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Social Preferences of Translocated Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) in Senegal: Evidence for Friendship among Females?

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Abstract: Giraffe social behaviour and relationships are currently in the period of scientific renaissance, changing the former ideas of nonexisting social bonds into understanding of complex social structures of...

Author(s): Lenka Malyjurkova, Marketa Hejzlarova, Pavla Junkova Vymyslicka and Karolina Brandlova
Year: 2014
Journal: Agricultura Tropica Et Subtropica
Page Numbers: 5-13
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The genetic status of the introduced giraffe population in Central South Africa

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Abstract: There has been no reliable historical evidence of giraffe occurring naturally in the Free State Province in Central South Africa (Dagg 1962; Deacon & Parker 2016; Sydney 1965). Although Lynch (1983)...

Author(s): Marika E. van Niekerk, Francois Deacon and Paul J. Grobler
Year: 2019
Journal: KOEDOE - African Protected Area Conservation and Science
Page Numbers: 1-7
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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
Year: 2019
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 457-460
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Use of home range behaviour to assess establishment in translocated giraffes

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Abstract: Conservation translocation is a management technique employed to introduce, re-introduce or reinforce wild animal and plant populations. Giraffe translocations are being conducted throughout Africa, but...

Author(s): Shea E. Flanagan, Michael B. Brown, Julian Fennessy and Douglas T. Bolger
Year: 2016
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 365-374
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An Assessment of Forage Selection by Giraffe Introduced into Umfurudzi Park, Northern Zimbabwe

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Abstract: Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is one of the flagship herbivore species in the savanna ecosystem and is of high conservation value. Management of the species under diversified ecosystems, particularly,...

Author(s): Takunda V. Munyaka and Edson Gandiwa
Year: 2018
Journal: Scientifica
Page Numbers: 1-6
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Species assignment and conservation genetics of giraffe in the Republic of Malawi

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Abstract: Historically, giraffe have been translocated across Africa to supplement extant populations, reintroduce extinct populations or to establish new populations, often for conservation and tourism. Such faunal...

Author(s): Sven Winter, Raphael T. F. Coimbra, Anna Bronec, Craig Hay, Amanda L. Salb, Julian Fennessy and Axel Janke
Year: 2019
Journal: Conservation Genetics
Page Numbers: 665–670
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Matrilineal population structure and distribution of the Angolan giraffe the Namib desert and beyond

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Abstract: The distribution maps of giraffe (Giraffa) subspecies in southern Africa are based on historical assumptions, yet some populations have likely been misidentified, hindering effective conservation efforts....

Author(s): Sven Winter, Julian Fennessy, Stephanie Fennessy and Axel Janke
Year: 2018
Journal: Ecological Genetics and Genomics
Page Numbers: 1-5
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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
Year: 2020
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 1–13
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Giraffe translocation population viability analysis

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Abstract: Most populations of giraffes have declined in recent decades, leading to the recent IUCN decision to upgrade the species to Vulnerable status, and some subspecies to Endangered. Translocations have been...

Author(s): Derek E. Lee, Elmar Fienieg, Cock Van Oosterhout, Zoe Muller, Megan Strauss, Kerryn D. Carter, Ciska P. J. Scheijen and Francois Deacon
Year: 2020
Journal: Endangered Species Research
Page Numbers: 245–252
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Assessment of the success of translocation of giraffe to Sera Wildlife Conservancy based on one-year of post-release monitoring

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Abstract: In August 2008, 23 reticulated giraffe were successfully moved from Aberdare Country Club to Sera Wildlife Conservancy. The giraffe were held in a temporary boma at Kauro headquarters for approximately...

Author(s): J. King, J. Lemerketo and M. Leogusa
Year: 2009
Journal: Final Report
Page Numbers: 1 - 4