17. Crocodilian Capture and Restraint

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

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch17

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) Crocodilian Capture and Restraint, in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch17

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:

  • crocodilian capture;
  • anesthesia;
  • chemical immobilization;
  • capture equipment;
  • restraint ropes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Capture Equipment

  • To Catch a Crocodilian

  • Capture and Handling Basics

  • Capture and Restraint

  • Restraint and Transport

  • Release Techniques

  • Injectable Anesthetic Drugs

  • References