+44 1803 865913
Edited By: GL Hoff, A Fairbrother and LN Locke
204 pages, 40 Illus, 12 tables
This book provides an introduction to disease problems - other than those of an infectious or parasitic nature - that afflict free-ranging and captive wildlife. Non-infectious 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 estrogenic compounds, oil pollution, mercury poisoning, mycotoxins, geophagy, organochlorine pesticides, selenium, and cyanide.
Forensic investigational techniques for wildlife law enforcement investigations; geophagy; mycotoxins; environmental estrogens - implications for reproduction in wildlife; cholinesterase-inhibiting pesticides; organochlorine pesticides; polychlorinated byphenyls; 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin; cyanide; lead poisoning of waterfowl and raptors; mercury poisoning in wildlife; selenium; oil pollution and petroleum toxicity wildlife; physical injury; shock; exterional myopathy (capture myopathy); amyloidosis; dental anomalies in mammals.
There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!
Your orders support book donation projects
Prompt and trustful service.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985