A society based on improving the welfare of wild animals in captivity by allowing members to communicate achievements and advances in the areas of primarily animal husbandry. Has links to many husbandry manuals.
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species.
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Species 360 is an international non-profit membership organization that serves nearly 550 zoological institutional members from 54 countries worldwide. Abstracts listed here contain the holdings of member zoos.