The ovary of the giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis

Author(s)F.I.B. Kayanja & L.H. Blankenship
Year Published1972
JournalJournal of Reproductive Fertility
Page Numbers305-313
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The prenatal and postnatal ovaries of the giraffe were studied, using histological and ultrastructural techniques. Corpora lutea found in the ovaries of fetal and immature giraffe were not present after puberty, when a single, much larger CL was found in one of the two ovaries during pregnancy.

Key Words: prenatal, postnatal, Giraffa camelopardalis, ovaries, histological, corpora lutea, pregnancy 

F.I.B. Kayanja & L.H. Blankenship; Journal of Reproductive Fertility

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