Kōrero: Zoos and aquariums

Sumatran tigers mating

Sumatran tigers mating

Zoos run breeding programmes managed by a stud-book keeper, who oversees planned matings of captive species to avoid inbreeding. Auckland Zoo cooperates with other zoos worldwide to ensure there is a healthy captive population of the endangered Sumatran tiger, in case the tiger becomes extinct in the wild.

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Auckland Zoo

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Zoos and aquariums - Modernising zoos', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18442/sumatran-tigers-mating (accessed 29 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008