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Wild Diplomacy
Wild Diplomacy (May 2022)
Cohabiting with Wolves on a New Ontological Map
Baptiste Morizot - Author
Catherine Porter - Translator

Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.

Starting from a specific case, the spontaneous return of wolves to France and the intense conflicts that event has triggered, the French philosopher Baptiste Morizot invites us to think about what he calls "diplomacy with living beings." How can we conceive of cohabitation with ...(Read More)
Conservation of Endangered Species in Captivity
Conservation of Endangered Species in Captivity (September 1995)
An Interdisciplinary Approach
Edward F. Gibbons Jr. - Editor
Barbara S. Durrant - Editor
Jack Demarest - Editor

This multi-disciplinary approach to conservation of endangered species in captivity is organized taxonomically and by scientific discipline. The seven taxonomic groups included are invertebrates; fish, reptiles and amphibians, birds, marine mammals, primates, and other mammals. Within each taxonomic group, four scientific disciplines are explored: conservation, reproductive physiology, behavior, and captive design.

Conservation chapters sum...(Read More)
Przewalski's Horse
Przewalski's Horse (August 1994)
The History and Biology of an Endangered Species
Lee Boyd - Editor
Katherine A. Houpt - Editor

“This book is an excellent review of current knowledge of this endangered species. It should be of interest to scientists from various disciplines of biology and behavior, as well as the managers of zoos and wildlife parks. It is a gathering, between two covers, of the knowledge of several eminent scientists who have spent years studying the biology and behavior of Przewalski's horse.” — Sharon L. Crowell-Davis, College of Veteri...(Read More)
Naturalistic Environments in Captivity for Animal Behavior Research
Naturalistic Environments in Captivity for Animal Behavior Research (December 1993)
Edward F. Gibbons Jr. - Editor
Everett J. Wyers - Editor
Everett Waters - Editor
Emil W. Menzel Jr. - Editor

This book addresses theoretical and pragmatic issues concerning naturalistic environments in captivity for animals. The multidisciplinary orientation of the volume will help regulatory personnel, administrators, and researchers to understand each other's roles and responsibilities in the design, construction, and real-time operation of these facilities. The book also highlights the important value of naturalistic environments in captivity to the sci...(Read More)
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