Fulfil your desire to learn! Expand on your current knowledge of rabbits and rodents!
This ebook is designed for anyone working with or owning animals – it will solidify your current knowledge, dispel any myths and introduce you to very interesting facts about some of our most commonly found small mammals.
Do you work with these wonderful small mammals? Are you a pet breeder? Maybe you’re an animal rescue worker? A pet owner? Or an exotic animal lover? An animal health professional? A zookeeper or wildlife carer?
Are you interested in animal health care? Animal enrichment and housing? Animal breeding? Animal anatomy and physiology? Animal feeding?
The information found in this book ranges from specific species and breeds information to practical advice and hands-on tips on how to care effectively for these creatures.
Launch yourself into the world of rabbits, rodents and their relatives.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO RODENTS AND LAGOMORPHS
How They Are Classified By Scientists
Classification of Grandorder Glires
CHAPTER 2 ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR
Modifications to the Jaw and Teeth
Integumentary System and External Features
Endocrine and Exocrine System
Circulatory and Respiratory System
Anatomical and Physiological Adaptations
CHAPTER 3 REVIEW OF LAGOMORPHS
Genus Sylvilagus (Cottontail species)
CHAPTER 4 REVIEW OF RODENTS
CHAPTER 5 MANAGEMENT IN CAPTIVITY
Zoo-Keeping and Management
CHAPTER 6 MANAGEMENT IN THE WILD
Considerations in Pest Control
Urban Population Management
Capture & Release
Importance in Ecosystems
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