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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-3416

Clauss, M; Aufranc, R; Hatt, J M (2008). Feeding and faeces consistency of South American tapir (Tapirus terrestris) at Zurich Zoo. Zoologische Garten, 77:297-302.

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Abstract

The tapir feeding regime at Zurich Zoo was changed from a diet dominated by fruits, vegetables and bread, to a roughage diet based on lucerne hay. Animals became more active, and their faeces consistency improved markedly, so that it now resembles that of free-ranging animals.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Veterinary Clinic > Department of Small Animals > Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife
DDC:570 Life sciences; biology
630 Agriculture
Language:German
Date:2008
Deposited On:03 Sep 2008 09:19
Last Modified:23 Nov 2012 15:05
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0044-5169
Official URL:http://shop.elsevier.de/zooga
Citations:Google Scholar™
Scopus®. Citation Count: 3

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