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dc.contributor.authorFrazier, H. B.
dc.contributor.authorHawes, Janet
dc.contributor.authorMichelson, K. J.
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-18T21:26:41Z
dc.date.available2020-09-18T21:26:41Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citation
dc.identifier.isbn9.78023E+12
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12634/682
dc.description.abstractTechniques and philosophies regarding neonatal care of zoo animals continue to evolve. The cornerstone of neonatal care should be reproduction in species- appropriate family groups that meets the physical and behavioral needs of zoo animals and supports healthy and sustainable captive populations. Historically, zoo infant care practices have included removing infants or neonates from their dams for hand-rearing to “tame” them for public programs, to increase reproduction, or to decrease infant mortality caused by parental neglect....
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherUniversity of Chicago Press
dc.relation.urlhttp://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=577609&site=eds-live&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_203
dc.rightsCopyright 2013 University of Chicago
dc.subjectZOO ANIMALS
dc.subjectMANAGEMENT
dc.subjectBREEDING
dc.subjectNEWBORN|HAND-REARING
dc.subjectHEALTH|
dc.titleManagement of neonatal mammals
dc.typeBook Chapter
dc.source.booktitleZookeeping: An Introduction to the Science and Technology
dc.source.beginpage203
dc.source.endpage221
html.description.abstractTechniques and philosophies regarding neonatal care of zoo animals continue to evolve. The cornerstone of neonatal care should be reproduction in species- appropriate family groups that meets the physical and behavioral needs of zoo animals and supports healthy and sustainable captive populations. Historically, zoo infant care practices have included removing infants or neonates from their dams for hand-rearing to “tame” them for public programs, to increase reproduction, or to decrease infant mortality caused by parental neglect....
dc.publisher.locationChicago, Illinois


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