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Theileria spp. in Free Ranging Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) in Zambia

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Abstract: Theileria parasites were detected in five apparently healthy free-ranging giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis Linnaeus, 1758) captured for translocation on a game ranch located approximately 60 km south west...

Author(s): King Shimumbo Nalubamba, Squarre David, Musso Munyeme, Harvey Kamboyi, Ngonda Saasa, Ethel Mkandawire and Hetron Mweemba Munang’andu
Year: 2015
Journal: Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine
Page Numbers: 1-5
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The genetic status of the introduced giraffe population in Central South Africa

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Abstract: There has been no reliable historical evidence of giraffe occurring naturally in the Free State Province in Central South Africa (Dagg 1962; Deacon & Parker 2016; Sydney 1965). Although Lynch (1983)...

Author(s): Marika E. van Niekerk, Francois Deacon and Paul J. Grobler
Year: 2019
Journal: KOEDOE - African Protected Area Conservation and Science
Page Numbers: 1-7
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Three-gene PCR and high-resolution melting analysis for differentiating vertebrate species mitochondrial DNA for biodiversity research and complementing forensic surveillance

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Abstract: Reliable molecular identification of vertebrate species from morphologically unidentifiable tissue is critical for the prosecution of illegally-traded wildlife products, conservation-based biodiversity...

Author(s): Daniel O. Ouso, Moses Y. Otiende, Maamun M. Jeneby, Joseph W. Oundo, Joel L. Bargul, Scott E. Miller, Lillian Wambua and Jandouwe Villinger
Year: 2020
Journal: Scientific Reports
Page Numbers: 1-13
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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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The effects of increased hay-grain ratio on masai giraffe behavior, health indicators and fecal microflora diversity

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Abstract: We hypothesized that switching to a diet that provides a higher hay-to-grain ratio offered to four Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo would reduce oral...

Author(s): Michael L. Monson Jr
Year: 2016
Journal: Master of Science Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-56
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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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The impact of nutrition on the development of urolithiasis in captive giraffes and meat goats

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Abstract: Obstructive urolithiasis is a documented problem in domestic ruminants, such as the meat goat, and also in captive giraffe. A survey of the health history, feeding practices, and dietary contents in captive...

Author(s): Kathleen Elizabeth Sullivan
Year: 2006
Journal: Master of Science Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-130
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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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Internal parasites of giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis) from Etosha National Park, Namibia

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Abstract: During three seasonal periods, parasitological samples were collected from six giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis) in the Etosha National Park, Namibia. The helminths recovered included Parabronema...

Author(s): R. C. Krecek, J. Boomker, B. L. Penzhom, and L. Scheepers
Year: 1990
Journal: Journal of wildlife diseases
Page Numbers: 395-397
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The effects of increased hay-to-grain ratio on behavior, metabolic health measures, and fecal bacterial communities in four Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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Abstract: We evaluated whether increasing the hay-to-grain ratio offered to Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo would reduce oral stereotypies and alter feeding behaviors,...

Author(s): Michael L. Monson, Patricia M. Dennis, Kristen E. Lukas, Katherine L. Krynak, Sarah R. Carrino-Kyker, David J. Burke and Mandi W. Schook
Year: 2018
Journal: Zoo Biology
Page Numbers: 320–331