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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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Giraffe Thermoregulation: a review

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Abstract: The ability to maintain a relatively constant body temperature is central to the survival of mammals. Giraffes are found in relatively hot rather than cold environments, have a body temperature of 38.5...

Author(s): G. Mitchell FRSSAf and J.D. Skinner FRSSAf
Year: 2004
Journal: Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa
Page Numbers: 109-118
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The structural organization of the carotid arterial system of the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: Carotid arteries in the giraffe were removed and their structural organization studied with light microscopy. It has been shown that the carotid artery has a largely muscular structure in the adult except...

Author(s): James Kirumbi Kimani
Year: 1983
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 317-324
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Is the Flow in the Giraffe’s Jugular Vein a “Free” fall?

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Abstract: There is a controversy as to whether or not the heart works against gravity in the arteries to the head in the upright position. One view is that the gravitational effects in the neck arteries are counterbalanced...

Author(s): Henry S. Badeer
Year: 1997
Journal: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Physiology
Page Numbers: 573-576
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The development of the reproductive organs of the male giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis

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Abstract: The reproductive organs of the male giraffe differ little in morphology and histology from those of other ungulates. There is some indication that gonadal hypertrophy occurs in late fetal life. Spermatogenesis...

Author(s): A. J. Hall-Martin, J. D. Skinner and B. J. Hopkins
Year: 1978
Journal: Journal of Reproduction and Fertility
Page Numbers: 1-7
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The scent of the reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

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Abstract: The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) emits a scent that can be detected by humans over considerable distances. Dichloromethane extracts of hair samples from adult male and female reticulated giraffes (G....

Author(s): William F. Wood, Paul J. Weldon
Year: 2002
Journal: Biochemical Systematics and Ecology
Page Numbers: 913-917
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Flehmen

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Abstract: Introduction Flehmen is a behavioral pattern that has been observed in almost all species of ungulates and in some felids. An individual flehmens when it detects an interesting smell -- urine, faeces,...

Author(s): A. I. Dagg & A. Taub
Year: 1970
Journal: Mammalia
Page Numbers: 687-695
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Giraffe and okapi medicine and surgery

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Abstract: An overview on medicine and surgery in giraffe and okapi. Includes details on their unique anatomy and physiology, an overview on both physical and chemical restraint of these species, and information...

Author(s): M.E. Fowler
Year: 1980
Journal: Unknown
Page Numbers: 1-4
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Anatomy of The Giraffe

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Author(s): Dr. T. S. Cobbald
Year: 1854
Journal: Unknown
Page Numbers: 484 - 488