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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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The diet selection, habitat preferences and spatial ecology of relocated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

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Abstract: Old records and historic eyewitness accounts of giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in the Kalahari, led to the decision by park management to reintroduce giraffe in 1991. Twenty years ago (1991) the translocation...

Author(s): F. Deacon and G.N Smit
Year: 2011
Journal: University of the Free State
Page Numbers: 1
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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 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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Giraffe translocation population viability analysis

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Abstract: Most populations of giraffes have declined in recent decades, leading to the recent IUCN decision to upgrade the species to Vulnerable status, and some subspecies to Endangered. Translocations have been...

Author(s): Derek E. Lee, Elmar Fienieg, Cock Van Oosterhout, Zoe Muller, Megan Strauss, Kerryn D. Carter, Ciska P. J. Scheijen and Francois Deacon
Year: 2020
Journal: Endangered Species Research
Page Numbers: 245–252
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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
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Assessment of the success of translocation of giraffe to Sera Wildlife Conservancy based on one-year of post-release monitoring

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Abstract: In August 2008, 23 reticulated giraffe were successfully moved from Aberdare Country Club to Sera Wildlife Conservancy. The giraffe were held in a temporary boma at Kauro headquarters for approximately...

Author(s): J. King, J. Lemerketo and M. Leogusa
Year: 2009
Journal: Final Report
Page Numbers: 1 - 4
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Use of Thiafentanil (A3080), Medetomidine, and Ketamine for Anesthesia Of Captive And Free-Ranging Giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis)

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Abstract: Giraffe anesthesia remains a major challenge due to their unique anatomy and physiology, which predisposes them to life-threatening, anesthesia-related complications. Historical verbal and published reports...

Author(s): Scott B. Citino, Mitchell Bush, William Lance, Markus Hofmeyr and Douw Grobler
Year: 2006
Journal: Conference, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
Page Numbers: 211-213