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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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Does tooth wear influence ageing? A comparative study across large herbivores

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Abstract: We test whether the intensity of tooth wear influences the strength of actuarial senescence across species of large herbivores. We collected from the literature data on tooth wear in the wild (measured...

Author(s): Jean-Michel Gaillard, Vérane Berger, Morgane Tidière, Patrick Duncan and Jean-François Lemaître
Year: 2015
Journal: Experimental Gerontology
Page Numbers: 1-31
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Use of Datura innoxia by ungulates in the Hoanib River, Namibia

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Abstract: The behaviour of springbok Antidorcas marsupialis feeding on the alien invasive plant Datura innoxia is described, as well as nervous symptoms possibly arising from tropane alkaloid poisoning. Dung collected...

Author(s): M. Lindeque & J.L. Scheepers
Year: 1992
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 45-48
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The Interrelationships of Higher Ruminant Families with Special Emphasis on the Members of the Cervoidea

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Abstract: We analyze the interrelationships of the higher (Pecoran) ruminants, and suggest possible relationships between these families and the various genera of the polyphyletic assemblage "Gelocidae." We also...

Author(s): Christine M. Janis & Kathleen M. Scott
Year: 1987
Journal: Novitates by the American Museum of Natural History
Page Numbers: 1-88
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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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The giraffe and its food resource in the Serengeti. II. Response of the giraffe population to changes in the food supply

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Abstract: The dynamics of the giraffe population of the Serengeti were quantified to ascertain the response of the population to the increasing biomass of the available browse resource. Aerial counts conducted in...

Author(s): R. A. Pellew
Year: 1983
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 269-283
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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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Carrying Capacities of Natural Veld in Natal For Large Wild Herbivores

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Abstract: Carrying capacities for wild herbivores in a variety of bioclimatic regions in Natal were examined. In calculating stocking rates, estimated relative energy requirements of the various species were used...

Author(s): M.T. Mentis & R.R. Duke
Year: 1976
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 65-74
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The Numerical Status of Sixteen Game Species in the Transvaal, Excluding the Kruger National Park

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Abstract: The paper describes the results of a survey to determine the numbers of the following game species in the Transvaal: springbok, blesbok, zebra, blue wildebeest, black wildebeest, red hartebeest, gemsbok,...

Author(s): A. Von W. Lambrechts
Year: 1974
Journal: Journal of South African Wildlife Management Association
Page Numbers: 95-102
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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