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Use of a tiletamine-zolazepam mixture to immobilise wild grey seals and southern elephant seals
  1. JR Baker,
  2. MA Fedak,
  3. SS Anderson,
  4. T Arnbom and
  5. R Baker
  1. Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Liverpool.


A mixture of tiletamine and zolazepam at a combined dose of 1 mg/kg was a reliable and safe agent for immobilising wild grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) and southern elephant seals (Mirouga leonina). The agent had a number of advantages over all the other agents used previously.

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