Giraffa camelopardalis, Giraffe Assessment by: Muller, Z. et al.
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Abstract: Taxonomic Notes: The IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group (GOSG) currently recognizes a single species, Giraffa camelopardalis. Nine subspecies of Giraffes are currently recognized (Dagg 2014),...
Author(s): Muller, Z., Bercovitch, F., Brand, R., Brown, D., Brown, M., Bolger, D., Carter, K., Deacon, F., Doherty, J.B., Fennessy, J., Fennessy, S., Hussein, A.A., Lee, D., Marais, A., Strauss, M., Tutchings, A. & Wube, T.
Journal: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Page Numbers: 1-13
Kidney of Giraffes
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Abstract: This study focuses on certain aspects of the renal structure of the giraffe, with some implications as to its function. About 4,000 collecting ducts open at the truncated end of a curved crest that juts...
Author(s): N.S.R. Maluf
Journal: The Anatomical Record
Page Numbers: 94-111
Ecology of desert-dwelling giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis in northwestern Namibia
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Abstract: The population size and range of giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis have been greatly reduced in Africa in the past century, resulting in geographical isolation of local populations and some herds surviving...
Author(s): Julian Thomas Fennessy
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-306
Computer-aided photographic pelage pattern analysis of Giraffa camelopardalis (Artiodactyla:Girrafidae)
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Abstract: The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is one of the most recognisable animal species on earth. Yet hunting and habitat loss and fragmentation have led to severe, but until recently largely unnoticed, declines...
Author(s): Nora Hausen
Journal: Master of Science Degree Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-34
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
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
A conservative approach for species delimitation based on multi-locus DNA sequences: a case study of the genus Giraffa (Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla)
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Abstract: Molecular data are now commonly used in taxonomy for delimiting cryptic species. In the case of giraffes, which were treated as a single species (Giraffa camelopardalis) during half of a century, several...
Author(s): Alice Petzold and Alexandre Hassanin
Page Numbers: 1-44
The genetic status of the introduced giraffe population in Central South Africa
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Abstract: There has been no reliable historical evidence of giraffe occurring naturally in the Free State Province in Central South Africa (Dagg 1962; Deacon & Parker 2016; Sydney 1965). Although Lynch (1983)...
Author(s): Marika E. van Niekerk, Francois Deacon and Paul J. Grobler
Journal: KOEDOE - African Protected Area Conservation and Science
Page Numbers: 1-7
More grist for the mill? Species delimitation in the genomic era and its implications for conservation
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Abstract: Species delimitation is one of the most contested areas in modern biology, with widespread disagreement about almost every aspect of the definition and implementation of the “species” label. While...
Author(s): David W. G. Stanton, Peter Frandsen, Ryan K. Waples, Rasmus Heller, Isa-Rita M. Russo, Pablo A. Orozco-terWengel, Casper-Emil Tingskov Pedersen, Hans R. Siegismund and Michael W. Bruford
Journal: Conservation Genetics
Page Numbers: 1-13