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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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Pigmented villonodular synovitis in a Reticulated giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: A 17-yr-old, female, captive-born reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) presented with acute-onset lameness of the right metacarpophalangeal (fetlock) joint. Despite multiple courses of treatment,...

Author(s): Elizabeth A. Ihms, Anne Rivas, Ellen Bronson and Lisa M. Mangus
Year: 2017
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 573–577
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Faecal Glucocorticoids Metabolite Response in Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Relation to Protected Area Management Objectives in Tanzania

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Abstract: The increase in the human population and the demand for natural resources and recreational activities poses insurmountable threats to the welfare and survival of wildlife. Human disturbance negatively...

Author(s): Wilfred N. Marealle, Grethe Stavik Eggen and Eivin Røskaft
Year: 2020
Journal: East African Journal of Forestry & Agroforestry
Page Numbers: 47-58
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Testicular disorder of sexual development with cryptorchidism, penile hypoplasia and hypospadias in a giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa)

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Abstract: Disorders of sexual development (DSD) in wild mammals are rarely described. A male South African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) was identified with bilateral cryptorchidism. The testes were intra-abdominal,...

Author(s): Janine Meuffels, Ilse Luther-Binoir, Willem Daffue, Francois Deacon, Emily P. Mitchell
Year: 2020
Journal: Journal of the South African Veterinary Association
Page Numbers: 1-6
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Tanzania: Tanapa Worried By Giraffe Ear Disease

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Abstract: WILDLIFE SCIENTISTS in Tanzania are investigating a severe infectious ear disease that is reported to have affected up to 30 per cent of an estimated 300 giraffes in Mikumi National Park, 300 km southwest...

Author(s): Zephania Ubwani
Year: 2013
Journal: AllAfrica.com
Page Numbers: 1-2
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Clinical conditions found radiographically in the front feet of Reticulated giraffe (Giraffe Camelopardalis reticulata) in a single zoo

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Abstract: Front foot radiographs from 22 giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) at one zoo were analyzed to better understand causes of lameness in this giraffe population. The herd had a history of front hoof...

Author(s): Liza Dadone, Francisco Olea-Popelka, Eliza Stout, Steve Foxworth, Eric Klaphake, Matthew S. Johnston, Sushan Han, and Myra Barrett
Year: 2019
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 528–538
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Fatal Herpesvirus Encephalitis in a Reticulated Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

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Abstract: Fatal meningoencephalitis caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) was diagnosed in a reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulate). The giraffe died following a history of stumbling, incoordination,...

Author(s): M. J. Hoenerhoff, E. B. Janovitz, L. K. Richman, D. A Murphy, T. C. Butler, M. Kiupel
Year: 2006
Journal: Veterinary Pathology Online
Page Numbers: 1-5
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The Giraffe Nutrition Workshop Proceedings: May 25 - 26, 2005

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Abstract: On May 25, 2005, 14 people interested in giraffe nutrition and health, convened at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago for a two-day workshop. The participants consisted of university and USDA ruminant nutrition...

Author(s): Debra A Schmidt and Robyn Barbiers
Year: 2005
Journal: Linclon Park Zoo
Page Numbers: 1-50
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Digestive tract pathology of captive giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis). A unifying hypothesis

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Abstract: Captive giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis) are affected by four major pathological conditions linked to their nutrition: (1) the so-called “peracute mortality syndrome” with complete absence and serious...

Author(s): Marcus Clauss, M. Lechner-Doll, E. J. Flach, J. Wisser and Jean-Michel Hatt
Year: 2002
Journal: Proceedings of the European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians
Page Numbers: 99-107
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Giraffe husbandry and feeding practices in Europe results of an EEP survey

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Abstract: Problems of the locomotory system (like overgrown hooves, laminitis or joint problems) have been reported from the EEP giraffe population. To evaluate relevant husbandry practices and frequency of the...

Author(s): J. Hummel, W. Zimmermann, T. Langenhorst, G. Schleussner, M. Damen and M. Clauss
Year: 2006
Journal: European Association of Zoo- and Wildlife Veterinarians (EAZWV)
Page Numbers: 1-5