oa Madoqua - Capture, handling and transport of springbok and the application of haloperidol as a longacting neuroleptic
|Article Title||Capture, handling and transport of springbok and the application of haloperidol as a longacting neuroleptic|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 *Etosha Ecological Institute, Okaukuejo, SWA. **Ergine Farms, Keetmanshoop, SWA. ***Namib Research Institute, Walvis Bay, SWA|
|Publication Date||Jan 1977|
|Pages||123 - 130|
|Keyword(s)||Alarm reaction, Boma method, Bush camouflage, Captivity, Capture techniques, Cardiac rate, Catching site, Drop nets, Fatal consequences, Fear, Herding technique, Hyperthermia, Injuries, Locality, Mortalities, Phenothiazine derivative, Rectal temperature, Reducing stress, Respiration, Terrain and Ungulates|
In view of the alarmingly high mortalities which accompany springbok Antidorcas marsupialis capture operations, this paper descriptionbes the techniques for the successful capture, handling, holding and transport of these animals and the selection of a suitable long-acting neuroleptic.
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