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By Murray E. Fowler, Susan K. Mikota

Elephants are very likely the main famous individuals of the animal country. the large dimension, strange anatomy, and durability of elephants have interested people for millenia. Biology, drugs, and surgical procedure of Elephants serves as a complete textual content on elephant medication and surgical procedure. according to the services of 36 scientists and medical veterinarians, this quantity covers biology, husbandry, veterinary medication and surgical procedure of the elephant as identified today.

* Written by means of the key specialists within the field

* Comprehensively covers either Asian and African elephants

* whole with taxonomy, behavioral, geographical and systemic information

* Well-illustrated and arranged for simple reference

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