For Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)-accredited facilities, maintaining sustainable animal populations can feel like playing a game of chess. In order for animal populations to be sustainable, the animals must reproduce. But because of limited resources, animal compatibility, and individual personalities when, where and, often, how that reproduction happens can require complex strategies, tactics and research.
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