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Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants.

Author: Murray E Fowler; Susan K Mikota
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elephants 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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Murray E Fowler; Susan K Mikota
ISBN: 9780470344118 0470344113
OCLC Number: 476191413
Description: 1 online resource (596 pages)
Contents: Contents; Appendices; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Taxonomy, Classification, History, and Evolution of Elephants; 2. Elephants in Captivity; 3. Laws and Legislation; 4. Behavior and Social Life; 5. Husbandry; 6. Nutrition; 7. Preventive Health Care and Physical Examination; 8. Physical Restraint and Handling; 9. Chemical Restraint and General Anesthesia; 10. Surgery and Surgical Conditions; 11. Infectious Diseases; 12. Parasitology; 13. Antemortem Diagnostics; 14. Postmortem Diagnostics; 15. Therapeutics; 16. Neonatal Care and Hand Rearing; 17. Multisystem Disorders.

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Elephants 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.

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