Chapter 12. Sloths

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Judy Avey-Arroyo

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch12

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2002) Sloths, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch12

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005

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Keywords:

  • sloths;
  • costa rica;
  • rehabilitation;
  • solids;
  • bottles

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Record Keeping

  • Formulas

  • Nursing Techniques

  • Frequency Of Feeding

  • Amounts to feed

  • Expected Weight Gain

  • Housing and Special Comfort Needs

  • Immune Status and Special Needs

  • Time to Weaning

  • Tips for Weaning from Formula to Solid Food

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Release

  • Acknowledgments

  • Sources of Products Mentioned

  • Resources

  • References