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Environmental enrichment is a simple and effective means ofimproving animal welfare in any species - companion, farm,laboratory and zoo. For many years, it has been a popular area ofresearch, and has attracted the attention and concerns of animalkeepers and carers, animal industry professionals, academics,students and pet owners all over the world. This book is the first to integrate scientific knowledge andprinciples to show how environmental enrichment can be used ondifferent types of animal. Filling a major gap, it considers thehistory of animal keeping, legal issues and ethics, right throughto a detailed exploration of whether environmental enrichmentactually works, the methods involved, and how to design and manageprogrammes. * * The first book in a major new animal welfare series * * Draws together a large amount of research on differentanimals * * Provides detailed examples and case studies * * An invaluable reference tool for all those who work with orstudy animals in captivity This book is part of the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell AnimalWelfare Book Series. This major series of books produced incollaboration between UFAW (The Universities Federation for AnimalWelfare), and Wiley-Blackwell provides an authoritative source ofinformation on worldwide developments, current thinking and bestpractice in the field of animal welfare science and technology. Fordetails of all of the titles in the series see www.wiley.com/go/ufaw.
  • Book type: E-book
  • Language: English
  • Ean Code: 9781405172288
  • ISBN: 9781405172288
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • E-Book type: PDF
  • Author: Robert J. Young
  • Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM
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