Handbook on Wild and Zoo Animals: A Treatise for Students of Veterinary, Zoology, Forestry and Environmental Science
By Ajit Kumar Santra
Ever since the introduction of wildlife in the academic curriculum of veterinary science, there has been an avid interest about the wildlife among the student community. Simultaneously, it has exp\anded the horizon of employment have been restricted their activites to the health care of wild and zoo animals, the need of the hour, however, is to expand their involvements in ohter branches of wildlife scinece. In fact, they should play a cohesive role in the gamut of wildlife including wildlife biology, conservation and man-animal conflict. Therefore, there is a need of through understanding of the subject in the present perpetives.
However, lokking at the science wildlife so vast and varied in nature, it is a herculean task for an author to incorporate entire aspect within limited pages of a book. Therefore, an effort has been made to incorpoarte the information on wildlife in such a way so that it serves the purpose of wide readership. This book is an out come of more than ten years rigorous work on collection of information on wildlife. The different chapters have been carefully selected in order to meet the requirement of graduate students of Indian universities.