Explore more about Rodents and Rabbits
Rodents and rabbits are kept as pets in many countries, but they can also be pests and carriers of a range of diseases. Through this eBook you will gain important knowledge and confidence in recognising different species and indicators of health and disease.
These animals occur widely across the world on all continents except Antarctica. Most people are familiar with hamsters, rats, mice and guinea pigs, which are commonly kept as pets. Other rodents include chipmunks, squirrels, beavers, chinchillas, gerbils, and many others. They are economically and environmentally diverse and significant.
Explore the classification, anatomy and physiology of rodents and lagomorphs, to gain deeper understanding of some of the world's most prolific and diversified animal species.
- INTRODUCTION TO RODENTS AND LAGOMORPHS
- ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR
- REVIEW OF LAGOMORPHS
- REVIEW OF RODENTS
- MANAGEMENT IN CAPTIVITY
- MANAGEMENT IN THE WILD