CONTENTS:- Locusts (Acredidae); Earthworms (Lumbricidae); The Cockroach; The Housefuly and the Blowfly; The Fruitfly; Newts and Salamanders; Frogs and Toads; Reptiles; Rabbits; Chinchilla; Guinea Pigs; Hamsters; Garbils; Rats and Mice; Dogs; Cats; Primates.
The present publication is a practical introduction to the husbandry of laboratory animals, which is useful to both, the researchers and technicians. Every scientist who appreciates the part played by laboratory animals in research work recognizes the importance of using the right technique in their maintenance and handling. The material presented in the following pages will provide the student & researchers, a comprehensive view and appropriate background materials, which will satisfy a long felt need. This handbook deals with the habits, behaviour, collection reproductive biology, care and management of laboratory animals. Efforts have been made to collect latest informations from several standard works and journals to include all important points and details in a concise and lucid way. The publication makes an attempt to meet the needs of the students of Zoology, Biological Science, Vaterinary medicine and other allied fields.