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The Floating Needle Method of Injection as a Tool in Wildlife Management

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Abstract: The floating method of injection for captive wild animals is described. After testing the method on a series of wild game species. It is concluded that this method now renders the parenteral administration...

Author(s): V. De Vos
Year: 1971
Journal: Unknown
Page Numbers: 37-38
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Comparison of anesthesia of adult giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis) using medetomidine-ketamine with and without a potent opioid

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Abstract: Two anesthetic protocols in adult giraffe were compared by retrospective study. Thirteen anesthesia records for medetomidine-ketamine (MK) and seven for medetomidine-ketamine with a potent opioid (MKO)...

Author(s): Katie W. Delk, Khursheed R. Mama, Sangeeta Rao, Robin W. Radcliffe, and Nadine Lamberski
Year: 2019
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 457-460
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Serial tranquilization of a reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) using xylazine

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Abstract: A 5-yr-old captive-born reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) was tranquilized with i.m.xylazine 34 times in a 39-day period to allow nursing by her calf. Xylazine administered 0.16mg/kg...

Author(s): Martha T. Fischer, B.S., R. Eric Miller, D.V.M., and E. William Houston, B.S
Year: 1997
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 182-184
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Blood flow and pressure in the giraffe carotid artery

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Abstract: 1. Carotid artery blood pressure and blood flow were measured and telemetered from wild giraffes ranging freely on the African plains. 2. The blood pressure ranged between 260/160 mm Hg when the animal...

Author(s): Robert L. Van Citters, William S. Kemper, and Dean L. Franklin
Year: 1968
Journal: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology
Page Numbers: 1035-1042
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Clinical conditions found radiographically in the front feet of Reticulated giraffe (Giraffe Camelopardalis reticulata) in a single zoo

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Abstract: Front foot radiographs from 22 giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) at one zoo were analyzed to better understand causes of lameness in this giraffe population. The herd had a history of front hoof...

Author(s): Liza Dadone, Francisco Olea-Popelka, Eliza Stout, Steve Foxworth, Eric Klaphake, Matthew S. Johnston, Sushan Han, and Myra Barrett
Year: 2019
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 528–538
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Multiple anesthetic events in a reticulated giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: A 1-mo-old reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) received repeated immobilizations for treatment of a fractured left metatarsus. Etorphine and xylazine or etorphine and iso-flurane adjunct anesthesia...

Author(s): Dennis R. Geiser, D.V.M., Patrick J. Morris, D.V.M., and Henry S. Adair, M.S., D.V.M.
Year: 1992
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 189-196
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Fancy Footwork: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Giraffe Herd Trains for Farrier Work and X-rays

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Abstract: Nearly eighty percent of all giraffe sedation procedures are related to foot care. Most of the knockdowns are done once the giraffes display clinical signs of lameness, hoof overgrowth, abscesses, or swelling....

Author(s): Amy Schilz, Andrea Bryant and Diana Cartier
Year: 00
Journal: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Team
Page Numbers: 1-8
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Giraffe translocations: A review and discussion of considerations

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Abstract: Giraffe populations have declined dramatically in the last three decades. Giraffe translocations are likely to increase as wildlife managers seek to augment or re-establish populations. Currently, formal...

Author(s): Zoe Muller, Derek E. Lee, Ciska P. J. Scheijen, Megan K. L. Strauss, Kerryn D. Carter and Francois Deacon
Year: 2020
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 1–13
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Management guidelines for the welfare of zoo animals - GIRAFFE.

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Abstract: Management guidelines for the welfare of zoo animals - GIRAFFE. Keywords: Giraffe, Captive management, Diet, Exhibit, Transport, Veterinary care, Nutrition, Training, Enrichment, Reproduction, Hand-Rearing,...

Author(s): A. Lee
Year: 1991
Journal: The Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland
Page Numbers: 1-37
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The Giraffe Husbandry Resource Manual

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Abstract: Giraffes have been kept in captive situations for hundreds of years. Nevertheless, it would be very difficult to describe a singular optimal situation for keeping giraffe, outside of their natural environment....

Author(s): Amy Burgess
Year: 2004
Journal: The Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Antelope/Giraffe Taxon Advisory Group
Page Numbers: 1-187