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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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 programme."
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 programme."
The cubs will remain with their mother for the next 18 months to two years in line with global best practice for captive breeding programmes.
DOC works in partnership with Ngai Tahu to lead the orange-fronted kakariki recovery programme, which includes extensive predator control in their mainland habitat, captive breeding and maintaining pest-free island populations.
Keywords: Chinese alligators, Endangered species, Conservation, Reintroduction program, Captive breeding centers.
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.