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Tales of an African Vet

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The heart-wrenching and adventure-filled stories of a South African wild animal vet and his colleagues

 

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, Dr. Roy Aronson has seen and done some remarkable things. He has tracked lions and cheetahs, anesthetized rhinoceroses and king cobras, collared rogue elephants, performed eye surgery on a lion out in the bush, been attacked by a puff adder, come face to face with an angry hybrid wolf, and nearly lost a foot to a crocodile. Dr. Aronson has also worked with some of Africas 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. Aronsons adventures in a rare behind-the-scenes look at those who treat wild animals in their natural habitat. For those drawn to outdoor adventure stories, African wildlife, or the veterinarians trade, it is a riveting book replete with rich insights into both the animal and human cultures of Africa.

About the Author

Dr. Roy Aronson has been a veterinarian in South Africa for more than twenty-five years. The author of Its a Vets Life: Adventures in the City and the Wild, he is the South Africa Veterinary Association representative to the Commonwealth Veterinary Association.

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ISBN:
9780762772414
Author:
Aronson, Roy
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Nature Studies-World Wildlife
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Biography/Medical
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 in

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