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
Journal: People’s Trust for Endangered Species. Final Report: May 2016
Page Numbers: 1-7
Protect giraffes from wildlife trade
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Abstract: The number of giraffes in Africa has plunged by 36 to 40% in only three decades, mainly due to habitat loss, human conflicts, and poaching (1). The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)...
Author(s): José Vicente López-Bao
Page Numbers: 744
Comparison of anesthesia of adult giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis) using medetomidine-ketamine with and without a potent opioid
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Abstract: Two anesthetic protocols in adult giraffe were compared by retrospective study. Thirteen anesthesia records for medetomidine-ketamine (MK) and seven for medetomidine-ketamine with a potent opioid (MKO)...
Author(s): Katie W. Delk, Khursheed R. Mama, Sangeeta Rao, Robin W. Radcliffe, and Nadine Lamberski
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 457-460
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
Journal: Research Report
Page Numbers: 1-15
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
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
Journal: ZOO’s PRINT
Page Numbers: 1153-1158
Feeding behaviour of Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in Mokolodi Nature Reserve, Botswana
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Abstract: Feeding patterns of twelve giraffes were documented during the wet season from February to April in Mokolodi Nature Reserve in southeastern Botswana. The general aim of the study was to better understand...
Author(s): Per-Anders Blomqvist and Linda Renberg
Journal: Minor Field Study, Committee of Tropical Ecology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Page Numbers: 1-18
Fancy Footwork: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Giraffe Herd Trains for Farrier Work and X-rays
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Abstract: Nearly eighty percent of all giraffe sedation procedures are related to foot care. Most of the knockdowns are done once the giraffes display clinical signs of lameness, hoof overgrowth, abscesses, or swelling....
Author(s): Amy Schilz, Andrea Bryant and Diana Cartier
Journal: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Team
Page Numbers: 1-8
Comparison of the fatty acid component in structural lipids from dolphins, zebra and giraffe: possible evolutionary implications
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Abstract: Essential fatty acid compositional data on the structural lipids of mammals which predominantly eat n‐3 fatty acids suggests preferential incorporation of n‐6 essential fatty acids. The structural...
Author(s): G. Williams, A. Crawford And W. F. Perrin
Journal: Journal of Zoology
Page Numbers: 673—684
Effects of Guest Feeding Programs on Captive Giraffe Behavior
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Abstract: Zoological institutions develop human-animal interaction opportunities for visitors to advance missions of conservation, education, and recreation; however, the animal welfare implications have yet to...
Author(s): David A. Orban
Journal: Master of Science Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-59