Icon

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

2.34 MB 0 downloads


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
Icon

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

685.18 KB 1 downloads


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
Icon

Conservation genetics of an isolated giraffe population in Swaziland

257.04 KB 2 downloads


Abstract: Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) are a critical component of the savannah’s browsing guild (Birkett, 2002), although their distribution is discontinuous and the species has declined over most of the...

Author(s): James D. Austin, Shannon Moore, Robert A. McCleery, Jaclyn Colton, Tal Finberg and Ara Monadjem
Year: 2017
Journal: African Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 1-6
Icon

The status of and trade in the South African population of giraffa camelopardalis giraffa (South African giraffe)

704.83 KB 1 downloads


Abstract: The South African population of Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa is estimated at between 21,053 and 26,919 individuals, of which between 11,411 and 14,860 individuals occur within national and provincial...

Author(s): J. Selier
Year: 2019
Journal: CoP18 Prop. 5
Page Numbers: 1-8
Icon

Genetic diversity in fragmented southern African giraffe populations

2.59 MB 3 downloads


Abstract: The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is distributed throughout sub-Sahara in savannah habitat. It is currently listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red Data List, as their numbers are declining. Little is...

Author(s): Marika Edna van Niekerk
Year: 2018
Journal: Master’s Degree Genetics Dissertation
Page Numbers: i-105
Icon

The genetic status of the introduced giraffe population in Central South Africa

925.11 KB 3 downloads


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
Icon

Comparison of anesthesia of adult giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis) using medetomidine-ketamine with and without a potent opioid

214.91 KB 5 downloads


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
Icon

The diet selection, habitat preferences and spatial ecology of relocated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

1.80 MB 2 downloads


Abstract: Old records and historic eyewitness accounts of giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in the Kalahari, led to the decision by park management to reintroduce giraffe in 1991. Twenty years ago (1991) the translocation...

Author(s): F. Deacon and G.N Smit
Year: 2011
Journal: University of the Free State
Page Numbers: 1
Icon

Use of home range behaviour to assess establishment in translocated giraffes

457.88 KB 4 downloads


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
Icon

Interspecific and temporal variation of condensed tannins and cyanide concentrations in potential dietary sources of extralimital giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) in the Karoo

1.46 MB 3 downloads


Abstract: During 2016 and 2018 four giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) mortalities occurred in the Karoo potentially caused by acute hydrogen cyanide poisoning. Plants have various defence mechanisms to protect themselves...

Author(s): Eugene Marais
Year: 2019
Journal: Master of Science Thesis in Natural Sciences
Page Numbers: i-76