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By Devra G. Kleiman, Katerina V. Thompson, Charlotte Kirk Baer

Wild Mammals in Captivity, the 1st instruction manual of its style, makes a speciality of new ways to the administration of untamed animals in captivity. in a single entire quantity, the editors have accumulated the most up-tp-date details from box and captive reviews of animal habit, advances in captive breeding, examine in body structure, genetics, and nutrients, and new considering in animal administration and welfare. that includes contributions from dozens of the world over popular specialists, this booklet is a qualified reference of great useful worth, surveying each major clinical, technical, and administration factor. This remarkable ebook is a vital source for directors, keepers, veterinarians, and everybody who works at once with mammals or is worried regularly with their administration and conservation.

"This is the single updated and entire handbook at the difficulties of and the recommendations to maintaining and dealing with wild mammals open air their traditional setting. . . . [A] extraordinary manual."—Harry Miller, Times greater schooling Supplement

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