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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.


Bison Bison Information Resources

Oglala Lakota College Library.

A compliation of reviewed and useful internet information on the bison.


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 Minimum Husbandry Guidelines for Keeping Antelopes and Gazelles in Captivity

Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Antelope Taxon Advisory Group.

This document provides information on husbandry procedures for antelopes and gazelles kept in captive settings.


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.


Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 09:26
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