Effects of different doses of medetomidine and tiletamine–zolazepam on the duration of induction and immobilization in free-ranging yearling brown bears (Ursus arctos)
Abstract:We compared anesthetic protocols with different doses of tiletamine–zolazepam (TZ) combined with medetomidine (M) for 288 yearling brown bear (
Keywords: Ursus arctos; brown bear; grizzli; immobilisation; immobilization; induction time; medetomidine; médétomidine; ours d’un an; période d’induction; tiletamine; tilétamine; yearling; zolazepam; zolazépam
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Leibniz-Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Alfred-Kowalke Straße 17, 10315 Berlin, Germany. 2: Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Environmental and Health Studies, Telemark University College, N-3800 Bø i Telemark, Norway. 3: Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Hedmark University College, Campus Evenstad, NO-2418, Elverum, Norway. 4: Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, P.O. Box 7054, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden. 5: Scandinavian Brown Bear Project, Noppikoski 156, SE-79498 Orsa, Sweden. 6: Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Post Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås, Norway.
Publication date: June 16, 2012
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