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Comparison of anesthesia of adult giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis) using medetomidine-ketamine with and without a potent opioid

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Abstract: Two anesthetic protocols in adult giraffe were compared by retrospective study. Thirteen anesthesia records for medetomidine-ketamine (MK) and seven for medetomidine-ketamine with a potent opioid (MKO)...

Author(s): Katie W. Delk, Khursheed R. Mama, Sangeeta Rao, Robin W. Radcliffe, and Nadine Lamberski
Year: 2019
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 457-460
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Etorphine-Azaperone Immobilisation for Translocation of Free-Ranging Masai Giraffes (Giraffa Camelopardalis Tippelskirchi): A Pilot Study

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Abstract: Etorphine-azaperone immobilisation was evaluated for translocation of Masai giraffes. Nine giraffes were darted with 0.012 ± 0.001 mg/kg etorphine and 0.07 ± 0.01 mg/kg azaperone. Once ataxic, giraffes...

Author(s): Francesca Vitali, Edward K. Kariuki, Domnic Mijele, Titus Kaitho, Massimo Faustini, Richard Preziosi, Francis Gakuya and Giuliano Ravasio
Year: 2020
Journal: Animals
Page Numbers: 1-18
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Giraffe Restraint, Habituation, and Desensitization at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Abstract: The giraffe restraint device manufactured at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has the capability to fully support the weight of an immobilized adult giraffe in an upright posture and allow physical restraint...

Author(s): Paul P. Calle & John C. Bornmann, II
Year: 1988
Journal: Zoo Biology
Page Numbers: 243-252
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Experimental Infection of Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) With SAT-1 and SAT-2 Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus

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Abstract: The potential role of giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in the epidemiology and spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) SAT types was investigated by experimental infection and detection of virus in excretions...

Author(s): W. Vosloo, S. P. Swanepoel, M. Bauman, B. Botha, J. J. Esterhuysen, C. I. Boshoff, D. F. Keet, A. Dekker
Year: 2011
Journal: Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
Page Numbers: 173-178
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Multiple anesthetic events in a reticulated giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: A 1-mo-old reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) received repeated immobilizations for treatment of a fractured left metatarsus. Etorphine and xylazine or etorphine and iso-flurane adjunct anesthesia...

Author(s): Dennis R. Geiser, D.V.M., Patrick J. Morris, D.V.M., and Henry S. Adair, M.S., D.V.M.
Year: 1992
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 189-196
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Giraffe translocations: A review and discussion of considerations

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Abstract: Giraffe populations have declined dramatically in the last three decades. Giraffe translocations are likely to increase as wildlife managers seek to augment or re-establish populations. Currently, formal...

Author(s): Zoe Muller, Derek E. Lee, Ciska P. J. Scheijen, Megan K. L. Strauss, Kerryn D. Carter and Francois Deacon
Year: 2020
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 1–13
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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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Chemical immobilisation of giraffe to facilitate short procedures

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Abstract: Objective: To describe the chemical immobilisation of giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) for short procedures at Taronga Zoo. Design: A clinical report. Animals: Five giraffe. Procedure: The weight of each...

Author(s): L. Vogelnest and HK Ralph
Year: 1997
Journal: Australian Veterinary Journal
Page Numbers: 180-182