Increasing zoo’s conservation potential through understanding barriers to holding globally threatened amphibians

  title={Increasing zoo’s conservation potential through understanding barriers to holding globally threatened amphibians},
  author={Leana Brady and R. Young and M. Goetz and J. Dawson},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
The global amphibian crisis and current un-mitigatable threats make ex situ programmes a crucial complementary action for the conservation of many amphibians. Zoos and aquariums are some of the most important and influential groups of institutions to undertake this yet the proportion of globally threatened amphibians in zoos is just 23.9% compared to over 40% in the wild. To identify key barriers to holding globally threatened amphibian species in ex situ collections, as well as potential… Expand

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