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Situation‐dependant management of large parrots by manipulation of the social environment

Situation‐dependant management of large parrots by manipulation of the social environment Further exploration of alternative methods of managing large parrots in captivity, that will allow natural behaviours to be expressed, is desirable. Examples of social behavioural management of large parrots at Rotterdam Zoo and other institutions are provided in this article. The topics discussed include group pair selection, group housing and breeding, leaving the young with the parents during successive breeding efforts, managing aggression, foster incubation and foster parenting. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Zoo Yearbook Wiley

Situation‐dependant management of large parrots by manipulation of the social environment

International Zoo Yearbook , Volume 37 (1) – Jan 1, 2000

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Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0074-9664
eISSN
1748-1090
DOI
10.1111/j.1748-1090.2000.tb00729.x
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Abstract

Further exploration of alternative methods of managing large parrots in captivity, that will allow natural behaviours to be expressed, is desirable. Examples of social behavioural management of large parrots at Rotterdam Zoo and other institutions are provided in this article. The topics discussed include group pair selection, group housing and breeding, leaving the young with the parents during successive breeding efforts, managing aggression, foster incubation and foster parenting.

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International Zoo YearbookWiley

Published: Jan 1, 2000

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