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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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Comparisons of Schansitherium tafeli with Samotherium boissieri (Giraffidae, Mammalia) from the Late Miocene of Gansu Province, China

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Abstract: We are describing and figuring for the first time skulls of Schansitherium tafeli, which are abundant in the Gansu area of China from the Late Miocene. They were animals about the size of Samotherium with...

Author(s): Sukuan Hou, Michael Cydylo, Melinda Danowitz & Nikos Solounias
Year: 2019
Journal: PLOS One
Page Numbers: 1-29
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The Ecology and Behaviour of Giraffe in Northern Botswana

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Abstract: Northern Botswana is one of the giraffe strongholds across its geographic range in the absence of, or with low impact from, the major anthropological threats faced elsewhere. Yet despite its conservation...

Author(s): Kylie N. McQualter
Year: 2018
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-158
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The Giraffe’s Long Neck : From Evolutionary Fable to Whole Organism

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Abstract: A LONE GIRAFFE BULL STOOD at the edge of the scrubby bush forest that opened into a grassland. It was August, the beginning of spring, but also the middle of the dry season in the southern African savannah....

Author(s): Craig Holdrege
Year: 2005
Journal: The Nature Institute
Page Numbers: i-104
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Structure of Herd in Giraffe: Developmental Changes of Social Relationship in Calves

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Abstract: In the present study, I aim to clarify social structure and differences of social interaction among different aged giraffe’s (Giraffa Camelopardelis) in Katavi National Park, Tanzania. I recorded giraffe’s...

Author(s): Miho SAITO
Year: 2010
Journal: Research Report
Page Numbers: 1-15
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Management guidelines for the welfare of zoo animals - GIRAFFE.

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Abstract: Management guidelines for the welfare of zoo animals - GIRAFFE. Keywords: Giraffe, Captive management, Diet, Exhibit, Transport, Veterinary care, Nutrition, Training, Enrichment, Reproduction, Hand-Rearing,...

Author(s): A. Lee
Year: 1991
Journal: The Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland
Page Numbers: 1-37
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The Giraffe Husbandry Resource Manual

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Abstract: Giraffes have been kept in captive situations for hundreds of years. Nevertheless, it would be very difficult to describe a singular optimal situation for keeping giraffe, outside of their natural environment....

Author(s): Amy Burgess
Year: 2004
Journal: The Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Antelope/Giraffe Taxon Advisory Group
Page Numbers: 1-187
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Giraffe Husbandry Manual

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Abstract: Husbandry manuals serve as a source of reference on the biology, maintenance, housing, health, behaviour, diet, breeding, restrain and transporting of animals held in captivity. They act as a major source...

Author(s): Lorraine Jolly
Year: 2003
Journal: Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping
Page Numbers: 1-53
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Giraffe Social Behaviour

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Abstract: Many features recommend the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) for behavioural study: it is big, abundant, conspicuous, active by day, reasonably trusting of people, deliberate, and the best self-marked...

Author(s): David M. Pratt & Virginia H. Anderson
Year: 1985
Journal: Journal of Natural History
Page Numbers: 771-781
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The First Description of Dominance Hierarchy in Captive Giraffe: Not Loose and Egalitarian, but Clear and Linear

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Abstract: Wild giraffes live in extensive groups in the fission fusion system, maintaining long social distances and loose social bonds. Within these groups, resources are widely distributed, agonistic encounters...

Author(s): Edita Horová, Karolína Brandlová, Markéta Gloneková
Year: 2015
Journal: PLOS ONE
Page Numbers: 1- 13