Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine

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This thoroughly revised, up-to-date text covers diagnosis and treatment of all zoo and wild animals, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and camelidae. Logically organized by species, the consistent, user-friendly format addresses an animal's biology, unique anatomy, special physiology, restraint and handling, special housing requirements, feeding, surgery and anesthesia, diagnostics, and diseases. Multinational contributors bring their expertise related to many of ...
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Overview

This thoroughly revised, up-to-date text covers diagnosis and treatment of all zoo and wild animals, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and camelidae. Logically organized by species, the consistent, user-friendly format addresses an animal's biology, unique anatomy, special physiology, restraint and handling, special housing requirements, feeding, surgery and anesthesia, diagnostics, and diseases. Multinational contributors bring their expertise related to many of the species from countries outside of North America.

Key Features:

  • Covers all species in one comprehensive, complete resource.
  • Emphasizes restraint and handlings, an extremely important topic that helps the veterinarian determine if physical or chemical restraint is necessary.
  • Global authorship includes multinational contributors who offer expert information on different species from around the world.
  • Excellent tables provide quick reference to key points in the chapters.
  • Information on husbandry addresses caging various species depending on climate, type of display, etc.
  • New information on reproduction in captive wild animals examines complex problems dealing with reproduction in species whose numbers may be dwindling rapidly.
  • Important information on nutrition and feeding helps the veterinarian develop proper dietary management.
New to this Edition:
  • Formerly part of the Current Therapy titles series, this edition features an all-new format that covers all appropriate species and all therapies, making it more comprehensive and useful.
  • Logical, user-friendly organization arranges material by species.
  • All material in this thorough revision is new to this edition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721610139
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/11/1990
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1127

Table of Contents

1 Fish 2
2 Anurans (Anura, Salienta): Frogs, Toads 22
3 Urodela (Caudata, Urodela) 33
4 Caecilians (Gymniophona, Caecilia) 40
5 Chelonians (Turtles, Tortoises) 48
6 Crocodilia (Crocodiles, Alligators, Gavials, and Caimans) 59
7 Sphenodontia (Tuatara) 70
8 Lacertilia (Lizards, Skinks, Geckos) and Amphisbaenids (Worm Lizards) 73
9 Ophidia (Snakes) 82
10 Ratites: Tinamiformes (Tinamous) and Struthioniformes, Rheiiformes, Cassuariformes (Ostriches, Emus, Cassowaries, and Kiwis) 94
11 Sphenisciformes (Penguins) 103
12 Gaviiformes (Loons), Podicipediformes (Grebes), and Procellariiformes (Albatrosses, Fulmars, Petrels, Storm Petrels, and Shearwaters) 110
13 Pelecaniformes (Pelicans, Tropicbirds, Cormorants, Frigatebirds, Anhingas, Gannets) 118
14 Ciconiiformes (Herons Ibises, Spoonbills, Storks) 122
15 Phoenicopteriformes (Flamingos) 129
16 Charadriiformes (Gulls, Shorebirds) 136
17 Anseriformes (Waterfowal, Screamers) 141
18 Falconiformes (Vultures, Hawks, Falcons, Secretary Bird) 150
19 Galliformes (Pheasants, Grouse, Quail, Turkeys, Chacalacas, Currasows, Hoatzins) 161
20 Gruiformes (Cranes, Limpkins, Rails, Gallinules, Coots, Bustards) 171
21 Columbiformes (Pigeons, Doves) 180
22 Psittaciformes (Parrots, Macaws, Lories) 187
23 Cuculiformes (Cuckoos, Roadrunners) 211
24 Strigiformes (Owls) 213
25 Caprimulgiformes (Goatsuckers) 224
26 Musophagiformes (Turacos) 232
27 Trochiliformes (Hummingbirds) 234
28 Apodiformes and Coliiformes (Swifts, Swiftlets, Mousebirds) 239
29 Trogoniformes (Trogons) 245
30 Coraciiformes (Kingfishers, Motmots, Bee-Eaters, Hoopoes, Hornbills) 254
31 Piciformes (Woodpeckers, Barbets, Puffbirds, Jacamars, Toucans) 261
32 Passeriformes (Songbirds, Perching Birds) 267
33 Monotremata (Echidna, Platypus) 278
34 Marsupialia (Marsupials) 288
35 Insectivora (Hedgehogs, Tenrecs, Shrews, Moles) and Dermoptera (Flying Lemurs) 304
36 Chiroptera (Bats) 315
37 Prosimians 334
38 Other Primates Excluding Great Apes 346
39 Great Apes 381
40 Xenarthra: Edentata (Anteaters, Armadillos, Sloths) 397
41 Pholidota (Pangolins) 407
42 Lagomorpha (Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares) 410
43 Rodentia (Rodents) 420
44 Cetacea (Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises) 442
45 Pinnipedia (Seals, Sea Lions, Walruses) 459
46 Sirenia 476
47 Canidae 482
48 Felidae 491
49 Mustelidae 501
50 Procyonidae and Viverridae 516
51 Ursidae and Hyaenidae 523
52 Tubulidentata (Aardvarks) 538
53 Proboscidea (Elephants) 541
54 Hyracoidea (Hyraxes) 550
55 Rhinoceridae (Rhinoceroses) 558
56 Tapiridae 569
57 Equidae 578
58 Suidae and Tayassuidae (Wild Pigs, Peccaries) 586
59 Hippopotamidae (Hippopotamus) 602
60 Camelidae 612
61 Giraffidae 625
62 Cervidae and Tragulidae 634
63 Bovidae (Except Sheep and Goats) and Antilocapridae 649
64 Sheep, Goats, and Goatlike Animals 675
65 Salmonellosis and Shigellosis 686
66 Tuberculosis in All Taxa 689
67 Anthrax 696
68 Leptospirosis 699
69 Aeromoniasis and Pseudomoniasis in All Taxa 702
70 Plague 705
71 Colibacillosis in All Taxa 710
72 Clostridial Diseases in All Taxa 712
73 Chlamydiosis 718
74 Yersiniosis in All Taxa 724
75 Fungal Diseases in All Taxa 727
76 Rabies 732
77 Pox Disease in All Taxa 737
78 Spongiform Encephalopathy 741
79 Toxoplasmosis 745
80 Metabolic Bone Diseases 749
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