What Zoos Can Do
The Leading Zoological Gardens of Europe
2010 - 2020
This book contains unique information and analyses 80 leading zoological gardens in 21 European countries. Particular attention is paid to the future development of the zoos covered. A book
for all people interested in zoos – enthusiasts, sceptics, visitors, sponsors, zoo ownrs, politicians, wildlife conservationists and all those working in and for zoos!
The books deals with a lot of aspects of zoos some of which rarely dealt with in other publication, namley landscape design, ex-situ and In-situ conservation, finance and marketing strategies, the role of the zoo director, future plans and national zoo associations. Each of the zoos is portaited on three pages each in great detail.
Main part are tables containing the evaluation of the presentation of a number of iconic species in each of the zoos as well as ranking lists concerning visitor factors, education and conservation, and management und organisation. All profits from the sale of this book are being donated to a new gibbon project in Vietnam.
2011, 388 pages, 16,8 x 23,6 cm, Paperback, Schüling Verlag, 24,95 Euro, ISBN 9783865231833, worldwide portage included