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Carr (2016) found that zoo visitors wanted to see
According to Carr (2016) zoo visitors rates which animals as most important to be represented in zoo?
animals that are relatively unknown to science
What are the main objectives of zoological collections?
Recreation, affordability, accessibility, research
Affordability, research, animal welfare, education
Recreation, conservation, animal welfare, accessability
Recreation, conservation, education, animal welfare
Public demand and expectations of zoos has seen an increase in:
entertainment (e.g. theme park rides) and immersive enclosures (naturalistic, replicating the natural environment)
entertainment (e.g. theme park rides)
enclosures best suited for hygiene (concrete and metal)
enclosures with best visibility of animals
What typically attracts most visitors to animal collections?
Cute animals (e.g. babies)
Domestic animals (e.g. petting zoo)
Educational output in animal collections can take the form of:
signs, animal shows and keeper talks
keeper talks and animal shows
signs, animal demonstrations, keeper talks and tours
Which legislation includes education of visitors within it's requirements:
The Zoo Licensing Act 1981
Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
Animal Welfare Act 2006
The Secretary of States Standards of Modern Zoo Practice
How can educational output be monitored?
All of the above
What is an example of negative visitor-animal interactions within a zoo environment:
Zoonotic disease transmission
None, animals become habituated to visitors
both noise pollution and disease risk