A Review of Common Diseases in Captive Reptiles
Contributor(s):: Michael Lindeen, John Haupert
Reptiles, as both pets and as laboratory animals, are becoming more popular. The small "dime store" turtle or red eared turtle has been popular for a long time, but making their way into homes are such reptiles as boa constrictors, garter snakes, black snakes, box turtles, caiman,...
Behavioral considerations of headstarting as a conservation strategy for endangered Caribbean rock iguanas. (Special Issue: Conservation, enrichment and animal behavior.)
Contributor(s):: Alberts, A. C.
Headstarting animals in captivity prior to reintroduction into the wild has proven to be a valuable strategy in the conservation of critically endangered Caribbean rock iguanas (genus Cyclura). However, a major concern associated with headstarting programs is that some animals reared in a captive...