Description - Environmental Enrichment for Captive Animals by Robert J. Young
Environmental enrichment is key to improving the welfare of any type of animal - companion, farm, laboratory or zoo. This comprehensive work on the subject covers both the scientific principles and the implementation of environmental enrichment. By bringing the theory and practice together the book should further advance understanding of environmental enrichment and thus improve animal welfare. The book should be of value to both academics and practitioners alike working with captive animals.
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(243mm x 179mm x 13mm)
Blackwell Science Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Robert J. Young
Robert Young is currently Professor of Animal Behaviour at PUC-Minas (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais) in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil where he works on environmental enrichment in zoos and conducts field research on a number of different species. He has given lectures, workshops and mini-courses on the subject of environmental enrichment in the UK, USA, Denmark, Russia and Brazil.