All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Mammals  Insectivores to Ungulates  Camels & Llamas (Camelidae)


Handbook / Manual
By: R Trevor Wilson
134 pages, 30 b/w photos, 15 illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Palgrave
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Camels ISBN: 9780333600832 Paperback Mar 1998 Usually dispatched within 6 days
Selected version: £11.90
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

A valuable guide for anyone involved in the management and care of camels - All aspects are covered, from domestication, worldwide distribution and population, to types and breeds, production systems, physiology, reproduction, management, nutrition and health.


Part 1 Origins, domestication, distribution and importance: taxonomy; origins; domestication; distribution; numbers and trends. Part 2 Types and breeds: traditional breed classification; new styles in breed classification; hybrids of "Camelus dromedarius" and "Camelus bactrianus". Part 3 Production systems: traditional systems; systems in transition; periurban systems; new systems. Part 4 Adaption: behaviour; anatomy; physiology. Part 5 Reproduction: male fitness; female fitness; reproductive performance; summary. Part 6 Management: movement and grazing control; watering management and grazing pressure; water needs; supplementary feeding; reproductive management and castration; herd composition; identification; age; drug treatment. Part 7 Nutrition: the digestive system; nutritional physiology; feed preferences; feeding behaviour; intake; digestibility. Part 8 Health: infectious and contagious diseases; parasitic diseases; respiratory disease complex; reproductive diseases and disorders. Part 9 Productivity: population growth; individual weight and growth; milk; work; meat; leather and hair; blood; comparative productivity.

Customer Reviews

Handbook / Manual
By: R Trevor Wilson
134 pages, 30 b/w photos, 15 illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Palgrave
Current promotions
Spring PromotionsYaleNest Box Price List 2019British Wildlife