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Title 60 minutes. At the zoo. Part 2 / produced by Shari Finkelstein, Nieves Zuberbühler
Published New York, NY : Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2018


Description 1 online resource (14 minutes)
Summary A report on zoos' use of computerized matchmaking to calculate ideal couplings and prevent the loss of genetic diversity among the animals as typically occurs through inbreeding. Also covered are the controversial practices of administering contraceptives to genetically undesirable animals and culling (euthanizing) them. Includes interviews with: Amanda Lawless, population zoologist; Ron Kagan, CEO, Detroit Zoo; Bob Lacy, geneticist, Chicago Zoological Society; Megan Ross, VP, Lincoln Park Zoo; Dr. Mike Adkessan, Lincoln Park Zoo; Bengt Holst, director of research and conservation, Copenhagen Zoo
Notes "50th anniversary season"
Performer Reporter: Lesley Stahl ; interviewees: Ron Kagan, Bob Lacy, Dr. Mike Adkessan, Bengt Holst
Notes In English
Title from resource description page (viewed February 05, 2024)
Subject Zoo animals -- Breeding
Inbreeding -- Prevention
Zoo animals -- Genetic engineering
Animal contraception.
Euthanasia of animals.
Genre/Form Television news programs.
Form Streaming video
Author Stahl, Lesley, on-screen presenter, interviewer
Zuberbühler, Nieves, producer
Finkelstein, Shari, producer
CBS Corp., publisher.
CBS News Productions, production company.
CBS Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Other Titles Sixty minutes. At the zoo. Part 2
At the zoo
60 minutes : 50th anniversary season
60 minutes overtime
OTHER TI In series: 60 minutes (Television program)