Our Animal Management staff have created a list of resources to help you learn more about ZooKeeping.
Zoo Career Book Resources:
Camenson, Blythe. Opportunities in Zoos and Aquariums. McGraw-Hill/Contemporary. 1997.
Duncan, Jane C., Careers in Veterinary Medicine. New York: Rosen Publishing Group Inc.,1988.
Heitzman, Ray., Opportunities in Marine and Maritime Careers, 2nd Edition. Lincolnwood, Illinois: National Textbook Company, 1990.
Hodge, Guy R., Careers Working with Animals, The Humane Society's Guide. Washington, DC: Acropolis Books Ltd., 1981.
Koebner, Linda, Zoo Book, The Evolution of Wildlife Conservation Centers. New York: Tom Doherty Associates, Inc., 1994.
Lee, Mary Price., & Lee, Richard. Opportunities in Animal and Pet Care Careers. Lincolnwood, Illinois: National Textbook Co., 1984.
Lobb, Charlotte., Exploring Animal Care Careers. New York: Richards Rosen Press. 1981.
Maynard, Thane. Working With Wildlife: A Guide to Careers in the Animal World (Science, College and Career Guidance. Franklin Watts, 2000.
Miller, Louise Animal Lovers & Other Zoological Types McGraw-Hill; 2 edition, 2000.
Norton, Bryan G., Hutchins, Michael, Stevens, Elizabeth F., & Maple, Terry L. Ethics on the Ark: Zoos, Animal Welfare and Wildlife Conservation. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995.
Ricciuti, Edward R., They Will Work With Wildlife; Jobs for People Who Want to Work with Animals. New York: Harper Collins children's Books, 1983.
Shorto, R., Careers for Animal Lovers. Brookfield, Connecticut: The Millbook Press, 1992.
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