The two types of cranial appendages in Giraffa camelopardalis (Mammalia, Artiodactyla)
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Abstract: The current consensus is that only one type of horn, the ossicone, exists in the giraffe and that the central or median horn is both structurally and developmentally similar to the paired parietal horns....
Author(s): N. Solounias & N. Tang
Journal: Journal of Zoology London
Page Numbers: 293-302
Brachygnathia Superior in a New-Born Giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis Giraffa Schreber
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Abstract: A female giraffe, the sixth calf born to a 16-year old cow, displayed a deformity known as extreme brachygnathia superior and died some hours after birth. Death was ascribed to inability to breathe freely...
Author(s): C.J. Lightfoot
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 111-112
New Fossils of Giraffokeryx (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla: Giraffidae) from Chinji Formation, Pakistan
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Abstract: This paper describes new fossils of Giraffokeryx originating from the Chinji Formation of northern Pakistan. The fossils, representing worth describing hemimandibles, are collected from the Middle Miocene...
Author(s): Khalid Mahmood, Muhammad Akbar Khan, Muhammad Khaled Siddiq, Muhammad Adeeb Babar and Muhammad Akhtar
Journal: Pakistan Journal of Zoology
Page Numbers: 367-375
Characterization of Giraffe Ear Disease in Mikumi - Selous Ecosystem
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Abstract: A study on GED was conducted in the Mikumi - Selous ecosystem with an overall objective of finding the cause and predisposing factors. Giraffes were examined for change in conformation, discharges, and...
Author(s): Vitalis Hippolyte Lyaruu
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-105
External features of giraffe
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Abstract: In the wild it is difficult to decide with certainty which giraffe calf belongs to which mother and impossible to determine the calf's father. It is only in zoos that an offspring's parents are known so...
Author(s): Anne Innis Dagg
Page Numbers: 657 - 669
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
Journal: Veterinary Pathology Online
Page Numbers: 1-5
How giraffes prevent oedema
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Abstract: An upright giraffe, by analogy with humans, ought to suffer massive oedema in its feet; moreover, when it lowers its head to drink, the blood should rush down into it and be unable to flow up again. New...
Author(s): T.]. Pedley
Page Numbers: 13-14
Organization of cholinergic, putative catecholaminergic and serotonergic nuclei in the diencephalon, mibrain and pons of sub-adult male giraffes
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Abstract: The current study describes the nuclear organization and neuronal morphology of the cholinergic, putative catecholaminergic and serotonergic systems within the diencephalon, midbrain and pons of the giraffe...
Author(s): Faiza Bux, Adhil Bhagwandin, Kjell Fuxe, Paul R. Manger
Journal: Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy
Page Numbers: 189–203
Blood pressure and flow rate in the giraffe jugular vein
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Abstract: Experimental measurements in the jugular veins of upright giraffes have shown that the internal pressure is somewhat above atmospheric and increases with height above the heart. A simple model of steady...
Author(s): T. J. Pedley, B. S. Brook and R. S. Seymour
Journal: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Page Numbers: 855-866
The structure of the masseter muscle in the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
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Abstract: In the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), the masseter muscle was divided into several layers. The superficial and more medial (second) tendinous sheets of the masseter muscle fused with each other at the...
Author(s): Sasaki M, Endo H, Kogiku H, Kitamura N, Yamada J, Yamamoto M, Arishima K and Hayashi Y
Journal: Anatomia Histologia Embryologia
Page Numbers: 313-319