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Extreme close-up of a white rhinoceros head International Rhino Foundation (IRF)

A knowledge center about rhinos in captivity and the wild. Includes links to images, forums, and a searchable database of literature related to rhinos.


Tapir Specialist Group Zoo Committee

The World Conservation Union.

Links to information on tapirs from experts in zoos and conservation researchers all around the world. Includes minimum husbandry guidelines, standards of care, and environmental enrichment techniques.


AZA Antelope & Giraffe TAG

Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Antelope Taxon Advisory Group.

Provides leadership and guidance to AZA institutions regarding the management and care of antelope, pronghorn, giraffe and okapi and to facilitate activities and programs
that support their conservation in the wild.


Llama Camelids, South American: Llamas, Alpacas, Guanacos, and Vicunas, 2009

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Provides information on the Camelidae family and their characteristics, production, use and products.


Camels, Old World: Arabian and Bactrian, 2010

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

The focus of this publications is on the Old World members of the Camelidae family, the Arabian and Bactrian camels.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 14:57
USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.

USDA Animal Care has created a publication entitled Proper Giraffe Care in Cold Weather.

This tech note provides information that we hope will aid in the care and treatment of giraffes. These animals are highly susceptible to cold temperatures because they do not acclimate to the cold as effectively as most other mammals.

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/content/printable_version/tech%20note%20-%20giraffes%20in%20the%20cold.pdf