Necropsy Techniques for Examining Wildlife Samples

Necropsy Techniques for Examining Wildlife Samples

By Isabel Pires and Andreia Garcês

In Necropsy Techniques for Examining Wildlife Samples PDF Book, the authors provide a practical, easily accessible guide of necropsy techniques for examining wildlife. Chapters introduce the reader to the value of necropsy in studying wildlife in general, sample collection methods, cadaveric phenomena and necropsy techniques for a variety of organisms ranging from invertebrates to mammals. The book addresses some of the peculiar characteristics of veterinary autopsy specific to different types of specimens. The goal of this book is to equip the reader with the information necessary to conduct a forensic examination in order to reach a conclusive diagnosis of an animal’s death, while also understanding it in an ecological context.

Necropsy Techniques for Examining Wildlife Samples is intended as an essential handbook for students and professionals of biology, zoology and veterinary medicine as well as professionals, who work in natural parks, wildlife rehabilitation centers and biological or zoological parks as conservationists, researchers or animal handlers.

Table of Contents

Preface

Necropsy in Wildlife

Sample Collection

Cadaveric Phenomenons

Necropsy in Wild Birds

Necropsy in Wild Mammals

Necropsy in Reptiles

Necropsy in Amphibians

Necropsy in Invertebrates

Necropsy in Fish

Necropsy in Eggs

Subject Index

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