Saturday, August 13, 2011

Animal Keepers' Forum - Dedicated Issue on Ungulate Husbandry

Animal Keepers' Forum - Dedicated Issue on Ungulate Husbandry

The Journal of the American Association of Zoo Keepers, Inc.

At last the (172-page) dedicated issue on Ungulate Husbandry, Enrichment, Training and Conservation has been posted out to members of the American Association of Zoo Keepers. This full colour edition is going to be of extreme importance to managers and keepers of ungulates wherever they are in the world so you are advised to budget for a copy now.
Details about purchasing this valuable reference will be up on the website in the next few weeks. Prices will be $25 for AAZK members, $50 for Non-members and all non-US orders must add $10 for airmail postage.

Table of Contents – July/August 2011

  • Information for Contributors
  • From the Editor/Sponsor Acknowledgements
  • Opening the Corral Gates!
  • TAG - You’re It!
  • Animal Management Support for Wild Equid Research at the Wilds
  • Teaching Young Giraffe Old Tricks:
  • Changing Learned Behaviors in a Herd of Captive Giraffe
  • Ruminant Browser Nutrition Workshop (A Synopsis)
  • Practical Considerations for Restraint of Hoofed Mammals in a Small Zoo
  • Inventing the Wheel: Hand-Rearing a Single Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)
  • Here There Be Dragons: Okapi Conservation in Africa’s Equatorial Forest
  • Zoo Atlanta’s Hoofstock Enrichment Program
  • Managing Ungulates in Mixed-Species Exhibits at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
  • Ungulate TAGs Connecting with Keepers: An Update
  • A Voice for Captive Prey Species
  • Managing Moose in Captivity
  • Easy Bison Enrichment in a Cash Strapped Economy
  • The Way Home: Moving a Herd of 1.6 Reticulated Giraffe into a New Facility
  • Caring for African Ungulates in a Winter Climate
  • Rearing Antelope: Three Thriving Examples at the Saint Louis Zoo
  • Walking a Mile in Their Hooves:
  • Managing Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis mexicana) in Natural Exhibits
  • Ungulate TAG Meetings and Conferences: We Want You!
  • Candid Camera: Using Camera Traps to Monitor Animal Behavior
  • Porcine Perfection: Red River Hogs in Mixed-Species Exhibits
  • The Tapir Paper
  • Striving for Sustainability: The Ungulate Manager’s Toolbox
  • Managing a Reticulated Giraffe (Giraffe camelopardalis) with Allergies
  • Ungulates Websites of Interest
  • Training Przewalski’s Horses Using Protected Contact in a Facility with Limited Resources
  • Training the “untrainable”: Using Natural Behavior and Positive Reinforcement to Train Husbandry Behaviors in a Gerenuk (Litacranius walleri)
  • Goat Lab - Evolution of a Training Class
  • Elevating Warthog Care Through Training
  • What’s This Ungulate Care Workshop I’ve Been Hearing So Much About?
  • Freezing Browse for Year-round Feeding of Giraffe and Other Hoofstock
  • Rhinoceros Enrichment
  • Managing a Research Population of an Extremely Flighty Ungulate Species at SCBI
  • Hoof Management of Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Moving Onward and Upward: Building a Contemporary Giraffe Facility
  • Creating New Tools to Reduce Fearful Behavior with Three Ungulate Species at the Oakland Zoo
  • Tactiles - The Transition from a Behavior to a Reinforcer:
  • A Case Study of 1.0 Grant’sZebra (Equus burchellii) at the Oakland Zoo
  • Bongo Calf Splaying and Coxofemoral Luxation
  • Benefits of Goal-Based Behavioral Husbandry for Captive Bovid and Cervid Species
  • Ungulate Care Workshops (information and contacts)


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