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Annual intake trends of a large urban animal rehabilitation centre in South Africa: a case study

By K. Wimberger, C. T. Downs

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Each year, worldwide, large numbers of wild animals are taken to rehabilitation centres for treatment, care and release. Although analysis of intake records may provide valuable insight into the threats and impacts to wildlife, there are few such published reports. Four years of intake records from a large urban rehabilitation centre in South Africa were examined for trends. Animal intake rate was high (2,701 [+or-94] per annum). Most of the intake (90

Date 2010
Publication Title Animal Welfare
Volume 19
Issue 4
Pages 501-513
ISBN/ISSN 0962-7286
Language English
Author Address School of Biological and Conservation Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, P/Bag X01, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg 3209, South Africa. Downs@ukzn.ac.za kirstenwimberger@yahoo.com
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  1. Africa
  2. Analysis
  3. Animal rights
  4. Animal welfare
  5. Biological resources
  6. Birds
  7. Case Report
  8. Commonwealth of Nations
  9. Developed countries
  10. Education
  11. Mammals
  12. peer-reviewed
  13. Primates
  14. Reptiles
  15. Research
  16. South Africa
  17. Studies
  18. Threshold Countries
  19. urban areas
  20. Wild animals
  21. wildlife
  22. World
  23. Zoology
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  1. peer-reviewed