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Giant pandas : biology, veterinary medicine and management

Author: David E Wildt
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The giant panda is one of the world's most recognized animals, but until now the biology of this threatened species has been a mystery. This is the first book to summarize the present state of knowledge about panda biology, encompassing topics such as reproduction, behaviour, nutrition, genetics and veterinary medicine.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Giant pandas.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)62132887
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David E Wildt
ISBN: 9780511242403 0511242409 0511240554 9780511240553 0511241070 9780511241079 0511241593 9780511241598 1280568119 9781280568114
OCLC Number: 77924323
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 586 pages) : illustrations (some color), 1 color map
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 The giant panda as a social, biological and conservation phenomenon; 2 The Giant Panda Biomedical Survey: how it began and the value of people working together across cultures and disciplines; 3 Factors limiting reproductive success in the giant panda as revealed by a Biomedical Survey; 4 Significant medical issues and biological reference values for giant pandas from the Biomedical Survey; 5 Life histories and behavioural traits as predictors of breeding success; 6 Nutrition and dietary husbandry.
Responsibility: edited by David E. Wildt [and others].

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The giant panda is one of the world's most recognized animals, but until now the biology of this threatened species has been a mystery. This is the first book to summarize the present state of knowledge about panda biology, encompassing topics such as reproduction, behaviour, nutrition, genetics and veterinary medicine.

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