From the moment the very first animalsatwo small, bedraggled prairie dogsaarrived at the Bronx Zoo in 1899, history was being made. Zookeeping has steadily been evolving over the years: Today, animals that would once have been kept in iron cages roam freely in habitats similar to real prairies, jungles, and forests. Wild Lives takes readers through a century of zookeeping at one of the most-beloved zoos in the world, and shares what zoologists have learned over the years about keeping wild animals.But as we experience the Bronx Zooa#39;s exhibits, we also have the opportunity to learn about the lives ofthe animals and about the wild habitats they come from. In modern exhibits, it often takes time and patience to spot the animals, much as itanbsp;...
|Author||:||Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld|
|Publisher||:||StarWalk Kids Media - 2014-06-30|