48. Rhinoceroses

  1. Gary West DVM, Dipl ACZM1,
  2. Darryl Heard BSc, BVMS, PhD, Dipl ACZM2 and
  3. Nigel Caulkett DVM, MVetSc, Dipl ACVA3
  1. Robin W. Radcliffe and
  2. Peter vdB. Morkel

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch48

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) Rhinoceroses, in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch48

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:

  • rhinoceroses;
  • morphology;
  • taxonomy;
  • immobilization;
  • remote drug delivery

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Rhinocerotidae

  • Rhinoceros Immobilization and Capture

  • Rhinoceros Anesthesia in Captivity

  • Rhinoceros Anesthesia in the Wild

  • Rhinoceros Crating and Transport

  • Alternative Rhinoceros Anesthesia Techniques

  • Rhinoceros Calf Anesthesia

  • Practical Strategies for Rhinoceros Field Anesthesia

  • Acknowledgments

  • References