Thermal Adaptations in Giraffe

Author(s)V.A. Langman
Year Published2012
JournalJournal of Wildlife Management
Page Numbers141-147
Size554.03 KB
Abstract:

The request has been made to define the thermal adaptations of giraffe. The following extends to all subspecies of giraffe. These are adaptations that help giraffe in tropical areas but are a problem in the cold. Many of these adaptations contribute to the peracute mortality captive giraffe.

Key Words: Giraffe, thermal adaptation, peracute mortality

Author: V.A. Langman

Journal: Journal of Wildlife Management


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