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Animal Welfare Concepts

In this module the aim is to gain knowledge and understanding of:


  • What animal welfare means and what ‘duty of care’ is within a zoological collection.
  • Current animal welfare frameworks used in science.
  • The essential needs of captive wild animals and how to meet them.
  • Related animal husbandry practices.
  • Simple measures of animal welfare.



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Download the learning information document HERE
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