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Zoos, Captive Breeding, Recovery and Reintroduction

Croke, Vicki. 1997. The Modern Ark. The Story of Zoos: Past, Present and Future. Scribner’s, New York, 272 pages.
Curtis, Patricia. 1991. Animals and The New Zoos. Lodestar Books, Dutton, New York, 60 pages.
DeBlieu, Jan. 1993. Meant to be Wild. The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding. Fulcrum Pub., Golden, CO, 302 pages.
Durrell, Gerald. 1990. The Ark's Anniversary. William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London, and Little, Brown and Co., New York. (Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust's formation, guiding principles, successes and failures at captive breeding and return to the wild of endangered species.)
Gipps, J.H.W. 1991. Beyond Captive Breeding: Re-introducing Endangered Mammals of the World. Oxford Science Publications, Oxford, UK.
Gooders, John. 1983. Birds That Came Back. Tanager Books, Dover, NH, 180 pages.
Kleiman, Devra G. 1989. Reintroduction of captive mammals for conservation.  Bio Science, Vol. 39, No. 3, pages 152-161.
Konstant, W.R., and R.A. Mittermeier. 1982. Introduction, reintroduction and translocation of neotropical primates: Past experiences and future possibilities. International Zoo Yearbook, 22:69-77.
Malamud, Randy. 1998. Reading Zoos. Representations of Animals and Captivity. New York University Press, New York, 377 pages.
Marshall, Anthony D. 1994. Zoo. Profiles of 102 Zoos, Aquariums, and Wildlife Parks in the United States. Random House, New York, 318 pages.
Martin, R.D. (ed.). 1975. Breeding Endangered Species in Captivity. Academic Press, New York, 420 pages.
McKenna, Virginia, Bill Travers and Jonathan Wray (eds.). 1987. Beyond the Bars: The Zoo Dilemma. Thorsons, Wellingborough, UK.
Norton, Bryan G., Michael Hutchins, Elizabeth F. Stevens and Terry L. Maple (eds.). 1995. Ethics on the Ark: Zoos, Animal Welfare, and Wildlife Conservation. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
Page, Jake. 1990. Zoo. The Modern Ark. Facts on File, 202 pages.
Tudge, Colin. 1992. Last animals at the zoo. How mass extinctions can be stopped. A Shearwater Book. Island Press, Washington, DC, 266 pages.

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