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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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Behaviour and Population Dynamics of Maasai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) on a Kenyan Game Ranch

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Abstract: A study was carried out to obtain information on behaviour, social organisation, movement pattern, feeding habits and population dynamics of the Maasai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) on Game Ranching...

Author(s): Abedelwahab S.M. Sinnary 
Year: 1998
Journal: PH.D Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-204
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Waterhole use by African fauna

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Abstract: Water is one of the fundamental requirements of life but there has been little study on the use of water by free-ranging wildlife communities. We investigated the timing of waterhole use by African fauna...

Author(s): Matt W. Hayward & Madeleine D. Hayward
Year: 2012
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 117-127
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Ecology of desert-dwelling giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis in northwestern Namibia

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Abstract: The population size and range of giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis have been greatly reduced in Africa in the past century, resulting in geographical isolation of local populations and some herds surviving...

Author(s): Julian Thomas Fennessy
Year: 2004
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-306
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Ramifying effects of the risk of predation on African multi-predator, multiprey large-mammal assemblages and the conservation implications

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Abstract: Impacts of predators on prey populations are incurred not only through mortality inflicted, but also from how the risk of mortality affects the behaviour, spatial distribution and resource access of potential...

Author(s): Norman Owen-Smith
Year: 2019
Journal: Biological Conservation
Page Numbers: 51–58
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Interspecific interference competition at the resource patch scale: do large herbivores spatially avoid elephants while accessing water?

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Abstract: 1. Animals may anticipate and try to avoid, at some costs, physical encounters with other competitors. This may ultimately impact their foraging distribution and intake rates. Such cryptic interference...

Author(s): Nicolas Ferry, Stéphane Dray, Hervé Fritz and Marion Valeix
Year: 2016
Journal: Journal of Animal Ecology
Page Numbers: 1-12