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Asked in Acronyms & Abbreviations
What do the acronym AZA stand for?
There are seven different definitions for the acronym AZA. These definitions include Auto Antibodies to Zona Pellucida, Associated Zoos & Aquariums, Auto-Zero Amplifiers, American Zinc Association, Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Aleph Zadik Aleph, and American Zoo and Aquarium Association. ...
Gene banks zoos and aquariums are sanctuaries being used to protect wid species?
It is true that gene banks, zoos, and aquariums are being used to protect wild species. There are approximately 350 zoos in the United States. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Darcy Folzenlogen written?
Darcy Folzenlogen has written: 'Walking Cincinnati' -- subject(s): Guidebooks, Hiking, Walking, Tours, Trails 'A guide to American zoos & aquariums' -- subject(s): Aquariums, Public, Guidebooks, Public Aquariums, Zoos ...
Asked in Zoos
What animals have been saved in zoos?
The most famous was China's giant panda, which avoided extinction in the California Zoo. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has saved bongos and forest African antelopes. These animals were also successfully bred and released back into the wild. ...
What is the importance of a zoo?
Zoos are important for several reasons. They contribute to conservation, science and verterinary research. They provide an educational, rewarding experience for visitors. They also provide shelters for animals. To find out more on how why zoo's matter, I've attached a link to an article. To find out even more about this, please see the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Website: www.aza.org. http://www.aza.org/ConEd/Documents/Why_Zoos_Matter.pdf ...
Asked in Sumatran Tigers
How many Sumatran tigers are left in the world?
As of the year 2000, the AZA (Association of zoos and aquariums) released the species survival plan for all of the tiger species. According to this link below, there are about 400-500 sumatran tigers left in the wild. They reside only on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Some people may ask why can't zoos use artificial insemination on the tigers that they house within their zoos. Female tigers need to be physically stimulated by the male in order for their egg to be...
Asked in Colorado
What are some popular tourist attractions when doing travel in Colorado?
There are several popular tourist attractions when doing travel in Colorado. Some of the best ones are Agritourism, Amusement Parks, Aquariums and zoos. ...
Asked in Animal Life
How are animals seen in captivity?
Animals are seen in captivity with zoos, farms, wildlife parks, aquariums, marine parks and as pets. Many groups, such as PETA, do not believe that animals should be held in captivity for any purpose. Others believe that captive breeding of animals is often the only way to protect some species from extinction. Some view zoos and aquariums as necessary for research in order to improve the lives of wild animals, while others believe that they are cruel cages. ...