CONNECT Magazine May 2012

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CONNECT is our monthly magazine for members. You'll find feature articles and member news - including exhibit openings and important conservation achievements. 

The Role of Science in Our Industry  

How Science Informs Animal Management in AZA Institutions (Members Only) 

Thinking About and Discussing Welfare of Zoo and Aquarium Animals  (Members Only) 

Science Saves Species (Members Only) 

Visitor Behavior in Zoos and Aquriums (Members Only)

 The Avian Scientific Advisory Group (Members Only) 

On The Cover 

There are 21.33 moose at 12 institutions in the the AZA Moose Species Survival Plan (SSP). One of the these, the Minnesota Zoo, in response to a 50 percent decline in moose populations in northern Minnesota since 2005, is helping to track and analyze movement and activity data from over 50 wild moose.  Among the questions the Zoo is attempting to answer is how temperature influences moose habitat use. 

Bull moose ©IStockphoto

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