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Captive Massasauga Populations and Conservation

  title={Captive Massasauga Populations and Conservation},
  author={A. Lentini},
Introduction The American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA), representing approximately 200 North American professionally managed zoological institutions, recognises that zoos play a role in conservation through public education, scientific research, professional training and support of in situ conservation projects (Hutchins et al., 1995). Further, zoos are in a position to preserve threatened species in captivity over long periods thus providing a reservoir of genetic and demographic… 


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