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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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.
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|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
|Deposited On:||03 Sep 2008 09:19|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 15:05|
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