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Assessment of giraffe populations and conservation status in East Africa

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Abstract: Populations of giraffes Giraffa camelopardalis are declining in the wild, with some populations having suffered an 80% decline in the past ten years. In comparison to other large African mammals, giraffes...

Author(s): Zoe Muller
Year: 2016
Journal: People’s Trust for Endangered Species. Final Report: May 2016
Page Numbers: 1-7
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Giraffa camelopardalis ssp. peralta, Niger Giraffe

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Abstract: The IUCN Red List is a critical indicator of the health of the world’s biodiversity. Far more than a list of species and their status, it is a powerful tool to inform and catalyse action for biodiversity...

Author(s): J. Fennessy & D. Brown
Year: 2008
Journal: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Page Numbers: 1-6
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The last African white giraffes live in farmers’ fields

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Abstract: The giraffe population (Giraffa camelopardalis) in Niger is the last representative of the peralta sub-species which lived throughout West Africa at the beginning of the twentieth century. Protected since...

Author(s): Romain Leroy, Marie-Noël de Visscher, Oudou Halidou and Amadou Boureima
Year: 2009
Journal: Biodiversity and Conservation
Page Numbers: 2663–2677
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Rothschild’s giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi (Linnaeus, 1758) in East Africa: A review of population trends, taxonomy and conservation status

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Abstract: Giraffe populations have suffered a 40% decline in the past thirty years, making them a new priority for conservation and there are considerable uncertainty and disagreement over the taxonomic classification...

Author(s): Zoe Muller
Year: 2018
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 1-11
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External features of giraffe

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Abstract: In the wild it is difficult to decide with certainty which giraffe calf belongs to which mother and impossible to determine the calf's father. It is only in zoos that an offspring's parents are known so...

Author(s): Anne Innis Dagg
Year: 1968
Journal: Mammalia
Page Numbers: 657 - 669
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Analysis of stereotypic behaviour and enhanced management in captive Northern Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis housed at Zoological Garden Alipore, Kolkata

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Abstract: In the wild, giraffes live complex social lives exhibiting fission-fusion social systems. They have sophisticated communication which likely forms a crucial component regulating subgroup dynamics. They...

Author(s): Tushar Pramod Kulkarni
Year: 2020
Journal: Journal of Threatened Taxa
Page Numbers: 15426–15435
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Male-Biased Partial Migration in a Giraffe Population

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Abstract: Partial migration is a common movement phenomenon in ungulates, wherein part of the population remains resident while another portion of the population transitions to spatially or ecologically distinct...

Author(s): Michael B. Brown and Douglas T. Bolger
Year: 2020
Journal: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Page Numbers: 1-14
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Regional Differences in Seasonal Timing of Rainfall Discriminate between Genetically Distinct East African Giraffe Taxa

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Abstract: Masai (Giraffa tippelskirchi), Reticulated (G. reticulata) and Rothschild’s (G. camelopardalis) giraffe lineages in East Africa are morphologically and genetically distinct, yet in Kenya their ranges...

Author(s): Henri A. Thomassen, Adam H. Freedman, David M. Brown, Wolfgang Buermann and David K. Jacobs
Year: 2013
Journal: PLoS ONE
Page Numbers: 1-14
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Female tannin avoidance: a possible explanation for habitat and dietary segregation of giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis peralta) in Niger

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Abstract: Niger is host to the last free‐roaming herd of G.c. peralta (Giraffa camelopardalis peralta). We examined the foraging preferences of these giraffe in their dry‐season habitats, with the goal of preserving...

Author(s): Lauren E. Caister, William M. Shields and Allen Gosser
Year: 2003
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 201-210
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Has the final countdown to wildlife extinction in Northern Central African Republic begun?

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Abstract: The wildlife populations of Northern Central African Republic experienced precipitous declines during the 1970s and 1980s. While anecdotes coming out of the region indicate that the wildlife populations...

Author(s): Philippe Bouche´, Pierre-Cyril Renaud, Philippe Lejeune, Ce´dric Vermeulen, Jean-Marc Froment, Alfred Bangara, Okclefort Fiongai, Antoine Abdoulaye, Raymond Abakar, and Mike Fay
Year: 2009
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 994–1003