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 1.)The accrediting group for zoos is called what (full name, not acronym)?  During theaccreditation process for a zoo, what is evaluated?  Name at least 3 things.

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Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)


Animal care, education, research, conservation• They must be up to par in cleanliness, safety, budgeting, education programs, and in how much they give to conservation, etc.

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What does "SSP" represent and what are the goals of SSP programs?

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Species Survival Plan

The program's goal is to maintain captive populations that are both genetically diverse and demographically stable.


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What is a studbook? How is it used? 

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•Studbooks are a database of species' genetic information
•Contains deaths/births, sire/dam information, provides genetic info to prevent inbreeding in small population

 

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Why is managing captive wild animals appropriately so important? 

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natural choices 

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What is the goal of the AWA? CITES? 

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  • Animal Welfare Act
    •  Provide for human care and treatment 
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna/flora
    • regulate trade of endangered/threatened species to ensure it does not threaten survival
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After excellent animal care, what are the cornerstones of a zoo’s mission?

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Research, education, conservation and recreation

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What is the #1 advantage zoos have over other wildlife conservation entities? 

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  • They have visitors; they must educate them if they are going to capitalize on this advantage; visitors can physically see the animals and thus are more likely to be willing to donate to conservation efforts.
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What is a domesticated animal? Are zoo animals domesticated? Why/why not? 

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A domesticated animal is one that is bred in captivity for purposes of economic profit to a human community that maintains mastery over breeding, territory, and food supply.


An individual wild animal, or wild animal born in captivity, may be tamed—their behavior can be conditioned so they grow accustomed to living alongside humans—but they are not truly domesticated and remain genetically wild.

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Describe the “Howdy” system.

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Species behavior and individual animal behavior
- Territory
--- New to all works best (for territory)
--- If not, remove original inhabitants first
--- Visual, olfactory, auditory contact
- When an animal first arrives, a vet professional will observe them in quarantine (30 days-90 days) to run tests and monitor health
- When animals get introduced - animals will be placed in close proximity and can be accustomed through a barrier
- Animals will not be put together until the animals show accepting behaviors towards one another
- Humans will intervene (like fire houses) if something were to occur

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Which of the following is a specific management method used by the Endangered Wolf Center to raise animals that are good candidates for release:

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Discourage friendly behaviors towards humans in the animals.

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All facilities that house wild animals must be inspected by the USDA, regardless of how they operate.


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False

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1.) The accreditediting group for zoos is called what (Full name)?
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Association Of Zoos and Aquarium (AZA)
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Q:

 1.)The accrediting group for zoos is called what (full name, not acronym)?  During theaccreditation process for a zoo, what is evaluated?  Name at least 3 things.

A:

Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)


Animal care, education, research, conservation• They must be up to par in cleanliness, safety, budgeting, education programs, and in how much they give to conservation, etc.

Q:

What does "SSP" represent and what are the goals of SSP programs?

A:

Species Survival Plan

The program's goal is to maintain captive populations that are both genetically diverse and demographically stable.


Q:

What is a studbook? How is it used? 

A:

•Studbooks are a database of species' genetic information
•Contains deaths/births, sire/dam information, provides genetic info to prevent inbreeding in small population

 

Q:

Why is managing captive wild animals appropriately so important? 

A:

natural choices 

Q:

What is the goal of the AWA? CITES? 

A:
  • Animal Welfare Act
    •  Provide for human care and treatment 
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna/flora
    • regulate trade of endangered/threatened species to ensure it does not threaten survival
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After excellent animal care, what are the cornerstones of a zoo’s mission?

A:

Research, education, conservation and recreation

Q:

What is the #1 advantage zoos have over other wildlife conservation entities? 

A:
  • They have visitors; they must educate them if they are going to capitalize on this advantage; visitors can physically see the animals and thus are more likely to be willing to donate to conservation efforts.
Q:

What is a domesticated animal? Are zoo animals domesticated? Why/why not? 

A:

A domesticated animal is one that is bred in captivity for purposes of economic profit to a human community that maintains mastery over breeding, territory, and food supply.


An individual wild animal, or wild animal born in captivity, may be tamed—their behavior can be conditioned so they grow accustomed to living alongside humans—but they are not truly domesticated and remain genetically wild.

Q:

Describe the “Howdy” system.

A:

Species behavior and individual animal behavior
- Territory
--- New to all works best (for territory)
--- If not, remove original inhabitants first
--- Visual, olfactory, auditory contact
- When an animal first arrives, a vet professional will observe them in quarantine (30 days-90 days) to run tests and monitor health
- When animals get introduced - animals will be placed in close proximity and can be accustomed through a barrier
- Animals will not be put together until the animals show accepting behaviors towards one another
- Humans will intervene (like fire houses) if something were to occur

Q:

Which of the following is a specific management method used by the Endangered Wolf Center to raise animals that are good candidates for release:

A:

Discourage friendly behaviors towards humans in the animals.

Q:

All facilities that house wild animals must be inspected by the USDA, regardless of how they operate.


A:

False

Q:
1.) The accreditediting group for zoos is called what (Full name)?
A:
Association Of Zoos and Aquarium (AZA)
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