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Cryptosporidium muris in a Reticulated Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

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Abstract: Cryptosporidium spp. infection in captive exotic mammals was investigated using staining and molecular biological methods. A total of 323 fecal samples from 100 mammalian species (62 Artiodactyla, 33 Rodentia,...

Author(s): A. Kodádková , M. Kváĉ, O. Ditrich, B. Sak, and L. Xiao
Year: 2010
Journal: Journal of Parasitology
Page Numbers: 211-212
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Advances in Giraffe Nutrition

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Abstract: In the last decade, numerous publications have been written with regard to the nutrition of giraffe and other ruminant browsers maintained in zoological institutions, inspired by several health problems...

Author(s): Eduardo V. Valdes and Michael Schlegel
Year: 2012
Journal: Flower’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine
Page Numbers: 612-618
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Helminths in a giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) from a zoo in Spain

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Abstract: A pregnant female Cape giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) died from an unknown cause in the Aitana Zoo, Alicante, Spain. Neither clinical signs nor macroscopic lesions were observed at necropsy....

Author(s): M.M. Garijo, J.M. Ortiz and M.R. Ruiz De Ibáñez
Year: 2004
Journal: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research
Page Numbers: 153–156
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Colonic obstruction in three captive reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

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Abstract: Fatal colonic obstructions were diagnosed in three captive, adult, reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata). Clinical presentations varied, but all cases displayed decreased activity, anorexia,...

Author(s): Michelle R. Davis, Jennifer N. Langan, Natalie D. Mylniczenko, Keith Benson, Nadine Lamberski and Jan Ramer
Year: 2009
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 181–188