Beast Buddies - Do Animals Have Friends?
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Abstract: That issue of preferred associates comes close to the human notion of friendship, and it can prove just as important in understanding animal goings-on as it does in people watching. Baboons, bats, and...
Author(s): Susan Milius
Journal: Science News
Page Numbers: 1-4
Trace The Giraffe
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Abstract: Activity for kids - trace the giraffe to finish the picture. Keywords: children's activity, draw a giraffe, educational material Authors: T. Smith Publishing Journal: TLS Books ...
Author(s): T. Smith Publishing
Journal: TLS Books
Page Numbers: 1
A Multi-Institutional Assessment of Factors Influencing Locomotion and Pacing in Captive Okapis (Okapia Jonhstoni)
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Abstract: The okapi (Okapia johnstoni), native to the Democratic Republic of Congo, is a large, solitary, and diurnal forest-dwelling ungulate highly sensitive to captive conditions. The captive population demonstrates...
Author(s): Cynthia Bennett, Lauri Torgerson-White, Deborah Fripp & Jason Watters
Journal: Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science
Page Numbers: S43–S61
The neocortex of cetartiodactyls. II. Neuronal morphology of the visual and motor cortices in the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
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Abstract: The present quantitative study extends our investigation of cetartiodactyls by exploring the neuronal morphology in the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) neocortex. Here, we investigate giraffe primary...
Author(s): Bob Jacobs, Tessa Harland, Deborah Kennedy, Matthew Schall, Bridget Wicinski, Camilla Butti, Patrick R. Hof, Chet C. Sherwood, Paul R. Manger
Journal: Brain Structure and Function
Page Numbers: 2851-2872
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
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-495
The Ruminantia (Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla) from the Oligocene to the Early Miocene of Western Europe: systematics, plaeoecology and palaeobiogeography
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Abstract: Nowadays, the ruminants are the most ecologically diverse hoofed mammals of the world. All the extent of families (including related species from the Burdigalian) and feeding habits can be deduced from...
Author(s): Bastien Mennecart
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-278
Tourism Development, Rural Livelihoods, and Conservation in the Okavango Delta, Bostwana
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Abstract: This study analyzed changes in livelihoods before and after tourism development at Khwai, Mababe and Sankoyo villages in the Okavango Delta. Specifically, it analyzed how people interacted with species...
Author(s): Joseph Elizeri Mbaiwa
Journal: PhD Dissertation
Page Numbers: 1-202
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
Journal: Experimental Gerontology
Page Numbers: 1-31
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
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 45-48
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
Journal: Novitates by the American Museum of Natural History
Page Numbers: 1-88