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Trans­mis­si­ble Dis­eases hand­book online

pub­lished 22 Decem­ber 2010 | mod­i­fied 23 Decem­ber 2011

The fourth edi­tion of the Trans­mis­si­ble Dis­eases Hand­book, com­piled by the Infec­tious Dis­eases Work­ing Group (IDWG) was pub­lished in Feb­ru­ary 2010

by the Euro­pean Asso­ci­a­tion of Zoo and Wildlife Vet­eri­nar­i­ans (EAZWV). The hand­book has been dis­trib­uted as CD-​rom by EAZA to all its mem­bers and rel­e­vant stake­hold­ers. Now the hand­book is also avail­able online. It shows the organisation’s aware­ness and respon­si­bil­ity regard­ing infec­tious dis­eases and their pos­si­ble impact on ani­mal con­ser­va­tion and the com­mu­nity at large.

Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map

Tiger map” (CC BY 2.5) by Sander­son et al., 2006.

about zoos and their mis­sion regard­ing breed­ing endan­gered species, nature con­ser­va­tion, bio­di­ver­sity and edu­ca­tion, which of course relates to the evo­lu­tion of species.
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