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  • Fowler, ME; Miller, RE. 2003. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co.
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  • Johnsgard, P. A. 2000. Trogons and Quetzals of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.
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