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Encyclopedia of the World's Zoos: 3-volume set
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Catharine E. Bell
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Encyclopedia of the World's Zoos: 3-volume set

Catharine E. Bell


9781579581749

Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group


Reference works;
Zoos & wildlife parks


Hardback

1600 pages

$1092.00
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The Encyclopedia of the World's Zoos is the first major reference work to provide description, history, analysis and information on every aspect of the zoo world. The Encyclopedia is international in scope and is composed of some 500 illustrated entries. More than 150 zoos are profiled, as are the zoo-related histories of 100 animals traditionally exhibited in zoos and those most affected by zoo conservation and breeding efforts. Other entries cover influential individuals in the zoo world; institutional topics such as zoo design, structure, science and methodology; and important issues affecting zoos, such as ethics, education, and conservation. An international team of more than 250 advisers and contributors has been involved in the preparation of this landmark work.a Winner of the 'Outstanding Reference Source' award for 2001 American Library Association

Edited by:   Catharine E. Bell
Imprint:   Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm,  Spine: 93mm
Weight:   5.262kg
ISBN:   9781579581749
ISBN 10:   1579581749
Pages:   1600
Publication Date:   April 2001
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Entries include: Animal Rights; Artificial Insemination; Behavioral Research Facility; Biotechnology; Breeding and Reproduction; Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Park; Captivity; Children's Zoo; Diseases; Endangered Species; Ethics; Farm Animal Exhibits; Frozen Zoo; Genetics; Governance; Hanna, Jack; History: Earliest Zoos up to Early 1800s; Institute of Zoology (London); Invertebrates Exhibits; Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine; Kangaroo and Wallaby; Landscaping: Zoo Garden; Legislation: International; Mammals; Melbourne Zoological Gardens; Nocturnal Animal Exhibits; Nursery; Outreach Programs, International; Panda, Giant; Population Management: Small Population; Rabb, George B.; Rehabilitation and Rescue Center; San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park; Sanctuary/Preserve; Training, Animal; Veterinary Medicine: Evolution of; Wildlife Conservation Society; Zoo Biology; and many more.


'The first major reference that is more than a directory of zoological parks ... a remarkably current work ... With so few reference resources about the world of zoos, libraries will welcome this wonderful and unique title. Highly recommended.' Library Journal

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