Sources and Care of AnimalsFurther information: Captivity (animal) and Environmental enrichment
In a modern zoo, about 1 in 4 animals on display are bred in captivity. When they arrive at the zoo, the animals are placed in quarantine, and slowly acclimatized to enclosures which seek to mimic their natural environment. For example, some species of penguins may require refrigerated enclosures. Guidelines on necessary care for such animals is published in the International Zoo Yearbook.
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