Tales of an African Vet

By: Aronson, Roy

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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 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 habitat. For those drawn to outdoor adventure stories, African wildlife, or the veterinarian's trade, it is a riveting book replete with rich insights into both the animal and human cultures of Africa.

Title: Tales of an African Vet

Author: Aronson, Roy

Categories: Animals,

Edition: Ex Library

Publisher: Lyons Press: 2012

ISBN Number: 0762772417

ISBN Number 13: 9780762772414

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Animals

Seller ID: 142669

Description: Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind.