By Murray E. Fowler, Zalmir S. Cubas
Univ. of California, Davis. positive aspects large tables, continent-specific department of amphibians, birds, reptiles, and mammals prepared via order, kin, and genus. themes comprise conservation efforts, ailments in free-ranging populations, and administration of animals maintained in captivity. contains an appendix on drug dosages utilized in avian drugs. ample halftone illustrations.
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De Vosjoli5 suggests that the terrarium must have a length of at least four times the total length of the largest lizard and a width of at least one-and-one-half times that measurement. In many circumstances he recommends larger terrariums. He also recommends that the sum of the total lengths of all specimens to be housed must be less than three-fourths of the length of the terrarium. Many lizards may show territorial aggression and should be kept in large terrariums and at low densities. Adults of larger species are best housed in large outdoor (or indoor) enclosures.
Some papillomatous formations, as a result of their high stroma vascularization and traumas suffered by the animals, present ulcers with discrete hemorrhage and may or may not be parasitized by small trematode larva. The papillomatous formations may be in pelvic or thoracic limbs, head, dorsal cervical area, eyelid, oral region, inguinal or pericloacal area. It is possible to find papilloma in all of the areas mentioned in a single animal. The number of papilloma found in a single sea turtle may vary from 2 to 100.
Hatchlings should be placed in terrariums and cared for in the same manner as adults. REFERENCES 1. T. 1994. The nutrition of carnivorous reptiles. B. Murphy, K. T. , Captive Management and Conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles. Ithaca, New York, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, pp. 71–82. 2. A. 1994. The effects of temperature on captive amphibians and reptiles. B. Murphy, K. T. , Captive Management and Conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles. Ithaca, New York, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, pp.