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Tales Of An African Vet

Author : Roy Aronson
ISBN : 9780762766901
Genre : Nature
File Size : 68.12 MB
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When do you watch a wild animal suffer and let nature take its course, and when do you intervene? In his more than twenty-five years as an African vet, Roy Aronson has tended to a two-ton rhino that lost its horn after colliding with a concrete wall, facilitated the miraculous recovery of a squirrel monkey, performed eye surgery on a lion out in the bush, and treated a hedgehog that had been mauled by a dog. He has also worked with some of Africa’s most dedicated conservationists and wildlife veterinarians. He has witnessed their passion and bravery and been with them when hard decisions had to be made. Tales of an African Vet brings together Dr. Aronson’s adventures in a rare behind-the-scenes look at those who treat wild animals in their natural habitats. Whether you are drawn to outdoor adventure stories, African wildlife, or the veterinarian’s trade, you will find this a riveting read, filled with rich insights into both the animal and human cultures of Africa.
Category: Nature

Tales From A Wild Vet

Author : Jo Hardy
ISBN : 0008144311
Genre : Pets
File Size : 68.93 MB
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From African goats to blue wildebeest, and potty pigs to dippy donkeys, Jo Hardy, now a qualified vet, is about to take on the world, one animal at a time.
Category: Pets

The Companion To African Literatures

Author : G. D. Killam
ISBN : 0253336333
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 79.1 MB
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"Refreshing..." -- African Sudies Review "The entries are knowledgeable, thorough, and clearly written.... Highly recommended... " --Choice "...an ambitious reference guide to works on African literature." - African Studies Review "This comprehensive compendium will be a handy companion for anyone working on African literatures. The entries are authoritative and up-to-date, providing reliable information on the hundreds of authors and texts that have contributed to a whole continent's literary flowering." --Bernth Lindfors A comprehensive introduction and guide to African-authored works, with over 1,000 cross-referenced entries covering classics in African writing, literary genres and movements, biographical details of authors, and wider themes linking African, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-American literatures.
Category: Literary Criticism

Under African Skies

Author : Charles Larson
ISBN : 9781429952545
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 82.92 MB
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Spanning a wide geographical range, this collection features many of the now prominent first generation of African writers and draws attention to a new generation of writers. Powerful, intriguing and essentially non-Western, these stories will be welcome by an audience truly ready for multicultural voices.
Category: Literary Collections

Tales Of The Full Moon

Author : Sue Hart
ISBN : IND:30000126688419
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 71.47 MB
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Short stories of animals in the African wilderness (giraffes, rhinos, birds, elephants) shared by a storytelling spider named Spinosa.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Cock And Bull Stories

Author : Peter Jerram
ISBN : 9781869795207
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 22.22 MB
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A light-hearted collection of stories and anecdotes from two vets working in the heartland. Peter Anderson and Peter Jerram have rounded up a selection of highly entertaining yarns about the animals, and owners, they've come across during their more than thirty years in practice together. Among these hard case and humorous tales are stories of a narrowly escaped attack from a lame bull, a tough pig hunter who fainted at the sight of a syringe, a young green vet confronted by a bull with a prolapsed prepuce, and chasing clients reluctant to cough up.These two Marlborough vets treat both large and small animals and Peter Anderson is known locally as the flying vet, visiting clients in the back country of Marlborough and North Canterbury. These glimpses into the reality of a rural vet's life are essential reading for animal lovers or anyone interested in stories from the heartland of New Zealand.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Folktales And Fairy Tales A F

Author : Donald Haase
ISBN : 0313334420
Genre : Fairy tales
File Size : 85.70 MB
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Provides alphabetically arranged entries on folk and fairy tales from around the world, including information on authors, subjects, themes, characters, and national traditions.
Category: Fairy tales

The Trouble With Lions

Author : Jerry C. Haigh
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131787280
Genre : Medical
File Size : 72.33 MB
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The trouble with lions is that while you are conducting a pregnancy test, you need to be equally, if not more, aware of what you can learn from the lion's other end. That is one lesson that Jerry Haigh brings home in this fascinating collection of stories about working with wild animals in Africa. Conversational in tone, conservational in theme—you will be right beside Jerry, wife Jo, and a colourful cast of vets, guides, and wardens as they scour Africa’s sprawling vistas “troubleshooting” lions, rhinos, humans, and other indigenous mammals. Conservationists, veterinarians, and fans of real-life adventure tales will want to keep this memoir handy on the dashboards of their Land Cruisers.
Category: Medical

Veterinary History

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924097012318
Genre : Veterinary medicine
File Size : 33.94 MB
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Category: Veterinary medicine