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Manuals

 

If the contact details for a specific Manual has changed or you know of, or are searching for, a specific Manual which is not listed here, please contact me and I will endeavour to assist.

 

 

Rearing, Training & Enrichment


Manuals.


 

Rearing

Training

Enrichment

 

Information On Human Health Hazards From Animal Diseases (Zoonoses)
Compiled by John Potter (2007).
Contact me for availability
 

Rearing

Macropology: A guide to raising and releasing kangaroos and wallabies.
Cheryl Dooley (2004).
Go here to download
NOTE: This is a large (4.7MB document)

The Complete Guide to the Care of Macropods
Lynda Staker (2006). 430pp (BOOK)
Click here to view the flyer (PDF)
Click here for ordering details (PDF)

Hand Rearing Echidnas
Lynda Staker (2007).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Handraising Orphaned Koalas
Gipp, G. (2004).
Available at web site (ZIP):
Go here to download

The Care of Orphaned Koalas
Gipp, G. (2007).
Wildcare Australia
Contact: wildcare@goldlink.aunz.com

Husbandry and Veterinary Care of Orphaned Marsupial Pouch Young
Dr. Helen McCracken (undated).
Available at a cost of AUD $10.00
Contact: Margaret Webb,
or send a cheque for AUD $10.00 made out to 'Melbourne Zoo' to;
Margaret Webb,
Veterinary Department, Melbourne Zoo,
P.O. Box 74, Parkville, Vic, 3052.
Phone : + 61 3 9285 9300
Fax: + 61 3 9285 9330
E-mail: mwebb@zoo.org.au

Wombaroo feed and growth charts
(Brushtail Possum, Sugar Glider, Koala & Agile Wallaby)
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to view

Hand-Rearing of Small Felids
Penny Andrews (2003).
Hexagon Farm Wild Feline Breeding Facility.
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download


Handraising Exotic Animals
Janet Gamble (1997).
Includes;
Cape Hunting Dog, Maned Wolf & Dingo, Bison, Domestic (Scottish Highland), Banteng, Water Buffalo, Eland, Sitatunga, Scimitar-Horned Oryx, Nilgai, Indian Antelope, Barbary Sheep, Giraffe, Chital, Sambar, Red, Fallow & White-Tail Deer, Wapiti, Dromedary Camel, Guanaco & Alpaca, Hippopotamus, Zebra, Persian Onager & Przewalski Horse. White & Black Rhinoceros, Tapir, African Elephant, Cheetah, Tiger, Asiatic Lion, Capybara & Patagonian Cavy Collared Peccary, White-Handed Gibbon & Siamang, Spider & Patas Monkey, Ring Tail & Black And White Ruffed Lemur, Meerkat, Ostrich, Rhea & Emu
Go here to download


Hand-Rearing and Development of the Orphaned Flying-Fox
Linda Collins (undated).
Contact Linda Collins
E-mail:
lindacollins1@bigpond.com

The Care and Hand-raising of Orphaned and Injured Bandicoots
Rhonda McClymont (undated).
Go here to obtain a copy

Rock Hyrax Hand Rearing
Yvonne Strode (undated).
AZA

Hand Rearing 1.1 Asian Small Clawed Otter
Terry D. Webb (2008).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Ramphastids - Artificial Incubation and Hand Rearing
Bruce Bolbock & Barbara Bolbock (2001).
Ramphastid Conservancy, Dripping Springs, Texas
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Piping Plover Captive Rearing Protocols
Corie L. White & D. Glen McMaster (undated).
Available at web site (PDF):

Go here to download

Magnificent Bird of Paradise
(Development and Growth Weights)
J. Mejeur (1998).
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

Superb Bird of Paradise
(Development and Growth Weights)
J. Mejeur (1998).
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

Raggiana Bird of Paradise
(Development and Growth Weights)
J. Mejeur (1998).
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

Crowned Pigeon Hand Rearing
Bristol Zoo (undated).
Available at web site (DOC):
Go here to download

Crowned Pigeon Hand Rearing
Mulhouse Zoo (undated).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download


Crowned Pigeon Hand Rearing
Banham Zoo (undated).
Available at web site (DOC):
Go here to download


Common Disease of Urban Wildlife
The Australian Registry of Wildlife Health
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

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Training

Phoenix Zoo Training Protocol

Hilda Tresz (2003).
Available at web site (PDF);
Go here to download

Clicker Training in a Nutshell
Amy Kerwin (2005).
Available at web site (HTML);
Go here to download


Reptile Behavior, Training and Enrichment

Available at web site (HTML);
Go here to view

Basics of Otter Training
K. McKay (2009).
Available at web site (PDF);
Go here to download

 

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Enrichment

Note: In addition to the resources listed below, additional enrichment information can be found at web sites listed on the AZK page here.

 

The Environmental Husbandry Manual

Gordon McLeod (2000)
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to view

 

Environmental Enrichment Protocol

Hilda Tresz (2011 updated).

Contact me for availability


Environmental Enrichment Protocol

Hilda Tresz (2003).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

Enrichment at Bear Sanctuary Arbesbach
Monika Fiby & Lauren Axtmann (eds) (2009).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download (low res - 3MB)

or

Go here to download (high res - 10.5MB)

 

Environmental Enrichment for Nonhuman Primates

Hilda Tresz (2003).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

Laboratory Primate Newsletter
Lots of downloadable articles on Social and environmental enrichment of primates in laboratory settings.

Go here to view


Reptile Behavior, Training and Enrichment

Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to view

 

AAZK Bat Enrichment Guidelines
Dana LeBlanc, Lubee Foundation, Inc.
Laurie McGivern, Bird Supervisor, Dallas Zoo.
Available at web site (HTML):

Go here to download


AAZK Bear Enrichment Guidelines
Laurie McGivern, Dallas Zoo.
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

 

AAZK Bird Enrichment Guidelines
Kristi A. Martin, Oakland Zoo.
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

or
Go here to download


AAZK Carnivore Enrichment Guidelines
Kayla Grams, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

 

AAZK Fish Enrichment Guidelines
Jill Forsbacka and Sue Hunter, National Aquarium in Baltimore.
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

 

AAZK Primate Enrichment Guidelines

Amy Burgess, Oakland Zoo.
Available at web sites (HTML):
Go here to download

or
Go here to download


AAZK Reptile Enrichment Guidelines
Cheryl Frederick, Woodland Park Zoological Gardens.

Available at web sites (HTML):
Go here to download

or
Go here to download

 

AAZK Ungulate Enrichment Guidelines

Amy E. Burgess, Oakland Zoo.

Available at web site (HTML):

Go here to download
or
Go here to download

 

Columbus Zoo's Approved Enrichment List
(2005).
Available at web site (DOC):
Go here to download

 

Environmental Enrichment for all Species of Tapir in Captivity (English Version)

Compiled by Maria Elisa Hobbelink (undated).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

Peningkatan Kualitas Lingkungan Hidup Jenis-Jenis Tapir Di Dalam Penangkaran
(Environmental Enrichment for all Species of Tapir in Captivity - Indonesian Version)

Compiled by Maria Elisa Hobbelink (undated).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download


Enriquecimento Ambiental Para As Espécies De Antas Em Cativeiro (Environmental Enrichment for all Species of Tapir in Captivity - Portugese Version)

Compiled by Maria Elisa Hobbelink (undated).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download


Enriquecimiento Ambiental Para Todas Las Especies De Tapires En Cautiverio
(Environmental Enrichment for all Species of Tapir in Captivity - Spanish Version)

Compiled by Maria Elisa Hobbelink (undated).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

Enrichissemente Environnemental Pour Toutes Les Espèces De Tapirs En Captivitè
(Environmental Enrichment for all Species of Tapir in Captivity - French Version)

Compiled by Maria Elisa Hobbelink (undated).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download


Pengkayaan Persekitaran Bagi Semua Spesies Tapir Di Dalam Kurungan

(Environmental Enrichment for all Species of Tapir in Captivity - Malasian Version)

Compiled by Maria Elisa Hobbelink (undated).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download


Giant Panda Personalities: Enrichment for the Individual
Kim Bacon, Dallas Ripsky, Kathy Hawk, Rhonda Battershill (2000).
San Diego Zoo, California.
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

Chimpanzee Enrichment
Peter Dickinson (2002).

Go here to download

 

White-Handed Gibbon Enrichment

Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

 

Environmental Enrichment in Captive Marmosets & Tamarins

Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

 

Enriching the Devil: The Tasmanian Devil

David Schaap, Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia (2002).

Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download


Tasmanian Devil Environmental Enrichment Plan
Mandy Smith (2006).

Contact me for availability

 


Note: Links to other useful Enrichment web sites can also be found on the AZK "links page" here.
 

 

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