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Infectious diseases in European wildlife
  1. John Chitty

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Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe
Edited by Dolorés Gavier-Widen, J. Paul Duff, and Anna Meredith.
568 pages, hardback, £99.99.
Wiley-Blackwell. 2012.
ISBN 978 1 4051 9905 6

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THIS is the first time in my career when, having seen a book listed as forthcoming, I was enticed enough by the subject and title to ask to review it. It was then that I became nervous – how good would the book be? Would it live up to expectations? Unusual for reviewing, there was no prospect of being pleasantly surprised – this book would either be good (as expected) or disappointing; so, which was it?

It is an immense volume of work and it is clearly a labour of love for the editors. It is unique in having a European bias, as other currently …

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