Genetic Markers in Wild Animal Studies
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Abstract: A survey is given of the work performed in the Onderstepoort laboratory on the studies of genetic markers in wild animals. The implications of using genetic markers reflecting single gene changes in animal...
Author(s): D.R. Osterhoff & J. Op't Hof
Journal: Journal of South African Wildlife Management Association
Page Numbers: 71-73
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
Journal: Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine
Page Numbers: 1-5
Nanger, Eudorcas, Gazella, and Antilope form a well-supported chromosomal clade within Antilopini (Bovidae, Cetartiodactyla)
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Abstract: The evolutionary clade comprising Nanger, Eudorcas, Gazella, and Antilope, defined by an X;BTA5 translocation, is noteworthy for the many autosomal Robertsonian fusions that have driven the chromosome...
Author(s): Halina Cernohorska, Svatava Kubickova, Olga Kopecna, Miluse Vozdova, Conrad A. Matthee, Terence J. Robinson & Jiri Rubes
Page Numbers: 1-13
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
The Giraffe Biology, Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour (Book)
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Abstract: In one form or another, giraffes have been around for a very long time. And so has Homo sapiens. The interaction between giraffes and humans starts way back in prehistory, and rock art (paintings and engravings)...
Author(s): Bryan Shorrocks
Journal: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Page Numbers: i-223
How many species of giraffe are there?
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Abstract: In a recent paper in Current Biology, Fennessy and colleagues  conclude that there are four species of giraffe and that their numbers are declining in Africa. Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) are presently...
Author(s): Fred B. Bercovitch, Philip S. M. Berry, Anne Dagg, Francois Deacon, John B. Doherty, Derek E. Lee, Frédéric Mineur, Zoe Muller, Rob Ogden, Russell Seymour, Bryan Shorrocks and Andy Tutchings
Journal: Current Biology
Page Numbers: R136-R137
Response to “How many species of giraffe are there?”
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Abstract: It is not unexpected that a proposal, such as ours , of four new mammalian species stirs up controversy, as evident in the correspondence by Bercovitch et al. . We appreciate that their concerns...
Author(s): Julian Fennessy, Sven Winter, Friederike Reuss, Vikas Kumar, Maria A. Nilsson, Melita Vamberger, Uwe Fritz and Axel Janke
Journal: Current Biology
Page Numbers: R137-R138
The Genetics of Conservation: Peering into DNA to save species and ecosystems
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Abstract: Scientists know the bear as Ursus americanus kermodei, or the Kermode bear, named after biologist Frank Kermode. Kermode, a former director of the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, was among...
Author(s): Cheryl Lyn Dybas
Page Numbers: 317–323
Genetic diversity in fragmented southern African giraffe populations
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Abstract: The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is distributed throughout sub-Sahara in savannah habitat. It is currently listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red Data List, as their numbers are declining. Little is...
Author(s): Marika Edna van Niekerk
Journal: Master’s Degree Genetics Dissertation
Page Numbers: i-105
Large-scale ruminant genome sequencing provides insights into their evolution and distinct traits
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Abstract: The ruminants are one of the most successful mammalian lineages, exhibiting morphological and habitat diversity and containing several key livestock species. To better understand their evolution, we generated...
Author(s): Lei Chen, Qiang Qiu, Yu Jiang, Kun Wang, Zeshan Lin, Zhipeng Li, Faysal Bibi, Yongzhi Yang, Jinhuan Wang, Wenhui Nie, Weiting Su, Guichun Liu, Qiye Li, Weiwei Fu, Xiangyu Pan, Chang Liu, Jie Yang, Chenzhou Zhang, Yuan Yin, Yu Wang, Yue Zhao, Chen Zhang, Zhongkai Wang, Yanli Qin, Wei Liu, Bao Wang, Yandong Ren, Ru Zhang, Yan Zeng, Rute R. da Fonseca, Bin Wei, Ran Li, Wenting Wan, Ruoping Zhao, Wenbo Zhu, Yutao Wang, Shengchang Duan, Yun Gao, Yong E. Zhang, Chunyan Chen, Christina Hvilsom, Clinton W. Epps, Leona G. Chemnick, Yang Dong, Siavash Mirarab, Hans Redlef Siegismund, Oliver A. Ryder, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Harris A. Lewin, Guojie Zhang, Rasmus Heller and Wen Wang
Page Numbers: 1-12