By Paul A. Rees

Studying Captive Animals outlines the equipment which may be used to check the behaviour, welfare and ecology of animals residing below the regulate of people, together with better half animals, feral populations, and people residing on farms and in zoos.

This ebook is a step by step advisor to the full technique of accomplishing a systematic research: from designing the unique undertaking, formulating testable hypotheses, and gathering and analysing the knowledge, to drawing conclusions from the paintings and writing it up as a systematic document or paper. It additionally illustrates easy methods to write a proper learn notion - an important and infrequently tough component to the scholar venture - and the way to accommodate the moral assessment process.

Sample facts assortment sheets are supplied and the research and presentation of information are labored via in diagrammatic shape. furthermore, routines are incorporated that permit the reader to  practice analysing varieties of information and recommendation is equipped at the collection of acceptable statistical assessments. The textual content describes the differing kinds of pupil initiatives that could be undertaken within the box, and explains the place secondary info will be came upon for zoos.

This is an insightful source, really for these learning and dealing with zoo and livestock. it's crucial examining for college students learning zoo biology and animal administration; it's also appropriate for college students on classes in animal behaviour, animal welfare, zoology, biology, psychology, animal technological know-how, animal construction, animal ecology, conservation biology, and veterinary technological know-how. This e-book is essentially meant for undergraduates yet may also be of worth to postgraduate scholars who've now not formerly engaged in box reviews. execs operating in associations which are individuals of the area organization of Zoos and Aquariums, the eu organization of Zoos and Aquaria and different neighborhood and nationwide zoo firms will reap the benefits of entry to this useful guide.

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