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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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Host preference of the Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus in the Rhodes Matopos National Park, Rhodesia

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Abstract: Records were kept from May 1977 to April 1978 of Yellow-billed Oxpeckers Buphagus africanus and ungulates seen in the Whovi Wild Area of the Rhodes Matopos National Park. Host preference was determined...

Author(s): J.H. Grobler & G.W. Charsley
Year: 1978
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research (1978) 169-170
Page Numbers: 169-170
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Brachygnathia Superior in a New-Born Giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis Giraffa Schreber

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Abstract: A female giraffe, the sixth calf born to a 16-year old cow, displayed a deformity known as extreme brachygnathia superior and died some hours after birth. Death was ascribed to inability to breathe freely...

Author(s): C.J. Lightfoot
Year: 1977
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 111-112
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Observations On Lactation And Milk Composition Of The Giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis

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Abstract: Milk samples collected from giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis in the eastern Transvaal Lowveld of South Africa were analysed by conventional methods. Changes in the composition of the milk at different stages...

Author(s): A.J. Hall-Martin, J.D. Skinner & A. Smith
Year: 1977
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 67-71
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Feeding behaviour of lions (Panthera leo) on a small reserve

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Abstract: The prey selection and predatory behaviour of a single pride of lions (Panthera leo) was studied in the 8500 ha Karongwe Game Reserve from 1999–2005. The study focused on the difference between prey...

Author(s): Monika B. Lehmann, Paul J. Funston, Cailey R. Owen & Rob Slotow
Year: 2008
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 66-78
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Tick problems in wildlife in Zimbabwe. 1. The effects of tick parasitism on wild ungulates

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Abstract: The direct and indirect effects of tick parasitism on wild ungulates are outlined. Observations on the relative susceptibility of common ungulate species to tick infestation are recorded. Host resistance...

Author(s): C.J. Lightfoot & R.A.I Norval
Year: 1981
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 41-45
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Body size and habitat as determinants of tick infestations of wild ungulates in South Africa

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Abstract: The purpose of the present work was to test the hypothesis that the intensity of tick infestation on South African wild ungulates is proportional to surface area of the host (body weight 0.67} and to assess...

Author(s): G.J. Gallivan & I.G Horak
Year: 1997
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 63-70
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The applicability of lion prey selection models to smaller game reserves in South Africa

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Abstract: Prey selection by lions (Panthera leo) reintroduced into small game reserves (typically <1000 km2) in South Africa was compared with results fromlarger (more naturally functioning) protected areas....

Author(s): Johannes Louw, Paul Funston, Ansie Greeff & Hennie Kloppers
Year: 2012
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 73-81
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Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation Status of Masai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Tanzania

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Abstract: The focus of this thesis is on the behaviour, ecology and conservation of Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Tanzania. Giraffes are the most elegant, conspicuous and tallest animals...

Author(s): Wilfred Njama Marealle
Year: 2016
Journal: Thesis for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor
Page Numbers: i-111
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Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in farm-reared ostriches and wild game species from Zimbabwe

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Abstract: One hundred and seventy one serum samples from 10 game species from Zimbabwe were tested for IgG antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii infection using the modified agglutination test (MAT). Significantly higher...

Author(s): T. Hove and S. Mukaratirwa
Year: 2005
Journal: Acta Tropica
Page Numbers: 49-53