Exotic Vetting: True Stories from the World’s Wildest Veterinarian Hardcover – Mar. 2022

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Publisher ‏: ‎William Collins : Mar. 2022 – Hardcover ‏ : 416pages – ISBN: ‎9780008356743 – Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.9 x 3.8 x 24 cm

Anaesthetising a fish, x-raying a frog and hospitalising a walrus are all in a day’s work for the world’s wildest veterinarian.

Travelling from the rainforests of Sierra Leone to the jungles of Borneo, Romain Pizzi has caught, anaesthetised, diagnosed, operated on, medicated, and then released some of the world’s most endangered wild animals.

From disease testing Polynesian snails to keyhole surgery in Sumatran orangutans; from endoscopy in sharks to ultrasound on a chimpanzee. Sometimes this is high tech work, such as the first robotic surgery in a tiger, or giant panda cloning attempts.

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Dimensions 15.90 × 3.80 × 24.00 cm