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These proceedings of the 8th Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, held in Colchester, Essesx, UK, last 24-25 July 2006 presents papers that covered a wide range of research fields such as food and nutrition, assessing welfare from behaviour, environmental enrichment, enclosure utilisation, and social...

Author(s)
Dow, S.; Clark, F.
Publisher
British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums, London, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 8th Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, Colchester Zoo, UK, 24-25 July 2006, 2007, pp vi + 207 pp.
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There are many welfare problems associated with keeping wild animals in captivity and environmental enrichment techniques are widely used as a means of improving captive conditions. Previous research on environmental enrichment has been biased towards non-social techniques; here, social housing as...

Author(s)
Bassett, L.
Publisher
Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland, London, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Paignton, Devon, UK, 6-7th July 2000, 2000, pp 53-62