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Breeding endangered cervids in captivity

Breeding endangered cervids in captivity reared orphaned pups from the wild show weight gains of 45-60 g per day for the first nine months when fed to satiation. Attempts should be made to minimise disruption of the environment of mother and pup during the first few weeks. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the following for their assistance and information supplied for this paper: Gilbey Hewlitt, Vancouver Public Aquarium, John Nightingale and Jim Styers, Seattle Aquarium, and Cecil Brosseau, formerly of the Point Defiance Aquarium. A special thanks goes to members of the animal care staff at Sea World for their notes and observations. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Zoo Yearbook Wiley

Breeding endangered cervids in captivity

International Zoo Yearbook , Volume 20 (1) – Jan 1, 1980

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 1980 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0074-9664
eISSN
1748-1090
DOI
10.1111/j.1748-1090.1980.tb00947.x
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Abstract

reared orphaned pups from the wild show weight gains of 45-60 g per day for the first nine months when fed to satiation. Attempts should be made to minimise disruption of the environment of mother and pup during the first few weeks. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the following for their assistance and information supplied for this paper: Gilbey Hewlitt, Vancouver Public Aquarium, John Nightingale and Jim Styers, Seattle Aquarium, and Cecil Brosseau, formerly of the Point Defiance Aquarium. A special thanks goes to members of the animal care staff at Sea World for their notes and observations.

Journal

International Zoo YearbookWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1980

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