Authors: Geoff Hosey, Vicky Melfi, Sheila Pankhurst
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: August 1, 2009
Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management and Welfare addresses the key questions surrounding the keeping of zoo animals, and reveals how we can apply our ever-growing understanding of animal behaviour to ensure zoo animals are managed as effectively as possible.
From Oxford University Press website
Wild Mammals in Captivity Principles and Techniques for Zoo Management
Editors: Devra G. Kleiman, Katerina V. Thompson, Charlotte Kirk Baer
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Release Date: December 12, 2012(Second Edition)
In one comprehensive volume, the editors have gathered the most current information from studies of animal behavior; advances in captive breeding; research in physiology, genetics, and nutrition; and new thinking in animal management and welfare.
From University of Chicago Press website
Author: Robert J. Young
Release Date: December 2, 2003
This book is the first to integrate scientific knowledge and principles to show how environmental enrichment can be used on different types of animal. Filling a major gap, it considers the history of animal keeping, legal issues and ethics, right through to a detailed exploration of whether environmental enrichment actually works, the methods involved, and how to design and manage programmes.
From Wiley website
SAGA is a non-profit organization founded in 1998. We have hosted meeting for research, conservation, and animal welfare on the African and Asian Great Apes. Most of the ape researchers working in Japan as well as zoo people, conservationists, and others have joined the meeting.
From SAGA website
Chimpanzee Ai and her friend is a website that introduces you to the latest information about studies on chimpanzee mind, presented by Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University(KUPRI). KUPRI has established excellent reputation in studying wild/captive chimpanzees. It is also conducting innovative research in their environment.
This site also introduces you to their brand-new outdoor enclosure that is one of the most advanced in the world.
Kumamoto Sanctuary(KS), the first chimpanzee sanctuary in Japan, is a sister institute of Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University (KUPRI).
KS has been working hard to improve physical and psychological well-being of 59 chimpanzees and 6 bonobos currently kept at the facility.
The Chimpanzees of Bossou and Nimba is another website presented by Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University(KUPRI). It promotes their research and conservation of wild chimpanzees living in Bossou and Nimba, Republic of Guinea, West Africa.
You will be enchanted by the 100+ video clips posted on this web site. These clips are vividly illustrating how chimpanzees live in nature: all about their natural life style.
The Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University aims to promote scientific research and education on wild animals. Our three missions are 1) to conduct basic research on endangered and threatened species of wild animals, 2) to integrate different areas of science to create new disciplines applicable to field settings, and 3) to collaborate with zoos, sanctuaries, aquariums, and museums, etc, to promote environmental education among youths.
From WRC website