Handbook of Primate Husbandry and Welfare

Handbook of Primate Husbandry and Welfare

Editor(s): Sarah Wolfensohn, Paul Honess

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405111584

Online ISBN: 9780470752951

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752951

About this Book

Handbook of Primate Husbandry and Welfare covers all aspects of primate care and management both in the laboratory environment and in zoos. From the welfare and ethics of primate captivity through to housing and husbandry systems, environmental enrichment, nutritional requirements, breeding issues, primate diseases, and additional information on transportation and quarantine proceedings, this book provides a completely comprehensive guide to good husbandry and management of primates. Designed to be a practical field manual, the authors present the material using lists, tables and illustrations to clarify best practice.

  • Representative species are covered - from marmosets through to macaques
  • One of the first books dedicated to the care of primates in captivity
  • Written by authors with many years of experience working with primates
  • Suitable for those working with primates in either laboratories or zoos

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