Chapter 24. Polar Bears

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Gail Hedberg

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch24

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2002) Polar Bears, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch24

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:

  • polar bears;
  • ursus rnaritimus;
  • gestation;
  • antibody protection;
  • knoxville zoo

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural History

  • Record Keeping

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Initial Care and Stabilization

  • Daily Nursery Care Routines

  • Tips for Weaning from Formula to Solid Food

  • Other Practical Information

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • Sources of Products Mentioned

  • References

  • Suggested Reading