11. Human Safety During Wildlife Capture

  1. Gary West DVM, Dipl ACZM1,
  2. Darryl Heard BSc, BVMS, PhD, Dipl ACZM2 and
  3. Nigel Caulkett DVM, MVetSc, Dipl ACVA3
  1. Nigel Caulkett and
  2. Todd Shury

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch11

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

How to Cite

West, G., Heard, D. and Caulkett, N. (2007) Human Safety During Wildlife Capture, in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Oklahoma State University's College of Veterinary Medicine

  2. 2

    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine

  3. 3

    University of Calgary, College of Veterinary Medicine

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813825663

Online ISBN: 9780470376478

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Keywords:

  • human safety;
  • wildlife capture;
  • remote delivery equipment;
  • environmental risks;
  • animal-related risks

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Risks to Human Safety During Wildlife Capture and Handling

  • Emergency Preparedness

  • References