Most of the projects featured here are award winners or commendations from the BIAZA Annual Awards.
What would you feed a gorilla?Primates (monkeys, apes, lemurs etc) are traditionally regarded as relatively easy to feed in zoos but there is growing recognition that inappropriate diets contribute to several health problems. Most common among these is obesity, which is associated with other illnesses such as heart disease, ...Find out More
Harvesting as a tool for avian translocationPaignton Zoo aimed to develop a method of harvesting and hand-rearing wild cirl bunting nestlings and use this method to establish a self-sustaining population in Cornwall.Find out More
Monitoring heat provision for effective thermoregulation in reptilesEctotherms reptiles use their environment to regulate their body temperatures which means they need specific habitats, suited for their thermic needs, when in zoos. Previous studies at Chester Zoo evaluated our Komodo dragon’s thermic needs with the use oFind out More
Creation of Water Treatment Reedbed System and Associated Native Wildlife HabitatOn 2008 Twycross Zoo reached a point where improvements were necessary to the existing water treatment systems.Find out More
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