Trevor Franks, curator of birds at Bristol, said: "Socorro doves are on the very brink of extinction and sadly now only exist in captivity, so to have bred these chicks is a great achievement and a massive boost for the captive breeding
Curator of birds at Bristol, Trevor Franks, said: "Socorro doves are on the very brink of extinction and sadly now only exist in captivity, so to have bred these chicks is a great achievement and a massive boost for the captive breeding
The cubs will remain with their mother for the next 18 months to two years in line with global best practice for captive breeding
Keywords: Chinese alligators, Endangered species, Conservation, Reintroduction program, Captive breeding
Gerard Ho Wei Hong, the ambassador of Singapore to the Philippines, officially received Geothermica and Sambisig, both products of the PEF captive breeding
program which has so far produced 28 captive-bred eagles at the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao City.
Simply put, the level of reptile breeding currently in operation could not have been produced without the continued advances in captive breeding
technique and technology.In previous decades, reptile retailers had to rely on what was, in many ways, a cottage industry of reptile breeding.
It can harm those which are in captive breeding
, he said.
A captive breeding
programme will also be launched in partnership with the local uShaka Marine World theme park in Durban, with a view to subsequent release of captive-bred fish into all of the estuaries where the species has previously been reported.
example of a captive breeding
colony with a high probability of success should the need to reintroduce individuals into the wild population become necessary.
South Africa, in particular, made the case that its large-scale captive breeding
industry--which rears lions for so-called 'trophy hunting', as well as to export lion parts for usage in traditional medicines in China, Laos, and Vietnam would be handicapped by the higher listing.
This study describes the parental behavior of Jambu fruit dove pairs (Ptilinopus jambu) in a captive breeding
program at the Saint Louis Zoo.