Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine book cover

Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine

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.

Hardbound, 992 Pages

Published: June 2003

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-9499-3

Contents

  • 1. Fish

    AMPHIBIAN GROUPS
    2. Anurans (anura, salienta) - frogs, toads
    3. Urodeles (caudate, urodela) - salamanders, sirens
    4. Caecilians (gymniophona, caecilia) – caecilians

    REPTILE GROUPS
    5. Order Chelonia- turtles, tortoises
    6. Order Crocodilia – crocodiles, alligators, gavials, caimans
    7. Suborder Sphenodontia –Tuatara-
    8. Suborder Lacertilia (sauria) – lizards, skinks, geckos, and Suborder Amphisbaenis – worm lizards
    9. Suborder Ophidia (Serpentes) –snakes-

    AVIAN GROUPS
    10. Ratites: Tinamiformes – (tinamous), Struthioniformes, Rheiiformes, Cassuariformes – (ostrich, emu, rhea, cassowary, kiwi)
    11. Sphenisciformes – penguins
    12. Gaviiformes – (loons); Podicipediformes – (grebes); Procellariiformes – (albatross, fumars, petrels, storm petrels, shearwaters)
    13. Pelicaniformes – pelicans, tropicbirds, cormorants, frigatebirds, anhingas, gannets
    14. Ciconiiformes – herons, ibises, spoonbills, storks
    15. Phoenicopteriformes – flamingos
    16. Charadriiformes – gulls, shorebirds
    17. Anseriformes – waterfowl, screamers
    18. Falconiformes – vultures, hawks, falcons, secretary bird
    19. Galliformes – pheasants, grouse, quail, turkeys, chacalacas, currasows, hoatzins
    20. Gruiformes – cranes, limpkins, rails, gallinules, coots, bustards
    21. Columbiformes – pigeons, doves
    22. Psittaciformes – parrots, macaws, lories
    23. Cuculiformes – cuckoos, roadrunners
    24. Strigiformes – owls
    25. Caprimulgiformes – goatsuckers
    26. Musophagiformes – Turacos
    27. Trochiliformes – hummingbirds
    28. Apodiformes & Coliiformes – Swifts, swiftlets & mousebirds
    29. Trogoniformes – trogons
    30. Coraciiformes – kingfishers, motmot, bee-eaters, hoopoes, hornbills
    31. Piciformes – woodpeckers, barbets, puffbirds, jacamars, toucans
    32. Passeriformes – songbirds, perching birds

    MAMMAL GROUPS
    33. Monotremata – echidna, platypus
    34. Marsupialia – marsupials
    35. Insectivora – hedgehogs, tenrecs, shrews, moles and Dermoptera – flying lemurs
    36. Chiroptera – bats
    Primates – primates
    37. Prosimians
    38. Other primates excluding great apes
    39. Great Apes
    40. Xenarthra (edentate) – anteaters, armadillos, sloth
    41. Pholidota – pangolins
    42. Lagomorpha – pikas, rabbits, hares
    43. Rodentia – rodents
    44. Cetacea – whales, dolphins, porpoises
    45. Pinnipedia – seals, sea lions and walrus
    46. Sirenia
    Carnivora-
    47. Canidae:
    48. Felidae:
    49. Mustelidae:
    50. Procyonidae and Viverridae:
    51. Ursidae (including panda) & Hyaenidae:
    52. Tubulidentata – aardvark
    53. Proboscidea – elephants
    54. Hyracoidea- Hyraxes
    Perissodactyla
    55. Rhiunoceridae – Rhinoceroses
    56. Tapiridae – Tapirs
    57. Equidae – Equids
    Artiodactyla
    58. Suidae/Tayssuidae – Wild pigs/peccaries
    59. Hippopotamidae – Hippopotamases
    60. Camelidae – Camels, llamas, alpacas
    Ruminantia – Ruminants
    61. Giraffidae
    62. Cervidae & tragulidae
    63. Bovidae (less sheep and goats) & Antilopcapridae
    64. Sheep & Goats (and goat-like)

    Diseases common to multiple taxa
    65. Salmonellosis & shigellosis in all taxa
    66. Tuberculosis in all taxa
    67. Anthrax
    68. Leptospirosis
    69. Aeromoniasis &pseudomoniasis in all taxa
    70. Plague
    71. Colibacillosis in all taxa
    72. Clostridial diseses in all taxa
    73. Chlamydiosis (psittacosis, ornithosis)
    74. Yersiniosis in all taxa
    75. Fungal diseases in all taxa
    76. Rabies
    77. Pox disease in all taxa
    78. Spongiforn encephalopathy
    79. Toxoplasmosis

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