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
Journal: The School of Field Studies
Page Numbers: 1-13
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
Page Numbers: 1-6
Conservation genetics of an isolated giraffe population in Swaziland
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Abstract: Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) are a critical component of the savannah’s browsing guild (Birkett, 2002), although their distribution is discontinuous and the species has declined over most of the...
Author(s): James D. Austin, Shannon Moore, Robert A. McCleery, Jaclyn Colton, Tal Finberg and Ara Monadjem
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 1-6
Preliminary Report on Forage Availability and Resource Use by Reticulated Giraffe at Mugie Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya
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Abstract: Main Findings To compare resource availability and animal diets, we conducted vegetation surveys and collected giraffe dung samples for diet analyses on the east and west sides of primary road C77 at...
Author(s): Brian Gill and Tyler Kartzinel
Journal: Preliminary Report
Page Numbers: 1-7
The running kinematics of free-roaming giraffes, measured using a low cost unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)
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Abstract: The study of animal locomotion can be logistically challenging, especially in the case of large or unhandleable animals in uncontrolled environments. Here we demonstrate the utility of a low cost unmanned...
Author(s): Christopher K. Basu, Francois Deacon, John R. Hutchinson and Alan M. Wilson
Page Numbers: 1-21
Social Organization and Behavioral Patterns of the Captive Giraffe at the Bronx Zoo
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Abstract: The social organization of giraffe has only recently been discovered to have a multi-level structure, and the scientific community lacks the proper understanding of how problems facing giraffe, both in...
Author(s): Inez Mendez, Erika Sipos
Journal: Irvington High School Science Research
Page Numbers: 1-18
Analysis of stereotypic behaviour and enhanced management in captive Northern Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis housed at Zoological Garden Alipore, Kolkata
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Abstract: In the wild, giraffes live complex social lives exhibiting fission-fusion social systems. They have sophisticated communication which likely forms a crucial component regulating subgroup dynamics. They...
Author(s): Tushar Pramod Kulkarni
Journal: Journal of Threatened Taxa
Page Numbers: 15426–15435
Scaling of mammalian long bones: small and large mammals compared
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Abstract: Long bones from a taxonomically diverse assemblage of extant terrestrial mammals, spanning more than three orders of magnitude in body mass, have been measured in order to evaluate earlier models proposed...
Author(s): Per Christiansen
Journal: J.Zool., Lond.
Page Numbers: 333-348
Relationships between male giraffes’ colour, age and sociability
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Abstract: In species in which males signal competitive ability through secondary sexual traits, males with different levels of trait expression may adopt different reproductive tactics to maximize their reproductive...
Author(s): Madelaine P. Castles, Rachel Brand, Alecia J. Carter, Martine Maron, Kerryn D. Carter and Anne W. Goldizen
Journal: Animal Behaviour
Page Numbers: 13-25
Effects of Guest Feeding Programs on Captive Giraffe Behavior
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Abstract: Zoological institutions develop human-animal interaction opportunities for visitors to advance missions of conservation, education, and recreation; however, the animal welfare implications have yet to...
Author(s): David A. Orban
Journal: Master of Science Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-59