Animal Care Projects
Your Animal Care Projects archive
This archive contains just a few of the many projects supported by BIAZA members every year. Many of these projects are BIAZA annual award winners and commendations.
Giant Otters are endangered as a result of major habitat loss and hunting threats in the rainforests and wetlands of South America.
Amphibians are in trouble, 1/3 of the 7,000 described species are threatened with extinction.
Chimpanzees are gregarious, social apes that naturally live in large multi-male, multi-female social groups.
Because of their strength and agility historically leopard sub-species are kept in enclosed mesh roofed exhibits and as a result, generally to do with the cost or feasibility of roofing a large area, the exhibits tend to end up with a small surface area.
We have an aging animal population in zoos. Many species are living longer than they would in the wild and succumb to old age diseases which should be diagnosed and managed as appropriate.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality of captive great apes.
ZSL London Zoo's important advance in husbandry guidelines