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Information on Regulations

AZA. 2017. The accreditation standards and related policies 2017 edition. Available at: Accessed Mar. 25th, 2017.

CAZA. 2016. CAZA Policy On The Use Of Animals In Educational Programming Accessed Mar. 25th, 2017.

EAZA. 2014. EAZA Standards for the Accommodation and Care of Animals in Zoos and Aquaria. Available at: Accessed Mar. 25th, 2017.

USDA. 2013. Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations. Available at: Accessed Mar. 25th, 2017.



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