Habitat partitioning by ungulates on a game ranch in the Mopani veld
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Abstract: Large herbivores display varying degrees of habitat selectivity and thus exhibit a heterogeneous distribution. This study investigated the spatial and temporal distribution of Burchells zebra Equus burchelli,...
Author(s): B. Deer, N. van Rooyen, J. du P. Bothma
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 117-122
Utilisation and Aspects of Management of the Willem Pretorius Game Reserve
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Abstract: The Willem Pretorius Nature Reserve, Orange Free State, is briefly described, and aspects of management and utilisation with particular reference to game animals are discussed. Habitat management is the...
Author(s): O. Bourquin
Journal: The Southern African Wildlife Management Association
Page Numbers: 65-73
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
Why and how should we use environmental enrichment to tackle stereotypic behavior?
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Abstract: This paper summarises recent findings on the causation of stereotypic behaviours and other abnormal repetitive behaviours (ARBs) in captive animals: primarily motivational frustration and/or brain dysfunction,...
Author(s): G. Mason, R. Clubb, N. Latham and S. Vickery
Journal: Conservation, Enrichment and Animal Behaviour
Page Numbers: 163-188
Clinical conditions found radiographically in the front feet of Reticulated giraffe (Giraffe Camelopardalis reticulata) in a single zoo
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Abstract: Front foot radiographs from 22 giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) at one zoo were analyzed to better understand causes of lameness in this giraffe population. The herd had a history of front hoof...
Author(s): Liza Dadone, Francisco Olea-Popelka, Eliza Stout, Steve Foxworth, Eric Klaphake, Matthew S. Johnston, Sushan Han, and Myra Barrett
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 528–538
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
Giraffe translocations: A review and discussion of considerations
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Abstract: Giraffe populations have declined dramatically in the last three decades. Giraffe translocations are likely to increase as wildlife managers seek to augment or re-establish populations. Currently, formal...
Author(s): Zoe Muller, Derek E. Lee, Ciska P. J. Scheijen, Megan K. L. Strauss, Kerryn D. Carter and Francois Deacon
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 1–13
Quantifying the ecological success of a community-based wildlife conservation area in Tanzania
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Abstract: In Tanzania, community-based natural resource management of wildlife occurs through the creation of Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs). WMAs consist of multiple villages designating land for wildlife conservation,...
Author(s): Derek E. Lee and Monica L. Bond
Journal: Journal of Mammalogy
Page Numbers: 1–6
Evaluating Population Persistence of Censused and Unmanaged Herbivore Populations from the Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Abstract: The application of the Dennis et al. (Ecol. Monogr., 61, 1991) model to data from 12 herbivore populations from the Kruger National Park, South Africa, introduces "risk assessment' procedures into the...
Author(s): A.O. Nicholls, P.C. Viljoen, M.H. Knight, A.S van Jaarsveld
Journal: Biological Conservation
Page Numbers: 57-67
Letter From Namibia
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Abstract: The modern giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is the world’s tallest animal and its largest ruminant. It is also among the most quintessentially African of animals, being found throughout most of the continent—the...
Author(s): Andy Tutchings
Journal: The Explorers Journal
Page Numbers: 14-16