Animal Doctors: Incredible Ways Animals Heal Themselves

By Julio Antonio Blasco, Mark Doran & Angie Trius

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  • Hardback
  • 40 color illustrations
  • 32 pages
  • 9½ x 9½ ins
  • ISBN 9781780678313
  • Published July 2016

A fantastic, original exploration of how animals use elements of the natural world to treat and cure themselves.

From blue jays to elephants, learn about how animals all over the world use natural medicines to keep themselves healthy. Each spread contains a beautiful, colorful illustration of each animal, plus a unique fold-out information panel of "doctor's notes" on the condition and treatment. 

Make your appointment with the animal doctors today!

About the Author

Julio Antonio Blasco is an illustrator, painter and designer who has previously published three other books for children, including Animal Architects. His book Sofia o el Pendolaje won four awards. His latest book, La Ladrona de Sellos, is to be published shortly by Edelvives. 

Mark Doran is a consultant neurologist with 30 years experience working in various hospitals in the UK. Mark is a former senior lecturer in Neurology at the University of Liverpool and Cambridge University, and has a passion for research and the wide diffusion of science.

Angie Trius is a doctor in veterinary medicine with a special interest in food science and technology. She has worked in the area of food ingredients in the USA and Europe for more than 20 years. In 2002 she co-founded a small contract research company that provides worldwide technical expertise in the area of hydrocolloids.

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Elephants: Inducing labour

Blue Jays: Antiseptic shampooing

Rhinoceros: Sun-blocking bath

Capuchin Monkey: Bug repelling rub

Monarch Butterfly: Parasite purging

Mountain Gorilla: Rock diet

Chimpanzee: Gut cleansing

Macaw: Clay detox

Dog: Wound healing

Brown Bear: Insect repelling scrub

Wood Ant: Nest disinfection

Dusky-footed Woodrat: Nest fles removal

Cat: Grass stomach wash

Tegu Lizard: Snake's venom antidote