Iguana Iguana is devoted exclusively to the green iguana. This user-friendly edition contains 81 color photographs. Information covered includes reproduction and captive breeding; normal and abnormal behavior; safe and effective methods of restraint; prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of
nutrition-related diseases; the development of metabolic bone disease; infectious diseases and non-infectious conditions; parasitism; ophthalmic disorders; miscellaneous causes of anemia, skin diseases, abnormal stool, and color changes; tail and claw disorders and care; and fractures and their management. An entire section includes information on scoliosis and kyphoscoliosis; an admonition against purposeful cooling to achieve restraint; and material on normal physiologic values, sources of
reptile-related products, and fluid therapy, including intramedullary (intraosseous).
"I heartily recommend Iguana Iguana: Guide for SUCCESSFUL Captive Care to all who wish to expand their knowledge of green iguanas. Even experienced keepers of
these animals are bound to learn a bit from reading this text." -- Phillip Samuelson, REPTILES, March 1996
"It is a well presented and informative volume and indispensable to anyone with an interest in this species." -- David Blatchford, Herpetological Society
"This is a volume that anyone interested in iguanas, herpetology, and veterinary medicine must have in their home." -- Reptilia, March 1996.
"It is detailed and written in a way which
makes it easily understandable for both young and old, pet-owner and reptile vet and represents a worthwhile, if not essential investment in iguana care." -- Stephen J. Divers, B.Vet. Med., Reptilian Magazine.
"I recommend it heartily to every iguana aficionado and anyone with a general interest in reptiles. Not only is it interesting and fun to read, but the information contained in it may help you save the life of your pet iguana and keep it healthy and happy." -- Dave
Hyatt, Tucson Herpetological Society
Iguana Iguana is well-written, comprehensive, on the cutting edge: A definitive guide to the common green iguana." -- Kenneth B. Haas, DVM, Wildlife Rehabilitation Today, Spring 1997