Improving zoos

14 February 2020
Presented by Megan McGregor

ASIAN-ELEPHANT

An adult asian elephant and its calf

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Zoos are big players in conservation, investing 750 million dollars in conserving species in the wild. Researchers from Trinity College Dublin discovered, maybe unsurprisingly, that zoos with more visitors are able to contribute more to conservation projects. But what exactly gets people to visit a zoo? Megan McGregor spoke to the study’s lead author, Andrew Mooney, to find out more...

A system wide approach to managing zoo collections for visitor attendance and in situ conservation

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