Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of South American Wild Animals

Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of South American Wild Animals

Editor(s): Murray E. Fowler

Published Online: 29 MAY 2008

Print ISBN: 9780813828466

Online ISBN: 9780470376980

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376980

About this Book

Biology, Medicine and Surgery of South American Wild Animals examines the medicine and treatment of animals specific to South America. It discusses topics dealing with diseases and biology topics. In addition, the animals studied are broken down into family and genus, using both English and Spanish names.

The book is liberally illustrated and contains references for further reading as well as the contributions of regional experts on the animals covered.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 5

      Class Reptilia, Order Squamata (Ophidia): Snakes (pages 40–50)

      Luiz Roberto Francisco, Kathleen Fernandes Grego and Margarita Mas

    3. Chapter 7

      Order Rheiformes (Rheas) (pages 65–71)

      Alejandro Scataglini, Marcela V. Torti and Isaú Gouveia Arantes

    4. Chapter 8

      Order Tinamiformes (Tinamous) (pages 72–80)

      Luís Fábio Silveira, Elizabeth Höfling, Maria Estela Gaglianone Moro, Adjair Antonio do Nascimento and Isaú Gouveia Arantes

    5. Chapter 9

      Order Ciconiiformes (Herons, Storks, Ibises) (pages 81–94)

      Priscilla Prudente do Amaral, José Heitzmann Fontenelle, Luiz Francisco Sanfilippo and Luciano Antunes Barros

    6. Chapter 15

      Order Galliformes, Family Cracidae (pages 136–138)

      Roberto Motta de Avelar Azeredo, James G.P. Simpson and Lúcia Paolinelli Barros

    7. Chapter 17

      Order Psittaciformes (Parrots, Macaws, Conures) (pages 146–173)

      Neiva M. Robaldo Guedes, Pedro Neto Scherer, Aulus Cavalieri Carciofi, Karin Werther, Iara Biasia, Attilio A. Giovanardi and Maria de Lourdes Cavalheiro

    8. Chapter 23

      Order Rodentia (Rodents) (pages 225–237)

      José Ricardo Pachaly, Alexandra Acco, Rogério Ribas Lange, Tatiana Monreal Ramos Nogueira, Márcia Furlan Nogueira and Elza Maria Galvão Ciffoni

    9. Chapter 24

      Order Xenarthra (Edentata) (Sloths, Armadillos, Anteaters) (pages 238–255)

      Antônio Messias-Costa, Ana Maria Beresca, Kátia Cassaro, Lilian de Stefani Munao Diniz and Carlos Esbérard

    10. Chapter 25

      Order Primates (Primates) (pages 256–278)

      Anthony B. Rylands, Cláudio Valladares-Pádua, Roberto da Rochae Silva, José Luiz Catão-Dias, Alcides Pissinatti and Marcelo Alcindo de Barros Vaz Guimarães

    11. Chapter 26

      Order Carnivora, Family Canidae (Dogs, Foxes, Maned Wolves) (pages 279–290)

      Cecília Pessutti, Maria Emília Bodini Santiago and Laura Teodoro Fernandes Oliveira

    12. Chapter 27

      Order Carnivora, Family Felidae (Cats) (pages 291–316)

      Tadeu Gomes de Oliveira, Eduardo Eizirik, Peter G. Crawshaw, Cristina Harumi Adania, Marcelo da Silva Gomes, Wanderlei Moraes de, Jean Carlos Ramos Silva, Nei Moreira, Ronaldo Gonçalves Morato, Regina C. R. Paz and Rosana Nogueira de Morais

    13. Chapter 28

      Order Carnivora, Family Procyonidae (Raccoons, Kinkajous) (pages 317–322)

      Adriana Sampaio Labate, Adauto Luis Veloso Nunes and Marcelo da Silva Gomes

    14. Chapter 29

      Order Carnivora, Family Mustelidae (pages 323–331)

      Tatiana Lucena Pimentel, Marcelo Lima Reis and Ana Silvia M. Passerino

    15. Chapter 32

      Order Perissodactyla, Family Tapiridae (Tapirs) (pages 363–376)

      Emília Patrícia Medici, Adauto Luis Veloso Nunes, Paulo Rogerio Mangini and José Roberto Vaz Ferreira

    16. Chapter 35

      Order Artiodactyla, Family Cervidae (Deer) (pages 402–422)

      José Maurício Barbanti Duarte, Mariano Lisandro Merino, Susana Gonzalez, Aduato Luis Veloso Nunes, Joaquim Mansano Garcia, Matias Pablo Juán Szabó, José Rodrigo Pandolfi, Isaú Gouveia Arantes, Adjair Antonio do Nascimento, Rosângela Zacarias Machado, João Pessoa Araújo, José Luiz Catão-Dias, Karin Werther, José Eduardo Garcia, Raul José da Silva Girio and Eliana Reiko Matushima

    17. Chapter 38

      The Oral Cavity (pages 457–463)

      José Ricardo Pachaly and Marco Antonio Gioso

    18. Chapter 40

      Interspecific Allometric Scaling (pages 475–481)

      José Ricardo Pachaly, Harald Fernando and Vicente de Brito

    19. Chapter 42

      Wild Animals and Public Health (pages 493–499)

      Sandra Helena Ramiro Corrêa and Estevão de Camargo Passos

    20. Chapter 43

      Laboratory Support in Wild Animal Medicine (pages 500–505)

      Nádia Regina Pereira Almosny and Leonilda Correia dos Santos

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