Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to provide for the care, protection and control of wildlife and domestic animals that are a part of the living environment; to help people develop an understanding of their pets; and to train animals for purposes of showing.
Scope notes: Includes: Organizations that develop and maintain fisheries resources and wildlife habitats to preserve and protect endangered species and other wildlife; humane societies; veterinary services; aquariums; and zoos.
Excludes: Organizations that focus on livestock (see K-Food, Agriculture & Nutrition).
Organizations that are responsible for the conservation, protection, care and management of fish and wildlife resources and their habitats. Use this code for organizations that provide wildlife preservation services not specified below or which deal with multiple populations of wildlife.
Key words: Butterfly Conservation; Dolphin Rescue; Game Conservation; Herpetology Protection; Insect Conservation; Marine Animals Preservation; Marine Animals Protection; Marine Animals Rescue; Porpoise Rescue: Reptile Conservation; Wildlife Conservation