Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants
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Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants by Murray E. Fowler
Book DescriptionElephants are possibly the most well-known members of the animal kingdom. The enormous size, unusual anatomy, and longevity of elephants have fascinated humans for millenia. Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants serves as a comprehensive text on elephant medicine and surgery. Based on the expertise of 36 scientists and clinical veterinarians, this volume covers biology, husbandry, veterinary medicine and surgery of the elephant as known today. Written by the foremost experts in the field Comprehensively covers both Asian and African elephants Complete with taxonomy, behavioral, geographical and systemic information Well-illustrated and organized for easy reference
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813806761
(286mm x 223mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Iowa State University Press
Publisher: Iowa State University Press
Publish Date: 20-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals, Hardback (September 2008)» View all books by Murray E. Fowler
New edition of the classic reference Introduction to basic principles of animal restraint and overview of techniques Focuses on the most effective physical restraint techniques Provides essential information for ensuring the safety of both the handler and animal Now in full color with five new chapters.
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Author Biography - Murray E. Fowler
Murray Fowler, DVM, is Professor Emeritus of Zoological Medicine at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA. Most recently, he has been a part-time employee of Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey's Circus. His previous publications include Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Fifth Edition (2003); Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals (Blackwell Publishing, 1995); Medicine and Surgery of South American Camelids (Blackwell Publishing, 1998);and Biology, Medicine and Surgery of South American Wild Animals (Blackwell Publishing, 2001). Susan Mikota, DVM, is a co-founder and Director of Veterinary Programs and Research for Elephant Care International, the first nonprofit organization devoted to elephant healthcare. Her previous publications include Medical Management of Elephants (1994) and several book chapters on elephants.
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