International Zoo Yearbook

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Edited By: F.A. Fisken (Managing Editor) with Editors: D. Field, C. Lees, K. Leus, R. E. Miller, K. Pullen and A. Rübel

Online ISSN: 1748-1090

Associated Title(s): Animal Conservation, Journal of Zoology

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International Zoo YearbookIZY Editorial Board Member's Article of Choice - commentary available!

Read the Editorial Board Member's commentary on inspirational papers from Volume 24/25 of the International Zoo Yearbook: by Lena M. Lindén (CEO Nordens Ark, Sweden) on the articles 'Studbooks: the basis of breeding programmes' by Angela Glatston, ‘The reintroduction of the Arabian oryx Oryx leucoryx into Oman’ by Mark Stanley Price and ‘The practical difficulties and financial implications of endangered species breeding programmes’ by Bill Conway.

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Golden Asiatic Cat. Photo credit: Karen Stout;FlickrThe International Zoo Yearbook article 'Husbandry and breeding of the Asiatic golden cat Catopuma temminckii at Melbourne Zoo' has been featured by Scientific American online.

The Asiatic golden cat Catopuma temminckii is rarely maintained in captivity and only moderate breeding success has occurred.

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Editor's ChoiceIZY Editor's Article of Choice - commentary available!

Read the Editor's commentary on a key paper from the International Zoo Yearbook: by Miranda F. Stevenson (Executive Director, BIAZA) on the article 'Zoos and Conservation Symposium' by Caroline Jarvis, with reference to ‘Studbooks for rare species of wild animals in captivity’, and ‘Activity rhythms in the giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca: an example of the use of checksheets for recording behaviour data in zoos’ by Devra Kleiman.

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Editor's ChoiceIZY Editor's Article of Choice - commentary available!

Read the Editor's commentary on a key paper from the International Zoo Yearbook: by Caroline Lees (Co-convenor, CBSG Australasia) on the article 'How to exhibit a bullfrog: a bed-time story for zoo men' William G. Conway


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International Zoo Yearbook in the news

The International Zoo Yearbook article 'Enriching the lives of bears in Zoos' has been featured by National Geographic online.

Enriching the lives of Bears in ZoosBears have a long history in captivity and, in recent times, various enrichment techniques have been developed to stimulate the complex behavioural repertoire of these species. Enrichment strategies, where possible, should allow for an expression of natural behaviours observed in the wild... Read more of this paper online

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Call for Papers
We are now accepting submissions for Volume 49 of International Zoo Yearbook
Volume 49 (2015) - Reptile Conservation
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Volume 47 – Freshwater Fishes and Their Conservation (2013)
This volume has been published online and in a print version. Click here for prices.
Read a review by Ian Harrison of the Center for Environment and Peace, Conservation International

Volume 46 – New World Primates (2012)
This volume has been published online and in a print version. Click here for prices.
Read a review by Karen B. Strier of the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Volume 45: Research in Zoos (2011)
This volume has been published online and in a print version.
Read a review by Mark R. Penning of the South African Association for Marine Biological Research (uShaka Sea World)

Volume 44: Bears and Canids (2010)
This volume has been published online and in a print version.
Read a review by Douglas M. Richardson of the Highland Wildlife Park (The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland)

Volume 43: Sustainability of Activities in Zoos and Aquariums (2009)
This volume has been published online and in a print version.
Read a review by Colomba de La Panouse-Turnbull of the Parc Zoologique de Thoiry in France

Volume 42: Amphibian Conservation (2008)
This volume has been published online and in a print version.
Read a review by Brian Gratwicke, Center for Species Survival, National Zoo

Volume 41: Animal Health and Conservation (2007)

This volume has been published online and in a print version.
Read a review by Stephanie Sanderson of Chester Zoo

Volume 40: Elephants and Rhinoceros (2006)
This volume has been published online and in a print version.
Read a review by Harald M. Schwammer of the Schoenbrunn Zoo

Volume 39: Zoo Animal Nutrition (2005)
This volume is available online and in a print version.
Read a review by Joeke Nijboer, Zoo Animal Nutritionist at Rotterdam Zoo

Back issues
All volumes of this journal (back to 1960) are now available online.  Go online to browse contents and abstracts.  For further information on how to access these articles please visit our Librarian Site

Print copies of volumes 8, 14–42 and 44–45 are available from http://www.zsl.org/science/publications

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Zoos and Aquariums of the World
The list of Zoos and Aquariums of the World includes detailed information on approximately 800 organizations that carry out ex-situ conservation-related activities.  Online annual data collection and collation is facilitated by The Publishing Mill.  www.publishingmill.com

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