Health and Welfare of Captive Reptiles

  • Clifford Warwick
  • Fredric L. Frye
  • James B. Murphy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Clifford Warwick, Fredric L. Frye, James B. Murphy
    Pages 1-4
  3. Harvey B. Lillywhite, Robert E. Gatten Jr.
    Pages 5-31
  4. Louis J. Guillette Jr., Alison Cree, Andrew A. Rooney
    Pages 32-81
  5. Fredric L. Frye
    Pages 82-97
  6. John E. Cooper, David L. Williams
    Pages 98-112
  7. Clifford Warwick, Catrina Steedman
    Pages 113-130
  8. James C. Gillingham
    Pages 131-164
  9. Gordon M. Burghardt, Donna G. Layne
    Pages 165-185
  10. David Chiszar, W. Thomas Tomlinson, Hobart M. Smith, James B. Murphy, Charles W. Radcliffe
    Pages 186-204
  11. Phillip C. Arena, Clifford Warwick
    Pages 263-283
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 284-299

About this book


This most important book fully examines the welfare of captive reptiles and discusses the positive and negative implications of general husbandry and research programmes. The editors, acknowledged experts in their own right, have drawn together an extremely impressive international group of contributors providing clearly written and comprehensive accounts of aspects such as physiology, physical stress, diet, veterinary and environmental issues, normal behaviour, psychological stress and informed design in research.


anatomy behavior biology metabolism nutrition physiology reproduction reptiles

Editors and affiliations

  • Clifford Warwick
    • 1
  • Fredric L. Frye
    • 2
  • James B. Murphy
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Herpetology, College GatesWorcesterEngland
  2. 2.Fund for Clinical ResearchDavisUSA
  3. 3.Department of HerpetologyDallas ZooDallasUSA

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