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- American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians
- American Zoo and Aquarium Association
- AZA Wildlife Contraception Center
Healthy captive animal populations require careful reproductive management to maintain genetic diversity and prevent inbreeding. Contraception helps scientists facilitate controlled pairings while still allowing individuals to live in natural social and family groups. Site contains the current contraception guidelines.
- Baylisascaris Infection
- Baylisascaris procyonis
Baylisascaris procyonis, a roundworm infection of raccoons, is emerging as an important helminthic zoonosis, principally affecting young children.
- International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
Membership, training, certification, animal placement, conference listings, and resources for wildlife rehabilitators, veterinarians, and the public.
- Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
A Synopsis On Raccoon Roundworm Encephalitis In Chicago, Illinois, and Los Angeles, California, 2000.
- National Wildlife Health Center
Wildlife Health Alert - New virus isolated from crows in New York City.
- Teaming With Wildlife
- Wildlife Rehabilitation Information Directory
Information on what to do with injured wildlife and who to contact information.
- Wildlife Rehabilitation Organizations
Professional Organizations in Wildlife Rehabilitation.
- Wildlife Zoonoses
Health concerns to be aware of when working with wildlife.
- Animal Cams
Live cam shows from the Toledo zoo.
- Animal Info
Information on rare, threatened and endangered Mammals. You can search or browse by species group or individual species. Once at an individual species' page, a general summary about the animal's biology, history and threats can be obtained from the Profile section. More detailed information and pictures are found in the Contents section.
- Bat Conservation International
- Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Alliance
CWD is a transmissible neurological disease of deer and elk. The mission of the CWD Alliance is to promote responsible and accurate communications regarding CWD, and to support strategies that effectively control CWD to minimize its impact on wild, free-ranging deer and elk populations.
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
CITES is an international agreement between 139 member governments regulating the trade and importation of threatened animal and plant species. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. Protected species are classified into three appendices based upon the level of threat of extinction.
- Duck Healthcare
Disease prevention and treatment are discussed. Published by Tirath S. Sandhu, DVM, Ph.D. as part of the International Duck Research Cooperative, Inc.
- Electronic Zoo / NetVet - zoo Page
- Electronic Zoo / NetVet -Wildlife Page
- Elephant Information Repository
Anatomy, News, Links, and MORE!
- Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases
The USGS-National Wildlife Center has completed an updated Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases: General Field Procedures and Diseases of Birds. The manual is available in .PDF format. You may download the entire manual or specific sections.
- International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
Animals in Crisis & Distress.
- Panda Cam
Live video of Bai Yun, her baby and Shi Shi from the Pacific Bell Giant Panda Research Station in the San Diego Zoo.
- Parasitic & Infectious Diseases in Oklahoma Deer
Parasitic and Infectious Diseases of White Tailed Deer in Oklahoma
- Phillip Colla Natural History Photography
This site contains photographs of Whales, Dolphins, Seals, Sea Lions, Manatees, Sharks, Rays, Fish, Marine Invertebrates, Sea Birds, etc.
- The National Zoo
The Smithsonian national zoological park
- The Nature Conservancy
- USDA APHIS Wildlife Services
The USDA along with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) provide federal leadership in managing problems caused by wildlife.
- USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
America's first wildlife experimental station and research refuge. Patuxent's mission is to excel in wildlife and natural resource science, providing the information needed to better manage the nation's biological resources.
- Wildlife Damage Management
Provides humane solutions for controlling wildlife damage in your neighborhood.
- Wildlife Disease Mortality and Health Information
National Wildlife Health Center has produced quarterly mortality reports, which contain information about wildlife mortality events throughout the United States.
- Wildlife Information
The reproduction, disease, and nutritional information for over twenty different species of wildlife, including coyotes, beavers, prairie dogs, bald eagles, and deer.
- Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation
Helping the injured and orphaned back to nature.
- WWF Global Network - panda.org
World Wide Fund for nature, a conservation organization with web sites from around the world.
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