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Professor in the Zoo: Designing the Future for Wildlife in Human Care
Professor in the Zoo presents a vision for future zoos and aquariums based on the author's forty years of experience as a zoological leader and a university scholar. Dr. Terry L. Maple was the reform CEO of Zoo Atlanta where he transformed the zoo into one of the most innovative zoos in the world. Dr. Maple is known worldwide for his advocacy of empirical, ethical zoos ...more
Paperback, 382 pages
Published August 19th 2016 by Red Leaf Press
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Terry Maple's zoo philosophy is a strong but simple one - good zoos require evidence-based management. Science in the zoo helps make effective management decisions. And, slowly, it seems like zoos around the world are following this call. More than anything, this book is a how-to for running a strong zoo, and something that I wish every zoo manager could read.