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Noninfectious Diseases Of Wildlife Anne Fairbrother

Noninfectious Diseases Of Wildlife

Anne Fairbrother

Published January 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780813804514
Hardcover
219 pages
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This book provides an introduction to disease problems - other than those of an infectious or parasitic nature - that afflict free-ranging and captive wildlife. Noninfectious diseases include the effects of toxic substances, physiological conditionsMoreThis book provides an introduction to disease problems - other than those of an infectious or parasitic nature - that afflict free-ranging and captive wildlife. Noninfectious diseases include the effects of toxic substances, physiological conditions and trauma on wildlife. It covers a wide range of dangers to wildlife including lead poisoning and the effects of environmental oestrogenic compounds, oil pollution, mercury poisoning, mycotoxins, geophagy, organochlorine pesticides, selenium, and cyanide. This is of value to all who have an interest in the health and disease status of wildlife populations: Veterinarians in training, practice and research. Wildlife Managers, Wildlife Biologists, Zoo and Public Health Specialists, Environmental Conservationists.