captive breeding


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captive breeding

mating programs designed for use with animals kept in captivity. See also hand mating.
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The US-based conservation non-profit trust Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC) has made a significant contribution to replace the previous 6-bay aviary with a larger 10-bay building so DOC can boost its captive breeding programme.
Captive breeding colonies, in the face of habitat loss, over-harvesting of animals, or both, can become the primary conservation method for many species (Bryant et al.
Lions remain on Appendix II, enabling the captive breeding industry to continue unhindered, as long as 'annual export quotas [are] established and communicated annually to the CITES Secretariat'.
She said the role of any modern zoo is to support the captive breeding programmes of endangered animals.
The provision of the birds to another country for captive breeding represents a considerable expansion of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's strategy to ensure that there are sustainable, wild populations of the iconic bird across its entire range.
While the aquarium's interest in setting up a captive breeding program to save this rare species might be well intentioned, the devil lies in the details.
ENDANGERED Amur leopards from UK zoos could soon be heading to Russia as part of a captive breeding and release programme to save the big cat.
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Peregrine Fund and the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust have set up a base at the lake and plan to start a captive breeding venture.
The International Fund for Houbara Conservation was established to protect the houbara bustard through captive breeding programs, educational outreach and international alliances with fellow conservationists.
The Wolong preserve had been the heart of China's effort to use captive breeding and to save pandas.
In 1972 the zoo became a charitable trust concentrating on conservation and education, and now takes part in many captive breeding programmes for endangered animals.