The Capture and Care Manual:
Capture, Care, Accommodation, and Transportation of Wild African Animals
Edited by Andrew A. McKenzie
Pages: 729 p.
Captive wild animals, Wild animal collecting, Animal immobilization. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents
Drugs used for the immobilization, capture and translocation of wild animals — Summary of the practical aspects of drugs commonly used for the restraint of wild animals — Use of long-acting tranquilizers in captive wild animals — Prevention and management of capture drug accidents — Capture and handling — Remote injection equipment — Principles of darting antelope and other herbivores — Mass capture techniques — Foot-hold traps — Humane modification and use of foot-hold traps — Cage traps and camp traps — Handling, care and loading of immobolized carnivores — Handling, care and loading of immobilized herbivores — Transportation of wild herbivores — Transportation of wild animals by air or by sea — Accommodation of wild animals at auctions — Chemical capture of carnivores — Chemical capture of the aardwolf Proteles cristatus — Chemical capture of the wild dog Lycaon pictus — Capture of large carnivores using orally administered drugs — Physical capture of carnivores — Physical capture of the aardwolf — Physical capture of the caracal Felis caracal — Physical capture of the black-backed jackal Canis mesomelas — Transportation of carnivores — Accommodation of carnivores — Accommodation of the wild dog — Care of carnivores in captivity — Care of the wild dog in captivity — Hand-raising of orphaned carnivores — Primates — Antelope — Chemical capture of antelope — Mass capture of antelope, buffalo, giraffe and zebra — Capture of antelope using the netgun — Hand capture of impala — Transportation of antelope and zebra — Accommodation of antelope — Care of antelope in captivity — Hand-raising of orphaned antelope — Other herbivores — Elephant — African elephant Loxodonta africana — Rhinoceros — Chemical capture of the white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum — Transportation of the white rhinoceros — Transportaion of the rhinoceros by air or by sea — Accommodation of the white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum and black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis — Care of the white rhinoceros in captivity — Chemical capture of the black rhinoceros — Transportation of the black rhinoceros — Care of the black rhinoceros in captivity — Hand-raising of orphaned rhinoceros calves — Hippopotamus amphibius — African buffalo Syncerus caffer — Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis — Chemical capture of the bushpig Potamochoerus larvatus — Physical capture of the bushpig — Warthog Phacochoerus aethiopicus — Chemical capture of Burchell's zebra Equus burchelli and the mountain zebra Equus zebra — Accommodation of Burchell's zebra and the mountain zebra — Care of Burchell's zebra and the mountain zebra in captivity — Ostrich Struthio camelus — Nile crocodile Crocodylus niloticus.