Zoos a haven for wild animals, keeper says

Aug 22, 2013

Zoos a haven for wild animals, keeper says

by Hisashi Sasaki

Zoos play an increasingly important role in the preservation of wild animals, says Daisuke Kiryu, a keeper of reptiles at Yokohama’s Nogeyama Zoo, which is known for successful artificial breeding of turtles designated as endangered species. “We succeeded in breeding the radiated tortoise and ...