Wild animals in captivity

being an account of the habits, food, management and treatment of the beasts and birds at the "zoo" : with reminiscences and anecdotes
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by
Chapman and Hall , London
Zoological Society of London., Zoo
Statementby A.D. Bartlett... ; compiled and edited by Edward Bartlett....
ContributionsBartlett, Edward, d. 1908.
The Physical Object
Pagination373 p., [3] leaves of plates (incl. front.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18605356M

-- The Midwest Book Review "Wild Animals in Captivity, proves to be an excellent resource for the next generation of animal welfare supporters. Unlike many books written for a tween or young teen audience, Wild Animals presents information in a factual and interesting way.

Readers, both young and old, will appreciate a tone that educates 5/5(2). Wild Animals in Captivity covers some of the mistaken notions concerning the conditions of animals in captivity, most of which are the result of an anthropomorphic approach to the subject.

This book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with Wild animals in captivity book overview of the historical development of zoological gardens. Wild Animals in Captivity is a very insightful book encouraging older children, perhaps pre-teens, to learn about and consider the circumstances of the captive wildlife that westerners see in zoos, aquariums, circuses, and roadside attractions.

Although this book deals with a heavy theme, it has the ability empower young readers to take an active interest in deciding what zoos they visit with /5.

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Laidlaw effectively captures the plight faced by captive wild animals, even in major, apparently high-quality zoos. In four riveting chapters he explores first the general issues of life in captivity, then addresses specific, often severe, problems Author: Rob Laidlaw. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

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— The Midwest Book Review "Wild Animals in Captivity, proves to be an excellent resource for the next generation of animal welfare supporters. Unlike many books written for a tween or young teen audience, Wild Animals presents information in a factual and interesting way.

Readers, both young and old, will appreciate a tone that educates Author: Rob Laidlaw. Wild Animals in Captivity covers some of the mistaken notions concerning the conditions of animals in captivity, most of which are the result of an anthropomorphic approach to the subject. This book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with an overview of the historical development of zoological gardens.

The succeeding chapters deal with the territorial requirements and sociological.

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For nearly fifteen years, these institutions have relied on Wild Mammals in Captivity as the essential reference for their work. Now the book reemerges in a completely updated second edition.

Wild Mammals in Captivity presents the most current thinking and practice in the care and management of wild mammals in zoos and other institutions. In /5(7). Wild Animals in Captivity covers some of the mistaken notions concerning the conditions of animals in captivity, most of which are the result of an anthropomorphic approach to the book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with an overview of the historical development of zoological gardens.

The succeeding chapters deal with the territorial requirements and sociological factors in. Get this from a library. Wild animals in captivity.

[Rob Laidlaw] -- Examines the lives of captive wild animals and asks the tough questions that zoos often avoid: Should these animals be here at all. Are we doing everything we can to give them a life that lets them.

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Zoos, aquaria, and wildlife parks are vital centers of animal conservation and management. For nearly fifteen years, these institutions have relied on Wild Mammals in Captivity as the essential reference for their work.

Now the book reemerges in a completely updated second edition. Wild Mammals in Captivity presents the most current thinking and practice in the care and management of wild. Wild animals in captivity; being an account of the habits, food, management and treatment of the beasts and birds at the 'Zoo,' with reminiscences and anecdotes, By Abraham Dee Bartlett.

London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., Wildlife in captivity Hundreds of thousands of wild animals are kept in captivity in zoos, safari parks and marine parks throughout the world, many living in the most appalling conditions, with no enrichment or stimulation, causing both physical and psychological suffering.

Wild Animals in Captivity covers some of the mistaken notions concerning the conditions of animals in captivity, most of which are the result of an anthropomorphic approach to the subject.

This book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with an overview Book Edition: 1. Wild animals are kept for a variety of reasons and in a range of environments, including zoos, circuses, other performing environments and as pets in homes (known as ' exotic pets ').

Giving wild animals what they need in captivity can prove challenging. The best captive environment mimics elements of an animal's natural surroundings in the wild. Read about the Five Freedoms animals should have and about the horrifying instances when they don't.

This is a riveting book and brings to light issues few adults are aware of, let alone young people. It is thorough, fascinating, alarming and the photographs almost insist the reader take a stance on the issue of keeping wild animals in captivity.5/5(4).

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Get this from a library. Wild animals in captivity. [Rob Laidlaw] -- A large family of elephants ambles all day along a well-remembered route across the hot African savanna. Halfway around the world in a zoo in Alaska, a single female elephant paces back and forth in.

Humans in the Wild, Animals in Captivity. Zoos are a great place to observe the exotic behaviors of human beings in the wild. and visitors taunting the animals to get them to wake up and Author: John Leland. Wild Mammals in Captivity, the first handbook of its kind, focuses on new approaches to the management of wild animals in captivity.

In one comprehensive volume, the editors have gathered the most current information from field and captive studies of animal behavior, advances in captive breeding, research in physiology, genetics, and nutrition.

Wild Animals in Captivity: Animals in the wild frolic lustily, romping over rocks and traipsing through the woods.

Zoo animals, especially those in too-small spaces, pace endlessly out of boredom, tracing the same path inside a fence. These were the images that motivated 5/5.

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Education and conservation are cited as reasons for keeping wild animals in. "Wild Animals in Captivity is a well designed, thorough, yet concise depiction of life for animals in captivity. Laidlaw's balanced presentation not only focuses on examples of inhumane treatment of animals in zoos but also gives instances of the best/5(26).

Wild Animals in Captivity is a visually stunning and engagingly written book that tells the story of zoo animals and contrasts their lives to those "at home in the wild." Most zoos, from grim roadside exhibits to huge urban displays, are sadly wanting.5/5.

More tigers live in cages in this country, than exist in all the wild. They are just some of the millions of wild animals living in captivity across the United States. Some are in aquariums, circuses, theme parks and zoos, others live caged at private homes. Captive animals need.

Book: Wild animals in captivity. An outline of the see more details and reactions in the wild state to those observed in captivity cannot fail to prove of value to those whose main concern is the domesticated animal.

It is probable that a study of the methods outlined by the author will lead to further increases in the number of species Cited by: About 15 years ago a woman in my advanced animal behavior course asked me if wild nonhuman animals suffer from PTSD or other psychological disorders.

And just yesterday a therapist who works on. Draws together a large amount of research on different animals; Provides detailed examples and case studies; An invaluable reference tool for all those who work with or study animals in captivity This book is part of the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell Animal Welfare Book Series.Highly Recommended" -- The Midwest Book Review "Wild Animals in Captivity, proves to be an excellent resource for the next generation of animal welfare supporters.

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"Captive animals become stressed when they try to act naturally, but can't," the author writes. "In many zoos, you'll see them pacing, weaving, or sitting motionless.