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Beast Buddies - Do Animals Have Friends?

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Abstract: That issue of preferred associates comes close to the human notion of friendship, and it can prove just as important in understanding animal goings-on as it does in people watching. Baboons, bats, and...

Author(s): Susan Milius
Year: 2003
Journal: Science News
Page Numbers: 1-4
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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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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
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Use of Datura innoxia by ungulates in the Hoanib River, Namibia

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Abstract: The behaviour of springbok Antidorcas marsupialis feeding on the alien invasive plant Datura innoxia is described, as well as nervous symptoms possibly arising from tropane alkaloid poisoning. Dung collected...

Author(s): M. Lindeque & J.L. Scheepers
Year: 1992
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 45-48
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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
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Notes on the microstructure of hair of the Orycteropodidae, Elephantidae, Equidae, Suidae and Giraffidae

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Abstract: The microstructure of hair of seven species of southern African mammals is described. Distribution notes and micrographs are presented to assist in hair identification. Keywords: Orycteropodidae, Elephantidae,...

Author(s): D. Buys and Hillary J. Keogh
Year: 1984
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 111-119
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Host preference of the Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus in the Rhodes Matopos National Park, Rhodesia

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Abstract: Records were kept from May 1977 to April 1978 of Yellow-billed Oxpeckers Buphagus africanus and ungulates seen in the Whovi Wild Area of the Rhodes Matopos National Park. Host preference was determined...

Author(s): J.H. Grobler & G.W. Charsley
Year: 1978
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research (1978) 169-170
Page Numbers: 169-170
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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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The Numerical Status of Sixteen Game Species in the Transvaal, Excluding the Kruger National Park

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Abstract: The paper describes the results of a survey to determine the numbers of the following game species in the Transvaal: springbok, blesbok, zebra, blue wildebeest, black wildebeest, red hartebeest, gemsbok,...

Author(s): A. Von W. Lambrechts
Year: 1974
Journal: Journal of South African Wildlife Management Association
Page Numbers: 95-102
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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