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Pigmented villonodular synovitis in a Reticulated giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: A 17-yr-old, female, captive-born reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) presented with acute-onset lameness of the right metacarpophalangeal (fetlock) joint. Despite multiple courses of treatment,...

Author(s): Elizabeth A. Ihms, Anne Rivas, Ellen Bronson and Lisa M. Mangus
Year: 2017
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 573–577
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Faecal Glucocorticoids Metabolite Response in Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Relation to Protected Area Management Objectives in Tanzania

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Abstract: The increase in the human population and the demand for natural resources and recreational activities poses insurmountable threats to the welfare and survival of wildlife. Human disturbance negatively...

Author(s): Wilfred N. Marealle, Grethe Stavik Eggen and Eivin Røskaft
Year: 2020
Journal: East African Journal of Forestry & Agroforestry
Page Numbers: 47-58
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Testicular disorder of sexual development with cryptorchidism, penile hypoplasia and hypospadias in a giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa)

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Abstract: Disorders of sexual development (DSD) in wild mammals are rarely described. A male South African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) was identified with bilateral cryptorchidism. The testes were intra-abdominal,...

Author(s): Janine Meuffels, Ilse Luther-Binoir, Willem Daffue, Francois Deacon, Emily P. Mitchell
Year: 2020
Journal: Journal of the South African Veterinary Association
Page Numbers: 1-6
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Quantifying the severity of giraffe skin disease via photogrammetry analysis of camera trap data

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Abstract: Developing techniques to quantify the spread and severity of diseases afflicting wildlife populations is important for disease ecology, animal ecology, and conservation. Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)...

Author(s): Arthur B. Muneza, Waldemar Ortiz-Calo, Craig Packer, Jeremy J. Cusack, Trevor Jones, Meredith S. Palmer, Alexandra Swanson, Margaret Kosmala, Amy J. Dickman, David W. Macdonald and Robert A. Montgomery
Year: 2019
Journal: Journal of Wildlife Disease
Page Numbers: 770–781
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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
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The Giraffe Nutrition Workshop Proceedings: May 25 - 26, 2005

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Abstract: On May 25, 2005, 14 people interested in giraffe nutrition and health, convened at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago for a two-day workshop. The participants consisted of university and USDA ruminant nutrition...

Author(s): Debra A Schmidt and Robyn Barbiers
Year: 2005
Journal: Linclon Park Zoo
Page Numbers: 1-50
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The impact of nutrition on the development of urolithiasis in captive giraffes and meat goats

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Abstract: Obstructive urolithiasis is a documented problem in domestic ruminants, such as the meat goat, and also in captive giraffe. A survey of the health history, feeding practices, and dietary contents in captive...

Author(s): Kathleen Elizabeth Sullivan
Year: 2006
Journal: Master of Science Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-130
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Digestive tract pathology of captive giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis). A unifying hypothesis

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Abstract: Captive giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis) are affected by four major pathological conditions linked to their nutrition: (1) the so-called “peracute mortality syndrome” with complete absence and serious...

Author(s): Marcus Clauss, M. Lechner-Doll, E. J. Flach, J. Wisser and Jean-Michel Hatt
Year: 2002
Journal: Proceedings of the European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians
Page Numbers: 99-107
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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