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Author Frye, Fredric L.

Title Iguanas : a guide to their biology and captive care / Fredric L. Frye and Wendy Townsend.

Publication Info. Malabar, Fla. : Krieger Pub. Co., 1993.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Odell PL Adult Non-Fiction - MORG-7  639.39 FRY    AVAILABLE
Edition Original edition.
Description xii, 145 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-137) and indexes.
Contents General considerations -- Basic behavior of green iguanas -- Selecting an iguana -- Handling -- Restraint -- Housing -- Waste management -- Environmental temperature -- Humidity -- Cage litter materials -- Furnishing the cage -- Further considerations -- Feeding and nutrition -- Water requirements, dehydration, and gout -- Feeding and nutrition -- Loss of appetite/refusal to feed -- Forced feeding -- Hydroponic cultivation of grasses -- Bean, pea, lentil, and seed sprout culture -- High fiber diet for herbivorous reptiles -- Toxic plant poisoning -- Reproduction -- Disorders related to the alimentary system -- Nutritional disorders -- Metabolic bone disease -- Rickets -- Vitamin deficiencies and excesses -- Mineral deficiencies or imbalances -- Miscellaneous disorders -- Constipation and gastrointestinal blockages -- Vomiting -- Diarrhea -- Bloating (tympany) -- Disorders of blood sugar -- Coprophagy -- Miscellaneous infections and infectious diseases -- Parasites -- Endoparasites -- Ectoparasites -- Miscellaneous conditions -- Sexual aggression by iguanas toward their owners.
(cont) Wendy's observations -- Epilogue -- International special interest iguana groups -- Directory of herpetological societies in the United States.
Subject Iguanas as pets.
Captive reptiles.
Animal Husbandry.
Added Author Townsend, Wendy.
ISBN 0894646958 (acid-free paper)

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