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When is it morally acceptable to remove an animal from the wild and place it in captivity? Which animals should never be taken from the wild and placed in captivity? 6 points
Natural feeding behaviors of wild animals in captivity are numerous. Out of the six discussed in class, name three and discuss how you could fulfill the animal’s natural feeding behavior. 6 points
What is sentience? 1 point
What is edu-tainment? Are zoos giving the public the impression wild animals are tame? If so, how? 4 points
A ruminant has a four chamber stomach. Name all four and each ones purpose. 8 points
Keeping elephants in zoos is an ongoing debate. Even if animal welfare needs are met in zoos, is it still ethically acceptable to maintain elephants in captivity? Can animal welfare be compromised if there are other benefits of keeping elephants? 6 points
When releasing species back into the wild, what reintroduction risks are there to the animals? Example: avoiding predators 2 points
What is the AWC and what does it stand for? 5 points
What are the Seven Freedoms and how could you accomplish each freedom? 14 points
How can we know if an animal’s welfare is being met? What are five stereotypic behaviors animals exhibit if their needs are not being met? 6 points
What are time budgets and comparisons in the wild? 2 points
Zoos are responsible for the care and welfare of the animals living there. What is the number one most important thing zoos can offer the animals in their care? (helps alleviate boredom and stress) 1 point
What are the four steps in the rumination process? 4 points
When a zoo goes through the accreditation process, zoo inspectors are looking at a variety of things. Name three things an inspector looks for when evaluating a zoo for accreditation. 3 points
Scientific benefits contributed by zoo research are many. Name one and discuss. 4 points
What are the two primary goals of dietary carbohydrates in an animal’s diet? 2 points
The most important factor in animal handling is what? 1 point
Physical restraint is used primarily for short-term procedures. Name two of these procedures. 2 points
Why is it important for an animal to fast before a surgical procedure? The duration of the fast depends on what? 4 points
At what point is it safe to handle an animal after it is anesthetized? How can you tell? How can you tell if an animal is waking up? What signs should you look for? 8 points
What can you do to make sure an animal is comfortable after surgery? 2 points
A high fiber diet reduces disease risk. How does this affect the health of an animal?2 points
What is the number one primary feeding husbandry concern? 1 point
Why doesn’t a carnivore need fermentation to digest their food? 2 point
What is the primary ingredient in a meat-based diet? 1 point
What is the highest food expenditure in a zoo? 1 point
Where does digestion take place in a post-gastric fermenter? 2 points
X credit 1 point each
What is coprophagy?
Give an example of cross-contamination when handling food.
Cardiovascular disease has been reported in captive zoo populations. Give an example of an animal that suffers from this disease.