Knowsley Safari Park, Modern zoo practice, 31.7.16

All those who hold animals not normally domesticated in the UK require a zoo licence under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981. Local authorities carry out inspections and give out the license following the guidance of Secretary of States Modern Zoo Practice Handbook.

Areas they look at include:

•Education •Conservation •Animal acquisition •Public safety •Staff training •Animal records

Welfare is dictated by the 5 freedoms…


Here is some more information about organisations…

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