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The Spatial Ecology, Habitat Preference and Diet Selection of Giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis Giraffa) in the Kalahari Region of South Africa

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Abstract: The research project was conducted within two separate study areas. The main research project was conducted in the Khamab Kalahari Nature Reserve (KKNR) in the North West Province of South Africa. The...

Author(s): Francois Deacon
Year: 2015
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-495
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Evaluating the accuracy of some commonly used game-counting methods

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Abstract: The accuracy of game counts on an eastern Transvaal Lowveld game ranch was examined. A drive count was used to produce control estimates of actual population sizes. A helicopter count was more accurate...

Author(s): J. du P. Bothma, M.J.S. Peel, S. Pettit and D. Grossman
Year: 1990
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research (1990) 26-32
Page Numbers: 26-32
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Estimating the trends in herbivore numbers in the Southern District of the Kruger National Park

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Abstract: Census data over several years of survey were utilized to develop a sampling strategy in which the species totals for both abundant and rare herbivore species can be estimated should aerial sample surveys...

Author(s): Riette Eiselen
Year: 1994
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 95-100
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Systematic aerial sample survey of Laikipia county, April 2016 Preliminary Report

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Abstract: A systematic aerial sample survey of Laikipia County (9666km2) was carried out in April 2016 by Kenya’s Directorate of Resource Survey and Remote Sensing survey teams in partnership with Laikipia Wildlife...

Author(s): A.K.Kes Hillman Smith, Gordon O. Ojwang and Victor N Mose
Year: 2016
Journal: Preliminary Report - Kenya’s Directorate of Resource Survey and Remote Sensing
Page Numbers: 1-16
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Diet and seasonal dispersal of extralimital giraffe at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Little Karoo, South Africa

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Abstract: South African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) have been introduced as an extralimital species to private farms in the Little Karoo on the basis of economic sustainability, and the need to create...

Author(s): Claire N. Gordon, Liesl Eichenberger, Paul Vorster, Alison J. Leslie and Shayne M. Jacobs
Year: 2016
Journal: Koedoe
Page Numbers: 1-6
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An evaluation of the use of correspondence analysis for the analysis of herbivore - habitat selection

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Abstract: The necessity for finding an objective method for the identification and evaluation of the salient factors affecting habitat selection in large-herbivore/habitat relationships served as motivation for...

Author(s): G.M. Beardall, S.C.J. Joubert and P.F. Retief
Year: 1984
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 79-88
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Habitat partitioning by ungulates on a game ranch in the Mopani veld

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Abstract: Large herbivores display varying degrees of habitat selectivity and thus exhibit a heterogeneous distribution. This study investigated the spatial and temporal distribution of Burchells zebra Equus burchelli,...

Author(s): B. Deer, N. van Rooyen, J. du P. Bothma
Year: 1996
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 117-122
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Detection probabilities of ungulates in the eastern Swaziland lowveld

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Abstract: The management of large ungulates in southern Africa necessitates reliable monitoring programmes to direct management action. Monitoring programmes for large ungulates typically rely on spotlight survey...

Author(s): Bret A. Collier, Robert A. McCleery, Kirby W. Calhoun, Kim G. Roques & Ara Monadjem
Year: 2050
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 61-67
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Two quantitative methods of analysing ungulate habitat data

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Abstract: Ungulate habitat data for 10 ungulate types that use the grasslands of Jack Scott Nature Reserve were quantitatively analysed using simultaneous confidence intervals and detrended correspondence analysis....

Author(s): P.F. Scogings, G.K. Theron and J.du P. Bothma
Year: 1990
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 9-13
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Contemporary niche contraction affects climate change predictions for elephants and giraffes

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Abstract: Aim: Climate change assessments are largely based on correlative species distribution models (SDMs) that are sensible to spatial biases or incompleteness of input distribution data. We tested whether changes...

Author(s): Fernando Martínez‐Freiría, Pedro Tarroso, Hugo Rebelo and José C. Brito
Year: 2016
Journal: Diversity and Distributions
Page Numbers: 432–444