Münster 2016; hardcover, 477 pages, many photographs and maps from the Zoos. Again Anthony Sheridan gives us an extensive overview over the leading European Zoos, which he is rating in updated versions of his ranking lists concerning visitor factors, education and conservation, management and organisation. In the 2016 edition his survey contains around 120 Zoos in 28 countries. Besides numerous information about landscape design, ex-situ and In-situ conservation, finance and marketing strategies, the author deals with the role of the zoo director and special examples, friends of the zoos and national zoo associations. A forward-looking book for all people interested in zoos – sceptics, enthusiasts, visitors, sponsors, zoo owners, politicians, wildlife conservationists and all those working in and for zoos!
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