Intensive wildlife production in southern Africa
- Bothma J du P, Van Rooyen N
- ISBN: 9780627025495
- eISBN: N/A
- ePub ISBN: N/A
- 338 Pages | Published: 2005
- characteristics – mass, size, age, growth, reproduction
- population dynamics
- habitat requirements
- behaviour – social, sexual, feeding
- holding and handling facilities
- breeding stock
- behaviour in captivity
- care in captivity
- nutrition – natural and artificial
- water use
- hand-rearing of young animals
- veterinary aspects – diseases and parasites
- capture and transportation
PART 1: LARGE HERBIVORES
Chapter 1: The elephant
Chapter 2: The white rhinoceros
Chapter 3: The black rhinoceros
Chapter 4: The African savanna buffalo
PART 2: LARGE ANTELOPES
Chapter 5: The eland
Chapter 6: The roan antelope
Chapter 7: The sable antelope
Chapter 8: The greater kudu
Chapter 9: The nyala
Chapter 10: The impala
Chapter 11: The bushbuck
Chapter 12: The springbok
PART 3: SMALL ANTELOPES
Chapter 13: The duikers
Chapter 14: The steenbok
PART 4: CARNIVORES
Chapter 15: The African wild dog
Chapter 16: The Nile crocodile
PART 5: BIRDS
Chapter 17: The ostrich
Appendix: Practical veterinary hints for wildlife producers
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