IZE Reading List

Zoo Exhibit Design

  • Caine, N. G.; O’Boyle, V. G. (1992).Cage Design and Forms of Play in Red-Bellied Tamarins. Zoo Biology 11(3): 215-220.
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  • Clayton, Susan; Fraser, John; Saunders, Carol D. (2008). Zoo experiences: conversations, connections, and concern for animals. SO: Zoo Biology.
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  • Coe, Jon C. (1985).Design and perception: Making the zoo experience real. Zoo Biology 4(2): 197-208.
  • Coe, Jon C. (1989).Naturalizing habitats for captive primates. Zoo Biology 8(S1): 117-125.
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  • Coe, Jon C. (1996) Keepers of the Kingdom: The New American Zoo.Future Fusion: The TwentyÔÇôFirst Century. Pg.105-115. Charlottesville, New York: Landscape, Architect, CLRdesign Inc. Grant and Lickle.
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  • Coe, Jon C. (2006) Career Opportunities in Zoo Design. Healesville, Victoria, Australia: Jon Coe Design P/L 2006. jon@joncoedesign.com: http://www.joncoedesign.com/pub/PDFs/CareerOpportunities2006.pdf
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  • Coe, Jon C. (2006) Deep Green Design for Zoos and Aquariums. Healesville, Victoria, Australia : Jon Coe Design P/L 2006 jon@joncoedesign.com: http://www.eaza.net/magazine/download/EN57_JohnCoe_DeepGreenDesign.pdf.
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  • Forthman, D. L.; Bakeman, R. (1992).Environmental and social influences on enclosure use and activity patterns of captive sloth bears. Zoo Biology 11(6): 405-415.
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  • Hoff, M. P.; Maple, T. L. (1982).Sex and age differences in the avoidance of reptile exhibits by zoo visitors. Zoo Biology 1(3): 263-269.
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  • Hosey, G. R. (2000). Zoo animals and their human audiences: What is the visitor effect? Animal Welfare 9: 343-357.
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  • Kuhar, Chris W. (2008). Group differences to captive gorillas reaction to large crowds. Applied Animal Behavior Science 110: 377-385.
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  • Langman, V. A.; Rowe, M.; Forthman, D.; Langman, N.; Black, J.; Walker, T. (2003).Quantifying shade using a standard environment. Zoo Biology 22(3): 253-260.
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  • Marcellini, D. L.; Jenssen, T. A. (1988).Visitor behavior in the National Zoo’s reptile house. Zoo Biology 7(4): 329-338.
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  • Margulis, S. W.; Hoyos, C.; Anderson, M. (2003).Effect of field activity on zoo visitor interest. Zoo Biology 22(6): 587-599.
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  • McCormick-Ray, M. G. (1993).Aquarium science: The substance behind an image. Zoo Biology 12(5): 413-424.
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  • Mcphee, M. E. (2002).Intact carcasses as enrichment for large felids: Effects on on- and off-exhibit behavior. Zoo Biology 21(1): 37-47.
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  • Ogden, J. J.; Finlay, T. W.; Maple, T.L. (1990).Gorilla adaptations to naturalistic environments. Zoo Biology 9(2): 107-121.
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  • Ogden, J. J.; Lindburg, D. G.; Maple, T. L. (1993).Preference for structural environmental features in captive lowland gorillas. Zoo Biology 12(4): 381-395.
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  • Penn, L. (2009) Zoo theatre’s influence on affect and cognition: A case study from the Central Park Zoo in New York. The Journal of Zoo Biology.28:5.412-428.
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  • Price, E. C.; Ashmore, L. A.; McGivern, A. M. (1994).Reactions of zoo visitors to free-ranging monkeys. Zoo Biology 13(4): 355-373.
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  • Serrell, Beverly. (1996). Exhibit Labels: An Interpretive Approach. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.
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  • Visscher, N. C.; Snider, R.; Vander Stoep G. (2008).Comparative analysis of knowledge gain between interpretive and fact-only presentations at an animal training session: an exploratory study. Zoo Biology.
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  • Wilson , M.; Kelling A.; Poline L.; Bloomsmith M.; Maple T.; (2003). Post-occupancy evaluation of Zoo Atlanta’s Giant Panda Conservation Center: Staff and visitor reactions. Zoo Biology 22(4): 365-382.
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  • ZooLex Zoo Design Organization: http://www.zoolex.org/ The ZooLex Zoo Design Organization is a non-profit organization and is a service of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It was established to help improve holding conditions for wild animals in captivity.