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Hernandez-Divers, S. M.;Medici, P.
Veterinarians involved in non-traditional roles for conservation: The first international tapir symposium
Proceedings American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
Conference Proceedings
Tapir Bibliography
Traditionally, the involvement of veterinarians in field projects has been limited to ?hands-on? techniques such as capture, immobilization, biologic sample collection, diagnostic tests and surgical procedures. While these are integral parts of field conservation projects, veterinarians in the zoo/wildlife field can offer more. The following example of a veterinarian?s involvement in a longterm conservation effort serves to encourage veterinarians to become involved in non-traditional roles in conservation.