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The Spatial Ecology, Habitat Preference and Diet Selection of Giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis Giraffa) in the Kalahari Region of South Africa

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Abstract: The research project was conducted within two separate study areas. The main research project was conducted in the Khamab Kalahari Nature Reserve (KKNR) in the North West Province of South Africa. The...

Author(s): Francois Deacon
Year: 2015
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-495
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Brachygnathia Superior in a New-Born Giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis Giraffa Schreber

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Abstract: A female giraffe, the sixth calf born to a 16-year old cow, displayed a deformity known as extreme brachygnathia superior and died some hours after birth. Death was ascribed to inability to breathe freely...

Author(s): C.J. Lightfoot
Year: 1977
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 111-112
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Observations On Lactation And Milk Composition Of The Giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis

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Abstract: Milk samples collected from giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis in the eastern Transvaal Lowveld of South Africa were analysed by conventional methods. Changes in the composition of the milk at different stages...

Author(s): A.J. Hall-Martin, J.D. Skinner & A. Smith
Year: 1977
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 67-71
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Feeding behaviour of lions (Panthera leo) on a small reserve

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Abstract: The prey selection and predatory behaviour of a single pride of lions (Panthera leo) was studied in the 8500 ha Karongwe Game Reserve from 1999–2005. The study focused on the difference between prey...

Author(s): Monika B. Lehmann, Paul J. Funston, Cailey R. Owen & Rob Slotow
Year: 2008
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 66-78
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The applicability of lion prey selection models to smaller game reserves in South Africa

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Abstract: Prey selection by lions (Panthera leo) reintroduced into small game reserves (typically <1000 km2) in South Africa was compared with results fromlarger (more naturally functioning) protected areas....

Author(s): Johannes Louw, Paul Funston, Ansie Greeff & Hennie Kloppers
Year: 2012
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 73-81
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Fatal Herpesvirus Encephalitis in a Reticulated Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

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Abstract: Fatal meningoencephalitis caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) was diagnosed in a reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulate). The giraffe died following a history of stumbling, incoordination,...

Author(s): M. J. Hoenerhoff, E. B. Janovitz, L. K. Richman, D. A Murphy, T. C. Butler, M. Kiupel
Year: 2006
Journal: Veterinary Pathology Online
Page Numbers: 1-5
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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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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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Herbivore population crashes and woodland structure in East Africa

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Abstract: Between 1985 and 1991, bush encroachment was serious in Lake Manyara National Park, northern Tanzania. Shrub cover increased by c. 20%. The increase was independent of initial (1985) shrub cover. Since...

Author(s): Herbert H.T. Prins and Henk P. Van Der Jeugd
Year: 1993
Journal: Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 305-314
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Advances in Giraffe Nutrition

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Abstract: In the last decade, numerous publications have been written with regard to the nutrition of giraffe and other ruminant browsers maintained in zoological institutions, inspired by several health problems...

Author(s): Eduardo V. Valdes and Michael Schlegel
Year: 2012
Journal: Flower’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine
Page Numbers: 612-618