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Aspekte rakende die ruimtelike ekologie van die rooijakkals (Canis mesomelas) as probleemdier in die Suid-Vrystaat
(University of the Free State, 2010)
English: According to the Red Meat Producers’ Organisation, damage-causing predators annually catch small stock to a value of approximately R1,1 billion in South Africa. On most of the small stock farms in the Southern ...
Mitochondrial sequences reveal a clear separation between Angolan and South African giraffe along a cryptic rift valley
(BioMed Central, 2014)
Background: The current taxonomy of the African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is primarily based on pelage pattern and geographic distribution, and nine subspecies are currently recognized. Although genetic studies ...
Anthropogenic influences on distance traveled and vigilance behavior and stress-related endocrine correlates in free-roaming giraffes
Giraffes are an important tourist attraction, and human presence to wildlife is increasing. This has an impact on an animal’s behavior and its endocrine correlates. Studies on other species show alterations in movement ...
The spatial ecology, habitat preference and diet selection of giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) in the Kalahari region of South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2015)
The research project was conducted within two separate study areas. The main research project was conducted in the Khamab Kalahari Nature Reserve (KKNR) in the North West Province of South Africa. The main research project ...
Effective field immobilisation and capture of giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
One of the highest occurrences of mortalities among giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) takes place during immobilisations, captures and translocations. Common mistakes, human error, unforeseen risks, the awkward anatomy and ...