Iguana Iguana: Guide for Successful Captive Care

Iguana Iguana: Guide for Successful Captive Care

By: Fredric L. Frye (author)Hardback

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This second edition is now improved by: a 35% increase in page count; the addition of 16 pages of new colour photos (the colour section has tripled); a redesigned and expanded text to make it more user-friendly; and the inclusion of published data, current to January 1995. An entirely new section has been added to this edition which includes information on scoliosis and kyphoscoliosis; an admonition against purposeful cooling to achieve restraint; and material on normal physiologic values, sources of reptile-related products, and fluid therapy, including intramedullary (intraosseous). This new and expanded edition, which is devoted to the green iguana, includes the following: reproduction and captive breeding; normal and abnormal behaviour; information on safe and effective methods of restraint; prevention, diagnosis and treatment of nutrition related diseases; the development of metabolic bone disease; infectious diseases and non-infectious conditions; a discussion of ophthalmic disorders; miscellaneous causes of anaemia, skin diseases, abnormal stool, colour changes, tail and claw disorders and care; and fractures and their management.


Understanding Green Iguanas; Husbandry; Feeding and Nutrition; Toxic-Plant Poisoning; Disorders Related to Nutrition; Disorders Related to the Digestive System; Infections and Infectious Diseases; Parasites; Miscellaneous; Reproduction; Wendy's Observations; Appendix A - Normal Physiological Values of Iguana Iguana; Appendix B - Conversion Tables; Appendix C - Sources for Reptile-Related Products; Appendix D - Directory of Herpetological Societies in the United States; Appendix E - International Herpetological Special-Interest Iguana Groups; Appendix F - On-Line Computer Special-Interest Groups.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780894648922
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 178
  • ID: 9780894648922
  • ISBN10: 0894648926

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