Crocodiles: Biology, Husbandry and Diseases (Life Sciences) [Firsted.]0851996566, 9780851996561, 9780851997988
Description:This book is a comprehensive reference work on the biology, manageme...
Description:This book is a comprehensive reference work on the biology, management and health of crocodiles, alligators and gharials. It is applicable to both farmed and captive animals.The introductory chapter describes crocodilian anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and behaviour. One chapter is devoted to important aspects of crocodile farming, namely nutrition; incubation of eggs; rearing; breeding; slaughter; and welfare. Subsequent chapters cover transmissible, nontransmissible and organ diseases, and diseases of eggs and hatchlings.