captive breeding


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captive breeding

The breeding of rare animals in zoos or parks, especially to help preserve species that are threatened by extinction in the wild.
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19, 2015, Emergency Rule addressing the movement of captive-bred deer in light of the CWD finding in a captive breeding facility.
Terima was born in France about a year ago, as part of the European Captive Breeding Programme.
Systematic study of the rails began in 1978 on Mt Gower, and a recommendation of this study was to initiate captive breeding.
DPIPWE's captive breeding program continues to build capacity for potential future releases into the wild.
Captive breeding programmes in European zoos and reintroductions have led to a gradual increase in numbers, and the project in Romania aims to establish a self-sustaining population there and boost the variety of wildlife in the region.
Birmingham City Council deputy leader, Coun Ian Ward, said: "Over the last few years Birmingham Nature Centre has done some tremendous work for animal conservation and captive breeding programmes.
As many as 1,065 Asian houbara from the International Fund for Houbara Conservation's (IFHC) world-leading captive breeding programme have been provided to a breeding centre in Qatar.
The collaboration between Al Bustan Zoological Centre and Al Ain Zoo to broker captive breeding between the species is a strong step forward.
According to Luis Sigler, the aquarium's staff biologist, six of the rare animals were being relocated to Dallas in order to establish a captive breeding population.
Over a hundred Egyptian tortoises recovered during raids on illegal pet markets go about their business inside a shaded outdoor enclosure built as part of a privately-run captive breeding project.
The youngster, which was born on Thursday, is the first birth at Tokyo zoo in 24 years and is a major success for the facility's captive breeding programme.
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.