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Testicular disorder of sexual development with cryptorchidism, penile hypoplasia and hypospadias in a giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa)

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Abstract: Disorders of sexual development (DSD) in wild mammals are rarely described. A male South African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) was identified with bilateral cryptorchidism. The testes were intra-abdominal,...

Author(s): Janine Meuffels, Ilse Luther-Binoir, Willem Daffue, Francois Deacon, Emily P. Mitchell
Year: 2020
Journal: Journal of the South African Veterinary Association
Page Numbers: 1-6
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Multiple anesthetic events in a reticulated giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: A 1-mo-old reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) received repeated immobilizations for treatment of a fractured left metatarsus. Etorphine and xylazine or etorphine and iso-flurane adjunct anesthesia...

Author(s): Dennis R. Geiser, D.V.M., Patrick J. Morris, D.V.M., and Henry S. Adair, M.S., D.V.M.
Year: 1992
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 189-196
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Colonic obstruction in three captive reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

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Abstract: Fatal colonic obstructions were diagnosed in three captive, adult, reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata). Clinical presentations varied, but all cases displayed decreased activity, anorexia,...

Author(s): Michelle R. Davis, Jennifer N. Langan, Natalie D. Mylniczenko, Keith Benson, Nadine Lamberski and Jan Ramer
Year: 2009
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 181–188
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Arthroscopic surgery in a reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)

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Abstract: An 8-mo-old captive male reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) developed an acute lameness (grade IV/V) of the right forelimb, with swelling of the metacarpophalangeal joint. A traumatic...

Author(s): Rolfe Radcliffe, Tracy A. Turner, Catherine H. Radcliffe and Robin W. Radcliffe
Year: 1999
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 416-420
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Detection and characterisation of papillomavirus in skin lesions of giraffe and sable antelope in South Africa

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Abstract: Papillomavirus was detected electron microscopically in cutaneous fibropapillomas of a giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) and a sable antelope (Hippotragus niger). The virus particles measured 45 nm in diameter....

Author(s): E. van Dyk, A-M Bosman, E. van Wilpe, J. H. Williams, R. G. Bengis, J. van Heerden and E. H. Venter
Year: 2011
Journal: Journal of the South African Veterinary Association
Page Numbers: 80–85
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Dystocia in a Rothschild Giraffe at the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife, Nairobi, Kenya

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Abstract: A 15-year old female Rothschild Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) weighing approximately 800kg, at the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW), Giraffe Center, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya was...

Author(s): Kaitho T. D., Limo C. K., Rono B. and Ndambiri E. M.
Year: 2011
Journal: Veterinary World
Page Numbers: 565-568
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Dystocia in a Rothschild Giraffe Leading to a Caesarean Section

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Abstract: A 9-year-old female Rothschild giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi), weighing approximately 900 kg, at Longleat Safari Park, Wiltshire, UK was presented with dystocia in September 2005. This paper...

Author(s): D.C. Williams, P.J. Murison and C.L. Hill
Year: 2007
Journal: Journal of Veterinary Medical Association
Page Numbers: 199-202
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Surgical Castration of Subadult Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: Surgical castration of giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) has not been commonly performed. Large domestic animal castration has a significant complication rate that includes postoperative mortality. Documentation...

Author(s): Rose Borkowski DVM, Scott Citino DVM, DACZM, Mitch Bush DVM, DACZM, Paul Wollenman DVM, and Brenda Irvine BSc
Year: 2009
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 786-790
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Postmortem evaluation of left flank laparoscopic access in an adult female giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: There are still few reports of laparoscopy in megavertebrates. The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is the tallest land mammal, and the largest ruminant species. An 18-year-old multiparous female hybrid...

Author(s): J. Cracknell, L. Dalrymple and R. Pizzi
Year: 2010
Journal: Veterinary Medicine International
Page Numbers: 1-6
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SURGICAL RESOLUTION OF AN AVULSION FRACTURE OF THE PERONEUS TERTIUS ORIGIN IN A GIRAFFE (GIRAFFA CAMELOPARDALIS RETICULATA)

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Abstract: A 4-mo-old, 185-kg male giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) was presented due to stifle effusion and lameness of 3-wk duration. Radiographs revealed a fracture of the extensor fossa of the lateral...

Author(s): Rolando Quesada, D.V.M., Scott B. Citino, D.V.M., Dipl. A.C.Z.M., Jeremiah T. Easley, D.V.M., Natalie Hall, D.V.M., Mathew T. Brokken, D.V.M., Dipl. A.C.V.S., and Murray P. Brown, D.V.M., M.Sc., Dipl. A.C.V.S.
Year: 2011
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 348-350