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Animal Training in Zoos– applying the science of behaviour change to improve welfare for all zoo animals; with speaker Jim Mackie, Animal Behaviour Management Officer Zoological Society of London
This webinar demonstrates how science-based animal training has a significant welfare benefit on all kinds of animals in Zoos and aquaria, in many different ways.

From arapaima to zebra, and everything in between, we will show how training is not just for the flagship mammals, but for every type of animal in the zoo.

Using examples from across the taxonomic groups, we will explore the diverse ways in which Zoo animal caregivers are replacing traditional methods of husbandry and medical care, such as manual restraint, with a co-operative and progressive approach, and provide evidence into how this change is having a positive impact on Zoo animal welfare, whatever the animal.

Apr 28, 2021 03:00 PM in Amsterdam

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