Rec­om­mended Gen­eral Literature:

AuthorTitle© Year
Baratay E., Hardouin-​Fugier E.
Zoo: A His­tory of Zoo­log­i­cal Gar­dens in the West1998186189-​208-​xReak­tion Books
Bot­ting D.Ger­ald Dur­rell, the autho­rised biography19990006387306Harper Collins Publishers
de Courcy C.The Zoo story19951854717774Clare­mont Book
Dick G., Gus­set M. (Ed.)Build­ing a Future for Wildlife: Zoos and Aquar­i­ums com­mit­ted to bio­di­ver­sity conservation20109783033022348World Asso­ci­a­tion of Zoos and Aquariums
Doma­lain J-​Y.Ik was han­de­laar in wilde dieren (L’adieu aux bêtes)
Dur­rell G.The bafut beagles1954246635134Rupert Hart-​Davis
Dur­rell G.The new Noah19550006716717William Collins Sons & Co Ltd
Dur­rell G.The sta­tion­ary ark19760006350003Harper Collins Publishers
Han­son E.Ani­mal Attrac­tions, nature on dis­play in Amer­i­can Zoos 20020691059926Prince­ton Uni­ver­sity Press
Hedi­ger H.Man and Ani­mal in the Zoo (Men­sch und Tier im Zoo)19657085758Sey­mour Lawrence /​Dela­corte press
Hosey G., Melfi V., Pankhurst S.
Zoo ani­mals20099780199233069Oxford Uni­ver­sity Press
Irwin M.D., Stoner J.B., Cobaugh A.M. (Ed.)
Zookeep­ing, an intro­duc­tion to the sci­ence and technology20139780226925318Uni­ver­sity of Chicago Press
Kisling V.N. Jr. (Ed.)Zoo and Aquar­ium history *200108493-​2100-​xCRC Press
Nor­ton B.G., Hutchins M., Stevens E.F., Maple T.LEthics on the ark19951560986891Smith­son­ian Insti­tu­tion Press
Roth­fels N.Sav­ages and beasts, the birth of mod­ern zoo *
20020801869102The Johns Hop­kins Uni­ver­sity Press
Tudge C.Last ani­mals at the zoo; how mass extinc­tion can be stopped19910091744091Hutchin­son Radius
Wil­son E.O.Socio­bi­ol­ogy, the new synthesis19750674002350The Belk­nap Press of Har­vard Uni­ver­sity Press
Zim­mer­man A., Hatch­well M., Dickie L., West C.
Zoos in the 21st century20079780521618588Cam­bridge Uni­ver­sity Press

* highly recommended

Zoo Spe­cific Lit­er­a­ture:

AuthorTitle© Year
Barrington-​Johnson J.The Zoo, the story of Lon­don zoo20059780709073727Robert Hale London
Ger­rit­sen A. (red.)Iets grootsch & buitenge­woons, 150 jaar Rot­ter­dam Diergaarde20079789075111033Konin­klijke Rot­ter­damse Dier­gaarde Blijdorp
Lloyd J.Won­der never ceases, Edin­burgh zoo into the 21st century20061904050131the ABR Com­pany Ltd
Mas­ters B.The pas­sion of John Aspinall19880224023535Jonathan Cape Ltd
Nieuwendijk J.G.Zoo was artis, zo is artis19709060546725

Uit­gev­erij J.H. De Bussy N.V., Amsterdam

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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