Notes on the reproduction of Baringo giraffe

Author(s)G. H. Pournelle
Year Published1955
JournalJournal of Mammology
Page Numbers574
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Abstract:

Koga (Kagaku Oaho, 27, 1938) reported on the birth of a Nigerian giraffe, female, Giraffa camelopardalis peralta at the Ueno Zoo at 7:24 pm. Parturition time was reported to be three hours, nineteen minutes. The calf gained its feet at 7:56 pm, 32 minutes after birth, though it did not eat for 42 hours.

Key Words: Giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis peralta, parturition, Nigeria, calf, Ueno Zoo 

Author: G. H. Pournelle

Journal: Journal of Mammology


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