The book provides basic understanding of the various topics of wildlife which will be useful for biologist, zoologist, veterinarians working in forest ,zoos or at field level where they use to get wild animals for post mortem or for treatment. It also provides helpful information to the forest officers, zoo managers and protected area managers for critical care management and for doing needful things before approaching a veterinarian to save the life of animal or to collect biological material useful for diagnosis.
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Table of Contents
1. Indian Wildlife 2. Taxonomical Classification of Wildlife 3. Biological Features of Wildlife 4. Population and Habitat Management
5. Ethology-Animal Behaviour 6. Health Monitoring and Evaluation in Free Living Wild Animals 7. Physical and Chemical Restrains
8. Transportation 9. Health Examination and Recording of Vital Signs 10. Wildlife Diseases: An Over View 11. Major Infectious Diseases of Wild Animals 12. Major Non Infectious Diseases of Wild Animals 13. Rescue and Critical Care Management 14. Post Mortem Examination 15. Forensic and Veterolegal Aspects of Crime Investigation 16. Zoonotic Diseases 17. Disease Control Techniques in Free Living Wild Animals 18. Field Approach for Disease Diagnosis from Dead Animals 19. Ex-Situ Captive Management in Zoos 20. Housing of Captive Animals 21. Hygiene and Sanitation 22. Collection, Preservation and Dispatch of Biomaterials 23. Nutrition of Zoo Animals 24. Orphan Management 25. Disaster Management 26. Surgical Problems and Intervention 27. Medical Management of Reptiles 28. Exotic Bird Health Care and Management 29 Wildlife Disease Surveillance 30 Advance Surveillance Technologies 31. Wildlife Protection Act 32. Scheduled Wildlife of India Appendices
Rajesh Jani, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Gujarat, India