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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
Year: 1987
Journal: Novitates by the American Museum of Natural History
Page Numbers: 1-88
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Host preference of the Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus in the Rhodes Matopos National Park, Rhodesia

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Abstract: Records were kept from May 1977 to April 1978 of Yellow-billed Oxpeckers Buphagus africanus and ungulates seen in the Whovi Wild Area of the Rhodes Matopos National Park. Host preference was determined...

Author(s): J.H. Grobler & G.W. Charsley
Year: 1978
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research (1978) 169-170
Page Numbers: 169-170
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Population dynamics of the Maasai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Tarangire-Manyara Ecosystem

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Abstract: Demographic studies can show overall population performance, help understand population structure and recognize animal distribution and movement. In order to investigate the social structure of giraffes...

Author(s): Abby Reich
Year: 2015
Journal: The School of Field Studies
Page Numbers: 1-13
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Systematic aerial sample survey of Laikipia county, April 2016 Preliminary Report

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Abstract: A systematic aerial sample survey of Laikipia County (9666km2) was carried out in April 2016 by Kenya’s Directorate of Resource Survey and Remote Sensing survey teams in partnership with Laikipia Wildlife...

Author(s): A.K.Kes Hillman Smith, Gordon O. Ojwang and Victor N Mose
Year: 2016
Journal: Preliminary Report - Kenya’s Directorate of Resource Survey and Remote Sensing
Page Numbers: 1-16
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The behaviour and dietary preferences of southern giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) on the umphafa private nature reserve, kwa-zulu natal

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Abstract: The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) has been severely neglected among the scientific community in terms of research. This investigation explores their behavioural patterns with focus on feeding behaviours...

Author(s): Katie Souter
Year: 2015
Journal: Dissertation for the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Zoo Biology
Page Numbers: I-58
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Diet and seasonal dispersal of extralimital giraffe at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Little Karoo, South Africa

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Abstract: South African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) have been introduced as an extralimital species to private farms in the Little Karoo on the basis of economic sustainability, and the need to create...

Author(s): Claire N. Gordon, Liesl Eichenberger, Paul Vorster, Alison J. Leslie and Shayne M. Jacobs
Year: 2016
Journal: Koedoe
Page Numbers: 1-6
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Woody vegetation change in response to browsing in Ithala Game Reserve, South Africa

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Abstract: The impact of elephant and other browsers may be magnified when they are restricted within small, fenced reserves. These reserves are becoming commonplace in southern Africa. The composition and structure...

Author(s): Ruth Wiseman, Bruce R. Page & Timothy G. O’Connor
Year: 2004
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 25-37
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Contemporary niche contraction affects climate change predictions for elephants and giraffes

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Abstract: Aim: Climate change assessments are largely based on correlative species distribution models (SDMs) that are sensible to spatial biases or incompleteness of input distribution data. We tested whether changes...

Author(s): Fernando Martínez‐Freiría, Pedro Tarroso, Hugo Rebelo and José C. Brito
Year: 2016
Journal: Diversity and Distributions
Page Numbers: 432–444
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Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation Status of Masai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Tanzania

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Abstract: The focus of this thesis is on the behaviour, ecology and conservation of Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Tanzania. Giraffes are the most elegant, conspicuous and tallest animals...

Author(s): Wilfred Njama Marealle
Year: 2016
Journal: Thesis for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor
Page Numbers: i-111
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Giraffa camelopardalis, Giraffe Assessment by: Muller, Z. et al.

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Abstract: Taxonomic Notes: The IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group (GOSG) currently recognizes a single species, Giraffa camelopardalis. Nine subspecies of Giraffes are currently recognized (Dagg 2014),...

Author(s): Muller, Z., Bercovitch, F., Brand, R., Brown, D., Brown, M., Bolger, D., Carter, K., Deacon, F., Doherty, J.B., Fennessy, J., Fennessy, S., Hussein, A.A., Lee, D., Marais, A., Strauss, M., Tutchings, A. & Wube, T.
Year: 2016
Journal: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Page Numbers: 1-13