GUIDELINES FOR THE FIELD EVALUATION OF DESERT TORTOISE HEALTH AND DISEASE

@inproceedings{Berry2001GUIDELINESFT,
  title={GUIDELINES FOR THE FIELD EVALUATION OF DESERT TORTOISE HEALTH AND DISEASE},
  author={Kristin H. Berry and Mary M Christopher},
  booktitle={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2001}
}
Field evaluation of free-ranging wildlife requires the systematic documentation of a variety of environmental conditions and individual parameters of health and disease, particularly in the case of rare or endangered species. In addition, defined criteria are needed for the humane salvage of ill or dying animals. The purpose of this paper is to describe, in detail, the preparation, procedures, and protocols we developed and tested for the field evaluation of wild desert tortoises (Gopherus… 
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