Brachygnathia Superior in a New-Born Giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis Giraffa Schreber

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Abstract: A female giraffe, the sixth calf born to a 16-year old cow, displayed a deformity known as extreme brachygnathia superior and died some hours after birth. Death was ascribed to inability to breathe freely...

Author(s): C.J. Lightfoot
Year: 1977
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 111-112

A guide to estimating the age of Masai giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi)

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Abstract: This is a guide for estimating the age of Masai giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) with noninvasive methods.  Giraffes are commonly categorized into three age classes: calf (0 – 1 year),...

Author(s): Megan K.L. Strauss
Year: 2015
Journal: Unknown
Page Numbers: 1-57

Observations On Lactation And Milk Composition Of The Giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis

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Abstract: Milk samples collected from giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis in the eastern Transvaal Lowveld of South Africa were analysed by conventional methods. Changes in the composition of the milk at different stages...

Author(s): A.J. Hall-Martin, J.D. Skinner & A. Smith
Year: 1977
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 67-71

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

Serial tranquilization of a reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) using xylazine

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Abstract: A 5-yr-old captive-born reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) was tranquilized with i.m.xylazine 34 times in a 39-day period to allow nursing by her calf. Xylazine administered 0.16mg/kg...

Author(s): Martha T. Fischer, B.S., R. Eric Miller, D.V.M., and E. William Houston, B.S
Year: 1997
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 182-184

Structure of Herd in Giraffe: Developmental Changes of Social Relationship in Calves

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Abstract: In the present study, I aim to clarify social structure and differences of social interaction among different aged giraffe’s (Giraffa Camelopardelis) in Katavi National Park, Tanzania. I recorded giraffe’s...

Author(s): Miho SAITO
Year: 2010
Journal: Research Report
Page Numbers: 1-15

Growth, husbandry, and diets of five successfully hand-reared orphaned giraffe calves (giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi and giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

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Abstract: Giraffe in the wild are in ongoing decline because of poaching and habitat loss and fragmentation, and were recently assessed as ‘‘vulnerable’’ on the IUCN (International Union for Conservation...

Author(s): Janine Meuffels, Cyrillus Ververs, Jason Pootoolal, Martine van Zijll Langhout and Jan Govaere
Year: 2019
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 205–218

Congenital nutritional myodegeneration (white muscle disease) in a giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis) calf

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Abstract: It is well known that vitamin E and selenium deficiencies in domestic ruminants can lead to white muscle disease. After a clinically normal gestation period at Ouwehand Zoo in the Netherlands, a newborn...

Author(s): Jan H. Bos, Fokko C. Klip, and Marja J. L. Kik
Year: 2017
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 1193–1196

Mother-young relationships in captive ungulates: variability and clustering

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Abstract: We recorded four measures of mother-young association and the percentage of time the young spent lying during the first week after birth for 59 mother-young pairs belonging to 22 species and seven families...

Author(s): Katherine Ralls, Karl Kranz and Barbara Lundrigan
Year: 1986
Journal: Animal Behaviour
Page Numbers: 134-145

Hand rearing of Giraffe Calves at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore

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Abstract: Successful hand-rearing of four giraffe calves at Shri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden, Mysore was done with feeding of calves with cow colostrum (1000ml) on the 1st day every 3 hrs to 3rd day for 3 days...

Author(s): S.S.M.S. Khadri and S. C. Valandikar
Year: 2002
Journal: ZOO’s PRINT
Page Numbers: 1153-1158