanie Joseph
Over the last 30 years, AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums have shifted focus from recreation to become centers of research, conservation and education. As awareness of environmental issues increases, zoos around the world have stepped up the challenge of engaging their visitors in learning...
"It's All Happening at the Zoo:" Plural Visions of Landscape, Animals, and Humans in the Early Days of the Bronx Zoo
Contributor(s):: Rebecca Lauren Merten
This thesis examines the Bronx Zoo from the creation of the New York Zoological Society through the year of 1906, seven years after the zoo opened. This zoo, like other parks and zoos of the time, was born out of larger movements that placed importance on civic public amenities and valued certain...
Sep 09 2015
International Congress of Zookeepers
Do Formal Inspections Ensure that British Zoos Meet and Improve on Minimum Animal Welfare Standards?
Contributor(s):: Chris Draper, William Browne, Stephen Harris
We analysed two consecutive inspection reports for each of 136 British zoos made by government-appointed inspectors between 2005 and 2011 to assess how well British zoos were complying with minimum animal welfare standards; median interval between inspections was 1,107 days. There was no...
The Assessment of Animal Welfare in British Zoos by Government-Appointed Inspectors
Contributor(s):: Chris Draper, Stephen Harris
We analysed the reports of government-appointed inspectors from 192 zoos between 2005–2008 to provide the first review of how animal welfare was assessed in British zoos since the enactment of the Zoo Licensing Act 1981. We examined the effects of whether or not a veterinarian was included...
Saving Animals, Saving the Future: John Linehan at TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet
Contributor(s):: John Linehan
The planet is losing species at alarming rates, and we must act now if we want to save those that teeter on the brink of extinction. From honeybees to rhinos, John Linehan, President and CEO of Zoo New England, has dedicated more than 30 years to protecting wildlife and educating people of all...
Contributor(s):: Mullan, Bob , Marvin, Garry
Knowledge and Pleasure at Regent's Park: The Gardens of the Zoological Society of London during the Nineteenth Century
Contributor(s):: Åkerberg, Sofia Margareta
Contributor(s):: Amanda Shyne
Encounters with the "Big Cats" of the Amur Region: Jeremy Nelson at TEDxMoncton
Contributor(s):: Jeremy Nelson
Magnetic Hill Zoo in Moncton, New Brunswick, has transformed over the last quarter century from a small game farm to a zoo industry leader and innovator in the areas of education, animal care and community involvement. Their latest venture - the design and construction of a gorgeous Amur Tiger...
Why We Need Zoos: Gabriela Mastromonaco at TEDxToronto
Contributor(s):: Gabriela Mastromonaco
There are various schools of thought surrounding zoos and their purpose. Skeptics argue that it’s unethical to remove wild animals from their natural habitat to be put on display, but proponents of zoos stress that they serve a critical scientific purpose. In this TEDxTalk, Dr. Gabriella...
Our relationship with Primates & Wilderness: Carla Litchfield at TEDxAdelaide
Contributor(s):: Carla Litchfield
Carla Litchfield is a scientist, an animal behaviourist/ primatologist/ behavioural ecologist/ conservation psychologist (she says you can't pigeonhole her!), who is passionate about animals, especially our closest livingrelatives -- chimpanzees. She is also a lecturer at UniSA as well as the...
Animal Profile: Animals Depend on People Too
Ancient camelids in the Old World - between Arabia and Europe
Contributor(s):: Mashkour, M., Beech, M.
This special issue contains topics on the history, use and value of camels in different areas of the world, including Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Romania, Hungary and Serbia.
Camels from Roman imperial sites in Serbia
Contributor(s):: Vukovic-Bogdanovic, S., Blazic, S.
This paper presents camel remains identified in Roman sites in Serbia. The remains originate from Viminacium, the capital of Roman province Moesia, and from the 3rd-4th century Villa rustica in the locality of Vranj, in the province of Pannonia. In Viminacium, they were found in a 4th century...
Camels in Romania
Contributor(s):: Balasescu, A.
A large number of animal remains (186 pieces) were accidentally discovered in 2008, during construction works on a private property in Agighiol village (Tulcea County), in an area previously unknown to have archaeological relevance. This material led to the identification of camel remains (155...