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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 September 2020
  • ISBN : 9780128167267
  • Page : 410 pages
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This book draws together, for the first time, the published research on the behaviour, ecology and welfare of elephants living in zoos, circuses, logging camps and other captive environments in a single comprehensive volume. It takes a multi-disciplinary approach, considering the work of zoo biologists, animal behaviour and welfare scientists, veterinarians, philosophers, zoo educators, tourism specialists, conservation biologists, lawyers and others with a professional interest in elephants. Elephants under Human Care: The Behaviour, Ecology, and Welfare of Elephants in Captivity is a valuable resource for zoo biology and animal welfare researchers. It is also useful for students and zoo professionals and managers looking for a comprehensive guide to current research on captive elephants. Although not intended as a husbandry manual, the book discusses some of the elephant welfare standards developed by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) and their relationship to current knowledge of captive elephants. Includes results of captive studies compared with field studies of wild elephants Features original images of elephant behaviour as they live and behave under human care Includes results of the author’s original research including many original photographs Considers future implications of research for the welfare and conservation of elephants, both for elephants in captivity and those living in the wild

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Elephants Under Human Care

Elephants Under Human Care
  • Author : Paul A. Rees
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-27
  • ISBN : 9780128167267
GET THIS BOOKElephants Under Human Care

This book draws together, for the first time, the published research on the behaviour, ecology and welfare of elephants living in zoos, circuses, logging camps and other captive environments in a single comprehensive volume. It takes a multi-disciplinary approach, considering the work of zoo biologists, animal behaviour and welfare scientists, veterinarians, philosophers, zoo educators, tourism specialists, conservation biologists, lawyers and others with a professional interest in elephants. Elephants under Human Care: The Behaviour, Ecology, and Welfare of Elephants in Captivity

Elephants on the Edge

Elephants on the Edge
  • Author : G. A. Bradshaw
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-10-06
  • ISBN : 9780300154917
GET THIS BOOKElephants on the Edge

“At times sad and at times heartwarming . . . Helps us to understand not only elephants, but all animals, including ourselves” (Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation). Drawing on accounts from India to Africa and California to Tennessee, and on research in neuroscience, psychology, and animal behavior, G. A. Bradshaw explores the minds, emotions, and lives of elephants. Wars, starvation, mass culls, poaching, and habitat loss have reduced elephant numbers from more than ten million to a few hundred thousand, leaving orphans

Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants

Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants
  • Author : Murray Fowler,Susan K. Mikota
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-01-09
  • ISBN : 9780470344118
GET THIS BOOKBiology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants

Elephants are possibly the most well-known members of the animal kingdom. The enormous size, unusual anatomy, and longevity of elephants have fascinated humans for millenia. Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants serves as a comprehensive text on elephant medicine and surgery. Based on the expertise of 36 scientists and clinical veterinarians, this volume covers biology, husbandry, veterinary medicine and surgery of the elephant as known today. Written by the foremost experts in the field Comprehensively covers both Asian and African elephants

Proceedings 2021 Joint AAZV EAZWV Conference

Proceedings 2021 Joint AAZV EAZWV Conference
  • Author : Charlotte Kirk Baer
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2021-08-31
  • ISBN : 9783754337066
GET THIS BOOKProceedings 2021 Joint AAZV EAZWV Conference

These are the proceedings of the 2021 Joint American Association of Zoo Veterinarians and European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians Conference.

Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology

Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology
  • Author : Kirk N. Gelatt,Caryn E. Plummer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-05-26
  • ISBN : 9781119801351
GET THIS BOOKEssentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology

A user-friendly reference to basic, foundational information on veterinary ophthalmology This book provides readers with a user-friendly manual to the basics of veterinary ophthalmology. It puts a focus on the most relevant information for clinical practice. Emphasizing canine ophthalmology, the book also covers the foundations of feline, equine, farm animal, and exotic animal ophthalmology. To aid in reader comprehension and information assimilation, a companion website presents review questions and the figures from the book in PowerPoint. Sample topics covered within

Reproductive Sciences in Animal Conservation

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  • Author : William V. Holt,Janine L. Brown,Pierre Comizzoli
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-04
  • ISBN : 9781493908202
GET THIS BOOKReproductive Sciences in Animal Conservation

Reproductive biology is more than the development of techniques for helping with too little or too much breeding. While some of the relevant techniques are useful for individual species, technical developments have to be backed up by thorough biological understanding of the background behind the problems. This book is therefore threefold; (1) it provides a snapshot of the state of the art in terms of species-specific reproductive technologies, whether for individual animals or whole taxonomic groups; (2) it sets the reproductive problems

Captive Elephant Accident Prevention Act of 1999

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  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : PURD:32754070178151
GET THIS BOOKCaptive Elephant Accident Prevention Act of 1999

The Living Elephants

The Living Elephants
  • Author : Raman Sukumar
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-09-11
  • ISBN : 0198026730
GET THIS BOOKThe Living Elephants

The Living Elephants is the authoritative resource for information on both Asian and African elephants. From the ancient origins of the proboscideans to the present-day crisis of the living elephants, this volume synthesizes the behavior, ecology and conservation of elephants, while covering also the history of human interactions with elephants, all within the theoretical framework of evolutionary biology. The book begins with a survey of the 60-million year evolutionary history of the proboscideans emphasizing the role of climate and vegetation

Zookeeping

Zookeeping
  • Author : Mark D. Irwin,John B. Stoner,Aaron M. Cobaugh
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-09
  • ISBN : 9780226925325
GET THIS BOOKZookeeping

As species extinction, environmental protection, animal rights, and workplace safety issues come to the fore, zoos and aquariums need keepers who have the technical expertise and scientific knowledge to keep animals healthy, educate the public, and create regional, national, and global conservation and management communities. This textbook offers a comprehensive and practical overview of the profession geared toward new animal keepers and anyone who needs a foundational account of the topics most important to the day-to-day care of zoo and

Sustainable Escapes

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  • Author : Lonely Planet
  • Publisher : Lonely Planet
  • Release Date : 2020-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781838690373
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Escapes

This is Lonely Planet's guide to the world's best eco-friendly resorts and experiences. From eco-lodges with cutting-edge sustainability initiatives to tours designed to protect wildlife and empower communities, you'll discover remarkable places where you can feel good about spending your time and money.

The Elephant's Girl

The Elephant's Girl
  • Author : Celesta Rimington
  • Publisher : Crown Books For Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2020
  • ISBN : 9780593121221
GET THIS BOOKThe Elephant's Girl

Twelve-year-old Lexington, a foundling raised in a zoo, spends a summer cementing friendships, growing closer to the elephant that saved her life, and learning about her family and herself.

The Animal Ethics Reader

The Animal Ethics Reader
  • Author : Susan J. Armstrong,Richard G. Botzler
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-11-18
  • ISBN : 9781317421979
GET THIS BOOKThe Animal Ethics Reader

The Animal Ethics Reader is an acclaimed anthology containing both classic and contemporary readings, making it ideal for anyone coming to the subject for the first time. It provides a thorough introduction to the central topics, controversies and ethical dilemmas surrounding the treatment of animals, covering a wide range of contemporary issues, such as animal activism, genetic engineering, and environmental ethics. The extracts are arranged thematically under the following clear headings: Theories of Animal Ethics Nonhuman Animal Experiences Primates and

Reproductive Sciences in Animal Conservation

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  • Author : Pierre Comizzoli,Janine L. Brown,William V. Holt
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-30
  • ISBN : 9783030236335
GET THIS BOOKReproductive Sciences in Animal Conservation

This second edition emphasizes the environmental impact on reproduction, with updated chapters throughout as well as complete new chapters on species such as sharks and rays. This is a wide-ranging book that will be of relevance to anyone involved in species conservation, and provides critical perspectives on the real utility of current and emerging reproductive sciences. Understanding reproductive biology is centrally important to the way many of the world’s conservation problems should be tackled. Currently the extinction problem is

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  • Author : Lela Nargi
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2022-09
  • ISBN : 9781684465385
GET THIS BOOKElephants on the Move

Rumble and mumble. Trumpet and stomp! Meet Kamala, Rani, Bozie, Swarna, and Spike! These busy Asian elephants have formed a family at the Smithsonian's National Zoo. Discover a day in the life of this elephant herd, how keepers interact with them, and how this work helps wild elephants thousands of miles away. Created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, this fact-filled picture book will help young learners get to know these incredible creatures.

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07
  • ISBN : 9780998842752
GET THIS BOOKChicken Soup for the Soul: Humane Heroes

Laugh and learn as you read inspirational and educational stories about remarkable animals and the people who take care of them. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humane Heroes, Volume III is full of real-life stories that are appropriate for children of all ages. While teaching the value of humane conservation, children are introduced to some amazing animals – an abandoned baby dolphin who cheats death; African elephants who were saved from slaughter; a lizard who was fitted with a prosthetic foot,