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OBIT: a ground-breaking F ethologist has died: *devra kleiman*

Discussion in 'Dog Training and Behaviour' started by leashedForLife, May 8, 2010.

  1. leashedForLife

    Nov 1, 2009
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    devra kleiman, biologist, obit - Google Search

    *devra* was not a dog-trainer, but a brilliant and gifted observer of behavior,
    and she became a reproductive biologist who was a world-wide name for consultation on certain
    endangered or threatened species.

    In Memoriam: Devra Kleiman — Animal Behavior Society Web Site

    Reconciliation Ecology: RIP, Devra Kleiman, another sad loss to conservation biology

    washingtonpost.com EXCERPT -
    this One Woman literally saved an entire species...
    as well as changing the face + function of zoos radically.
    File:Golden Lion Tamarin 001.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

    pandas, tamarins, and many other critically endangered species will need her proteges to carry on her great work, to keep the worlds plethora of macro or microscopic, gloriously ugly and stunningly beautiful, intricate life alive.
    thank U, thank U, thank U, *devra* -
    for saving parts of the world that are irreplaceable, for the patience to find the missing detail,
    for enriching environments and making that a standard part of animal husbandry.

    the non-humans and many, many humans are eternally grateful -
    we will remember you for many years to come, and zoo-captives will honor Ur memory.
  2. Nicky10

    Nicky10 PetForums VIP

    Jan 11, 2010
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    That's a shame hopefully there are others that can carry on that amazing work.
  3. tripod

    tripod PetForums VIP

    Feb 14, 2010
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    oh dear :( Terry you are the bearer of bad news this week

    Dublin Zoo holds the EEP for Golden Lion Tamarins so we are well aware of this amazing work
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