Beast Buddies - Do Animals Have Friends?
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Abstract: That issue of preferred associates comes close to the human notion of friendship, and it can prove just as important in understanding animal goings-on as it does in people watching. Baboons, bats, and...
Author(s): Susan Milius
Journal: Science News
Page Numbers: 1-4
Sonomorphology of the reproductive tract in male and pregnant and non-pregnant female Rothschild’s giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis rotschildi)
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Abstract: The application of real-time-B-mode ultrasonography to wild and zoo animal medicine has been shown to improve the understanding of reproductive physiology in many species. Ultrasound technology is especially...
Author(s): Imke Lueders, Cheryl Niemuller, Jason Pootoolal, Peter Rich, Charlie Gray, Wolf Jürgen Streich, Thomas Bernd Hildebrandt
Page Numbers: 22-31
Contact Urticaria to Giraffe Hair
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Abstract: Immediate-type hypersensitivity to animal proteins is a common problem in people occupationally exposed to animals. Methods: A 19-year-old female working as a voluntary zookeeper in her off-time suffered...
Author(s): Thomas Herzinger, Eva Scharrer, Marianne Placzek & Bernhard Przybilla
Journal: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology
Page Numbers: 324-327
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
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 1-11
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
Page Numbers: 657 - 669
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
Journal: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Page Numbers: 1-14
Cameras replace human observers in multi-species aerial counts in Murchison Falls, Uganda
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Abstract: Wildlife counts in Africa and elsewhere are often implemented using light aircraft with ‘rear-seat-observer’ (RSO) counting crews. Previous research has indicated that RSOs often fail to detect animals,...
Author(s): Richard Lamprey, David Ochanda, Rob Brett, Charles Tumwesigye and Iain Douglas-Hamilton
Journal: Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation
Page Numbers: 1-17
Genetic Architecture Detected by Microsatellite Screening of the Rothschild’s Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) Population in Murchison Falls National Park
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Abstract: There are six recognized populations of Rothschild’s giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) protected in Uganda and Kenya. Two populations in Uganda are at Murchison Falls National Park and Kidepo...
Author(s): R. A. Brenneman, D. M. Brown, E. M. Enyel, E. E. Louis, Jr.
Journal: Not specified
Page Numbers: 1-4
Utilizing Scents as Environmental Enrichment: Preference Assessment and Application with Rothschild Giraffe
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Abstract: Zoological institutions use environmental enrichment to increase opportunities for animals to engage in species-appropriate behavior. In these facilities, enrichment for giraffe typically consists of different...
Author(s): Caitlin Fay and Lance J. Miller
Journal: Animal Behavior and Cognition
Page Numbers: 285-291
Charting a course for giraffe conservation
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Abstract: Letter reporting on the July 2011 indaba at Etosha Safari Lodge, Namibia Giraffe: The Forgotten Megafauna convened by GCF. Keywords: giraffe conservation, giraffe research, relocation, giraffe species,...
Author(s): Andy Tutchings
Journal: The Explorers Journal
Page Numbers: 2-3