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Author: Mark D Irwin; John B Stoner; Aaron M Cobaugh
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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Zookeepers are responsible for the care and welfare of animals in zoos and aquariums and also serve as public ambassadors for the animals. This book offers an overview of the profession geared toward  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark D Irwin; John B Stoner; Aaron M Cobaugh
ISBN: 9780226925318 0226925315
OCLC Number: 836206051
Description: x, 674 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Professional zookeeping --
1. The profession of zookeeper / Ken Kawata --
2. Professionalism and career development / Jacqueline J. Blessington --
3. Communication and interpersonal skills for keepers / Judie Steenberg, Mark D. Irwin --
pt. 2 Evolution of zoos --
4. Zoo history / Josef Lindholm III --
5. Today's zoos / Gordon McGregor Reid --
6. Animal ethics and welfare / Joseph C.E. Barber, Jill D. Mellen --
pt. 3. Workplace safety and emergencies --
7. Workplace safety / Ed Hansen --
8. Emergency readiness and crisis management / Donald E. Moore --
9. Basic first aid / Andrew A. Birr --
pt. 4. Zoo animal management --
10. Daily routine and basic husbandry / John B. Stoner --
11. Taxonomy / Gary L. Wilson --
12. Anatomy and physiology (pt. 1: invertebrates) / Douglas P. Whiteside --
13. Anatomy and physiology (pt. 2: vertebrates) / Douglas P. Whiteside --
14. Stress and distress / Murray E. Fowler --
15. Physical restraint and handling / Murray E. Fowler --
16. Nutrition / Eduardo V. Valdes --
17. Recordkeeping / Jean D. Miller --
18. Identification / Erika K. (Travis) Crook --
19. Reproduction / Linda M. Penfold --
20. Population management / Linda M. Penfold --
21. Management of neonatal mammals / Harmony B. Frazier, Janet Hawes, Karla J. Michelson --
22. Management of geriatric animals / Cynthia E. Stringfield --
23. Transportation and shipping / Andrea Drost --
24. Exhibit design / Patrick R. Thomas --
25. Zoo horticulture / Jay H. Ross --
pt. 5. Zoo animal husbandry and care --
26. Husbandry and care of small mammals / Donald E. Moore, Michelle R. Farmerie --
27. Husbandry and care of hoofstock / Brent A. Huffman --
28. Husbandry and care of carnivores / Adrienne E. Crosier, Michael T. Maslanka --
29. Husbandry and care of primates / Colleen McCann --
30. Husbandry and care of elephants / Chuck Doyle, Daryl Hoffman --
31. Husbandry and care of marine mammals / Gerard H. Meijer --
32. Husbandry and care of birds / Ted Fox, Adrienne Whiteley --
33. Husbandry and care of reptiles / Aaron M. Cobaugh --
34. Husbandry and care of amphibians / Andrew M. Lentini --
35. Aquarium science: husbandry and care of fishes and aquatic invertebrates / Bruce Koike --
36. Husbandry and care of terrestrial invertebrates / Tom Mason, Aaron M. Cobaugh --
pt. 6. Animal behavior, enrichment, and training --
37. Introduction to animal behavior / Michael Noonan --
38. Applied animal behavior / B. Diane Chepko-Sade --
39. Animal behavioral concerns / Joseph C.E. Barber --
40. Enrichment / David J. Shepherdson --
41. Enrichment programs / Tammy M. Root --
42. Operant conditioning / Gary L. Wilson --
43. Husbandry training / Ken Ramirez --
pt. 7. Veterinary care --
44. Principles of animal health / Mark D. Irwin --
45. Veterinary care and technology / Tracey L. Anderson --
46. Zoonotic disease / Scott P. Terrell --
47. Preventive medicine / Noha Abou-Madi --
49. Medications and dose calculations / Mary O'Horo Loomis, Tony Beane --
50. Chemical restraint / Mark D. Irwin --
pt. 8. Education, outreach, and public interaction --
51. Educating entertainingly: basic interpretation / D. Andrew Saunders --
52. Public relations in zoos and aquariums / Jason A. Jacobs --
pt. 9. Conservation science --
53. Conservation biology / Gerald Dick, Markus Gusset --
54. Research in zoos / Rebecca E. Spindler, Joanna Wiszniewski --
55. Cooperative science programs / Candice Dorsey, Debborah E. Luke, Paul Boyle --
56. Going "green" in the workplace / Beth Posta, Michelle E.S. Parker --
57. Wildlife rehabilitation / Erica Miller, Sandra Woltman --
pt. 10. Government and legislation --
58. Introduction to regulation of zoos and aquariums / John B. Stoner, Mark D. Irwin, Aaron M. Cobaugh --
59. CITES and IATA / Andrea Dost --
60. Government and legislation in Africa / Dave Morgan --
61. Government and legislation in Asia / Sally R. Walker --
62. Government and legislation in Australia / Sara F.K. Brice --
63. Government and legislation in Canada / Andrea Drost, William A. Rapley --
64. Government and legislation in Europe / Lesley A. Dickie, Miranda F. Stevenson --
65. Government and legislation in New Zealand / Tineke Joustra --
66. Government and legislation in the United States / Steve Olson --
Acknowledgments --
Appendix I: Further readings --
Appendix 2: Recommended web sites --
Appendix 3: Professional colleges and universities in the United States --
Glossary --
List of contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Mark D. Irwin, John B. Stoner, and Aaron M. Cobaugh.

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