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The importance of food presentation for animal welfare and conservation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 February 2007

Robert J. Young
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Animal Department, Edinburgh Zoo, Murrayfield, Edinburgh EH12 6TS
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Symposium on ‘Nutrition of wild and captive wild animals’ Plenary Lecture
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Copyright © The Nutrition Society 1997

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