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Osteophagia and bone modifications by giraffe and other large ungulates

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Abstract: Ungulates often gnaw on animal bones, antlers, horns, and ivory in order to maintain certain nutritional requirements. The resulting modifications to bones and other skeletal elements have been variously...

Author(s): Jarod M. Hutson, Chrissina C. Burke and Gary Haynes
Year: 2013
Journal: Journal of Archaeological Science
Page Numbers: 4139-4149
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Giraffokeryx (Artiodactyla: Mammalia) Remains From the Lower Siwaliks of Pakistan

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Abstract: Giraffokeryx is represented in the middle Miocene vertebrate assemblage from the Chinji Formation by 13 remains. The material comprises predominantly isolated teeth, and a few fragments of maxilla and...

Author(s): Zafar Hameed Bhatti, Muhammad Akbar Khan, Muhammad Akhtar, Abdul Majid Khan, Abdul Ghaffar, Mehboob Iqbal, and Tasneem Ikram
Year: 2012
Journal: Pakistan Journal of Zoology
Page Numbers: 1623-1631
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The origins of the scientific study and classification of giraffes

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Abstract: Giraffes have been known for many thousands of years from rock art and Egyptian artefacts, displayed by Roman emperors at games and triumphs between 46BC and AD274, and briefly exhibited in the zoos of...

Author(s): G. Mitchell FRSSAf
Year: 2009
Journal: Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa
Page Numbers: 1-13
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The Life of My Choice

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Abstract: Wilfred Thesiger is the last of the great British eccentric explorers, renowned for his travels through some of the most inaccessible places on earth. As a child in Abyssinia he watched the glorious armies...

Author(s): Wilfred Thesiger
Year: 1987
Journal: The Life of My Choice
Page Numbers: 62-63, 212-13, 264-5, 302-5
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Looking Up

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Abstract: An overview of giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis peralta, in Niger's unprotected regions. Key Words: Giraffa camelopardalis peralta, giraffe, Niger, unprotected habitat, conservation Author: Jennifer Margulis Journal:...

Author(s): Jennifer Margulis
Year: 2008
Journal: Smithsonian
Page Numbers: 37-44
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Amboseli Ecosystem Management Plan 2008-2018

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Abstract: This 10-year (2008-2018) management plan for the Amboseli Ecosystem (AE) has been developed through a collaborative effort involving a wide array of stakeholders including Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS),...

Author(s): Amboseli Ecosystem Stakeholders and KWS Environmental Planning and Assessment Department
Year: 2009
Journal: In accordance with the KWS Protected Areas Planning Framework
Page Numbers: i-144
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The Shaping of San Livelihood Strategies: Government Policy and Popular Values

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Abstract: The importance of understanding the livelihood strategies of poor people has received a fresh impetus over the last few years with the emphasis by many Western donors on poverty reduction. This article...

Author(s): Michael Taylor
Year: 2002
Journal: Development and Change
Page Numbers: 467-488
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African Antelope Database

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Abstract: The purpose of this report is to provide those interested in antelope conservation with the information currently held by the IUCN/SSC Antelope Specialist Group on the conservation status of each antelope...

Author(s): R. East
Year: 1998
Journal: Occasional Paper of the IUCN Species Survival Commission
Page Numbers: 1-454
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The past and present geographical distribution of the large mammals of South Africa

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Author(s): T. E. Buckley
Year: 1876
Journal: Unknown
Page Numbers: 277 - 293