Tourism Development, Rural Livelihoods, and Conservation in the Okavango Delta, Bostwana

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Abstract: This study analyzed changes in livelihoods before and after tourism development at Khwai, Mababe and Sankoyo villages in the Okavango Delta. Specifically, it analyzed how people interacted with species...

Author(s): Joseph Elizeri Mbaiwa
Year: 2008
Journal: PhD Dissertation
Page Numbers: 1-202

Evaluating the accuracy of some commonly used game-counting methods

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Abstract: The accuracy of game counts on an eastern Transvaal Lowveld game ranch was examined. A drive count was used to produce control estimates of actual population sizes. A helicopter count was more accurate...

Author(s): J. du P. Bothma, M.J.S. Peel, S. Pettit and D. Grossman
Year: 1990
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research (1990) 26-32
Page Numbers: 26-32

The implications of the reclassification of South African wildlife species as farm animals

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Abstract: The Government Gazette No. 42464 dated 17 May 20191 amended Table 7 of the Animal Improvement Act (Act no. 62 of 1998), which lists breeds of animals, to include at least 32 new wild animal species, including...

Author(s): Michael J. Somers, Michele Walters, John Measey, W. Maartin Strauss, Andrew A. Turner, Jan A. Venter, Lizanne Nel, Graham I.H. Kerley, W. Andrew Taylor & Yoshan Moodley
Year: 2020
Journal: South African Journal of Science
Page Numbers: 1-2

Estimating the trends in herbivore numbers in the Southern District of the Kruger National Park

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Abstract: Census data over several years of survey were utilized to develop a sampling strategy in which the species totals for both abundant and rare herbivore species can be estimated should aerial sample surveys...

Author(s): Riette Eiselen
Year: 1994
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 95-100

The behaviour and dietary preferences of southern giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) on the umphafa private nature reserve, kwa-zulu natal

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Abstract: The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) has been severely neglected among the scientific community in terms of research. This investigation explores their behavioural patterns with focus on feeding behaviours...

Author(s): Katie Souter
Year: 2015
Journal: Dissertation for the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Zoo Biology
Page Numbers: I-58

Diet and seasonal dispersal of extralimital giraffe at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Little Karoo, South Africa

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Abstract: South African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) have been introduced as an extralimital species to private farms in the Little Karoo on the basis of economic sustainability, and the need to create...

Author(s): Claire N. Gordon, Liesl Eichenberger, Paul Vorster, Alison J. Leslie and Shayne M. Jacobs
Year: 2016
Journal: Koedoe
Page Numbers: 1-6

Two quantitative methods of analysing ungulate habitat data

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Abstract: Ungulate habitat data for 10 ungulate types that use the grasslands of Jack Scott Nature Reserve were quantitatively analysed using simultaneous confidence intervals and detrended correspondence analysis....

Author(s): P.F. Scogings, G.K. Theron and J.du P. Bothma
Year: 1990
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 9-13

Woody vegetation change in response to browsing in Ithala Game Reserve, South Africa

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Abstract: The impact of elephant and other browsers may be magnified when they are restricted within small, fenced reserves. These reserves are becoming commonplace in southern Africa. The composition and structure...

Author(s): Ruth Wiseman, Bruce R. Page & Timothy G. O’Connor
Year: 2004
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 25-37

Body size and habitat as determinants of tick infestations of wild ungulates in South Africa

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Abstract: The purpose of the present work was to test the hypothesis that the intensity of tick infestation on South African wild ungulates is proportional to surface area of the host (body weight 0.67} and to assess...

Author(s): G.J. Gallivan & I.G Horak
Year: 1997
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 63-70

Radio-Tracking Giraffe for Ecological Studies

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Abstract: The movements of giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) were monitored by radio telemetry. A collar was designed and tested for marking and long-term radio-tracking. Giraffe were captured following immobilization...

Author(s): V.A Langman
Year: 1973
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 75-78