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March 2017

Animal Keeper's Forum - Online!
Fact Sheet Updates - Galapagos Tortoise & California Condor
Book of the Month - Remarkable Women of San Diego
New Books & DVDs
Recent Returns

Animal Keepers' Forum - Online!

Animal Keepers' Forum is now available online!  Issues are being digitized and described thanks to AAZK & the Biodiversity Heritage Library's Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature project.  

  

The most recent two years will be embargoed but will be made available on a rolling window.  This great resource is available to anyone and accessible from anywhere.  Search tips are available online, and SDZG Library team members are also happy to help.

Fact Sheet Updates

Our new California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) and Galapagos Giant Tortoises (Chelonoidis spp.) 
facts sheets are now available.  


The San Diego Zoo received its first tortoises in 1928; some of these original tortoises still live at the Zoo today!  For years, the San Diego Zoo had the only breeding colony in zoos, worldwide.


In 1983, the San Diego Zoo became the first facility in the world to hatch a California Condor in captivity. Although a major conservation success story, wild populations still require intensive management; lead poisoning and ingestion of trash are most serious threats.



Many thanks to our expert reviewers and contributors!

Book of the Month

book cover

Remarkable Women of San Diego : Pioneers, Visionaries and Innovators

 

By Hanna S. Cohen and Gloria G. Harris (2016)

San Diego enjoys a diverse legacy of formidable female leaders. Ellen Browning Scripps financed and established the groundbreaking Scripps Oceanography Institute. In 1927, Belle Benchley became the nation’s first female zoo director and for nearly thirty years pioneered new forms of exhibition and developed the world-class San Diego Zoo. Guatemalan activist and advocate Luisa Moreno established the United Fish Cannery Workers Union to protect the rights of workers during World War II. Ruth Alexander set new altitude records for light planes at the peak of the city’s aviation boom. Bertha Pendleton became the first female and first African American San Diego school superintendent in 1993. Authors Hannah Cohen and Gloria Harris document these and many more stories of extraordinary local women.  —Publisher.

Click here to read more about Belle Benchley and other notable women of SDZG 

Request the Book of the Month
Purchase at a discounted price in celebration of Women's History Month
 

New Books & DVDs

Clubb, Ros E. 2001. The roles of foraging niche, rearing conditions and current husbandry on the development of stereotypies in carnivores [thesis]. QL751 .C68 2001 MAIN

Cooper, John E., et al. 2017. Gorilla pathology and health : with a catalogue of preserved materials. QL737 .P963 C665 2017 HARTER HOSP

Graham, Jennifer E. (ed.). 2016. Blackwell's five-minute veterinary consult: avian. SF994 .B63 2016 HARTER HOSP

Lindsay, Diana, et al. (eds.). 2016. ;Coast to cactus : the canyoneer trail guide to San Diego outdoors. QH104.5 .S62 C63 2016 MAIN

Maclachlan, Nigel James, et al. (eds.). 2017. Fenner's veterinary virology. SF780.4 .F46 2017 ZOO WDL

Poonswad, Pilai, et al.. 2013. Hornbills of the world : a photographic guide. QL696 .C729 P66 2013 MAIN

Princée, F.P.G. 2016. Exploring studbooks for wildlife management and conservation. QH75 .P755 2016 MAIN

Seymour, Frances, et al. 2016. Why forests? Why now? : the science, economics, and politics of tropical forests and climate change. QH541.5 .F6 S49 2016 MAIN

Sieradzki, A. E. (compiler). 2007. Original literature describing the entire order of Strigiformes (extant and fossil Genera, species and subspecies) 1758-2007 [computer files]. QL696 .S8 O75 2007 DVD

Tobias, Michael, et al. 2017. Anthrozoology : embracing co-existence in the Anthropocene. QL85 .T63 2017 MAIN

Recent Returns

What's been piquing our interest these days?  Our Recent Returns shelf gives insight into what we're reading and watching at the Zoo, Park, and Institute. 

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