Definitions for "Captive breeding"
Keywords:  zoos, breeding, wild, mating, gba
The breeding of plants or animals in captivity, usually with the aim of reintroducing populations into the wild.
Raising plants or animals in zoos or other controlled conditions to produce stock for subsequent release into the wild.
the propagation or preservation of animals outside their natural habitat (see ex-situ conservation), involving control by humans of the animals chosen to constitute a population and of mating choices within that population. [GBA