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A guide to the clinical examination, chemical restraint and medication of the camel.
Abstract Advice and background information on the temperament and idiosyncratic behaviour of the camel is outlined together with recommendations for handling during clinical examination or veterinaryExpand
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Wildlife and pastoral society--shifting paradigms in disease control.
The dramatic changes in the human and animal populations in Africa over the last century demand the re-examination of priorities and policies. The introduction of developed medical and other humanExpand
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Scabies in free-ranging mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Between August and December 1996, there was an outbreak of a debilitating skin disease attributed to Sarcoptes scabiei infection in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) in BwindiExpand
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Seasonal changes in rumen papillary development and body condition in free ranging Chinese water deer (Hydropotes inermis)
Available information on the history, population dynamics, body weight and kidney fat indices in free-living Chinese water deer at Whipsnade Zoo were briefly reviewed. Fifty eight culled animalsExpand
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Rinderpest epidemic in wild ruminants in Kenya 1993-97
A severe epidemic of rinderpest, affecting mainly wild ruminants, occurred between 1993 and 1997 in East Africa. Buffalo (Syncerus coffer), eland (Taurotagus oryx) and lesser kudu (TragelaphusExpand
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Canine distemper antibodies in lions of the Masai Mara
Canine distemper virus (CDV) has been implicated in some recent deaths of lions, which showed clinical signs of distemper, in the the Serengeti plain. Similar clinical findings have since beenExpand
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Health of adult free-living cheetahs
Health of free-living adult cheetahs was assessed using haematological and biochemical measurements of condition. Results showed that cheetahs of both sexes varied on several of these measures,Expand
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An epizootic in free-ranging lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) in Kenya resulted in more than 18,500 deaths from August through mid-November 1993. Disease was concentrated along the shores ofExpand
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Twenty-one Chinese water deer {Hydropotes inermis) were blowdarted with a combi nation of ketamine and xylazine, resulting in a level of sedation adequate for minor surgical pro cedures in 14 of theExpand
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Haematological changes in domestic fowl (Gallus gallus) and cranes (Gruiformes) with Mycobacterium avium infection.
Haematological findings in 26 domestic fowl and 17 cranes with confirmed Mycobacterium avium infection were compared with normal values from the species concerned. Heterophils and monocytosisExpand
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