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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
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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park has maintained a troop of hamadryas baboons on Baboon Rock since 1976. Due to prolific breeding, in the last three years several measures have been taken to control population growth and reduce overcrowding in the exhibit. In January 1999, 20 young males were removed ...

Author(s)
Condon, E.; Anderson, N.; Jordan, N.
Publisher
The North of England Zoological Society, Upton, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, Chester Zoo, Chester, UK, 9-10th July 2001, 2001, pp 125-131