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Impacts of Zoological Garden in Schools (A Case Study of Zoological Garden, Kano State Nigeria)

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In the course of this work which is the impact of zoological garden in schools, the questionnaire interviewed was used in the collection of data. Based on the finding it was observed that people visit zoological gardens for different purposes like educational, recreational, research, economic and cultural values. Also the chi-square (X2) is used in this research to show if there is significant difference or not. Result indicated that people from various works of life visited the zoo. Some recommendations were also made for further studies as well as the opposition of establishment of a zoo. Thus, the objectives of the this work are to identify the conservation areas in which zoos make a contribution, to develop understanding and support of the conservation potentials of zoos, to convince local zoos and conservation agencies that they can make important contributions to conservation, to help zoos formulate conservation priorities and policies and finally, to promote action of individual zoos by participation in the global zoo and other conservation network.

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Adams, A. and Salome, A. (2014) Impacts of Zoological Garden in Schools (A Case Study of Zoological Garden, Kano State Nigeria). Open Journal of Ecology, 4, 612-618. doi: 10.4236/oje.2014.410051.

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