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Saturday, April 11, 2015
Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Callitrichids
Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Callitrichids is a four day intensive course designed to equip participants with the necessary skills to successfully manage and breed primates, particularly callitrichids in captivity.
Who is it for?
The course is targeted at curators, keepers and veterinarians from zoos and other institutions (e.g. universities) involved in the captive management of primates
What is the course content?
The course will cover the following topics:
Planning your captive collection: making the link to the wild.
Enclosure design, stress management and nutrition.
Past, present and future for callitrichid conservation and the role of zoos.