This interim report assesses issues related to animal management, husbandry, health, and care at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoological Park. The report finds that there are shortcomings in care and management that are threatening the well-being of the animal collection and identifies the "most pressing" issues that should be addressed.
National Research Council. 2004. Animal Care and Management at the National Zoo: Interim Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/10932.
|1 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND||9-22|
|2 ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT||23-46|
|3 RECORD KEEPING||47-54|
|4 PEST MANAGEMENT||55-58|
|5 MISSION AND STRATEGIC PLANNING||59-62|
|NATIONAL ZOO DOCUMENTS||68-70|
|A National Zoological Park General Memoranda||71-74|
|B Clinical Notes Summary Report MedARKS Medical Record for Grevy's Zebra "Buumba"||75-80|
|C Clinical Notes Summary Report MedARKS Medical Record for Grevy's Zebra "Buumba"||81-86|
|D Medical Record Report MedARKS Medical Record for Grevy's Zebra "Buumba"||87-100|
|E Zoo Registrar Job Description||101-104|
|F Public Meeting Agendas||105-106|
|ABOUT THE AUTHORS||107-110|
|BOARD ON AGRICULTURE AND||111-112|
|INSTITUTE FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL RESEARCH||113-114|
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