Does tooth wear influence ageing? A comparative study across large herbivores

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Abstract: We test whether the intensity of tooth wear influences the strength of actuarial senescence across species of large herbivores. We collected from the literature data on tooth wear in the wild (measured...

Author(s): Jean-Michel Gaillard, Vérane Berger, Morgane Tidière, Patrick Duncan and Jean-François Lemaître
Year: 2015
Journal: Experimental Gerontology
Page Numbers: 1-31

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

A guide to estimating the age of Masai giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi)

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Abstract: This is a guide for estimating the age of Masai giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) with noninvasive methods.  Giraffes are commonly categorized into three age classes: calf (0 – 1 year),...

Author(s): Megan K.L. Strauss
Year: 2015
Journal: Unknown
Page Numbers: 1-57

Observations On Lactation And Milk Composition Of The Giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis

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Abstract: Milk samples collected from giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis in the eastern Transvaal Lowveld of South Africa were analysed by conventional methods. Changes in the composition of the milk at different stages...

Author(s): A.J. Hall-Martin, J.D. Skinner & A. Smith
Year: 1977
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers: 67-71

Population dynamics of the Maasai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Tarangire-Manyara Ecosystem

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Abstract: Demographic studies can show overall population performance, help understand population structure and recognize animal distribution and movement. In order to investigate the social structure of giraffes...

Author(s): Abby Reich
Year: 2015
Journal: The School of Field Studies
Page Numbers: 1-13

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

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

The Floating Needle Method of Injection as a Tool in Wildlife Management

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Abstract: The floating method of injection for captive wild animals is described. After testing the method on a series of wild game species. It is concluded that this method now renders the parenteral administration...

Author(s): V. De Vos
Year: 1971
Journal: Unknown
Page Numbers: 37-38

Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation Status of Masai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Tanzania

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Abstract: The focus of this thesis is on the behaviour, ecology and conservation of Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Tanzania. Giraffes are the most elegant, conspicuous and tallest animals...

Author(s): Wilfred Njama Marealle
Year: 2016
Journal: Thesis for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor
Page Numbers: i-111

Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in farm-reared ostriches and wild game species from Zimbabwe

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Abstract: One hundred and seventy one serum samples from 10 game species from Zimbabwe were tested for IgG antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii infection using the modified agglutination test (MAT). Significantly higher...

Author(s): T. Hove and S. Mukaratirwa
Year: 2005
Journal: Acta Tropica
Page Numbers: 49-53