Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine
Fowler's zoo and wild animal medicine : current therapy
This current and relevant book addresses challenges facing veterinarians, and all medical professionals, working with animals in both their natural habitats and in zoos. It provides practical guidance, and is an essential resource for animal medicine, both in the zoo and in the wild. There are 24 pages of color photos at the front, all cross-referenced in the text. The topics cover cross-species conditions, conservation and rehabilitation, and conditions of particular classes of animals. The emphasis is on maintaining healthy animal populations worldwide in the face of current environmental pressures, habitat loss, species endangerment, diseases, toxins, and technology. It also addresses the issues of animal-to-human disease transmission, especially in zoos.
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