As one of many world's preferred cultural actions, wild animal collections were attracting viewers for 5,000 years. less than the path of Vernon N. Kisling, knowledgeable in zoo background, a global group of authors has compiled the 1st entire, international background of animal collections, menageries, zoos, and aquariums. Zoo and Aquarium heritage: historical Animal Collections to Zoological Gardens records the continuum of efforts in conserving wild animal collections from historical civilizations via today.

Although old study on zoos and aquariums remains to be at a rudimentary degree, this booklet pulls jointly nearby info in addition to the cultural features of every sector to supply a beginning upon which additional examine could be dependent. It provides a chronological directory of the world's zoos and aquariums and lines many never-before released photos. Sidebars current supplementary details on pertinent personalities, occasions, and natural world conservation concerns. As an outline of the present kingdom of our wisdom, Zoo and Aquarium heritage: historical Animal Collections to Zoological Gardens offers an in depth, chronological creation to the topic and highlights the broadcast and archival assets should you need to know extra.

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