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Commissioned by the IUCN Species Survival Commission to serve as a first response for wildlife health concerns across the world.
The booklet "Post-mortem procedures for wildlife veterinarians and field biologists" provides a guide to conducting necropsies on deceased wildlife, including post-mortem examination preparation, procedure, and specimen collection and preservation. The booklet is a joint publication of the OIE and IUCN (Woodford M.H. (ed.) 1999).