This book provides an introduction to disease problems - other than those of an infectious or parasitic nature - that afflict free-ranging and captive wildlife. Noninfectious diseases include the effects of toxic substances, physiological conditions and trauma on wildlife. It covers a wide range of dangers to wildlife including lead poisoning and the effects of environmental oestrogenic compounds, oil pollution, mercury poisoning, mycotoxins, geophagy, organochlorine pesticides, selenium, and cyanide. This is of value to ...

Noninfectious Diseases of Wildlife 1996, Iowa State Press

ISBN-13: 9780813804514