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Biological diversity

Definition(s)

Breeding of wild fauna for the purpose of replenishment and/or breeding of domesticated animals for genetic improvement (Source: Faolex/edited IUCN)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
bred in captivity
zoo

In other languages

French
élevage en captivité
Russian
разведение в неволе
Spanish
cría en cautividad
Arabic
التوليد في الأسر

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with captive breeding

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Convention on Migratory Species
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol