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Aspects of geophagia amongst dairy cattle in a feedlot system
(University of the Free State, 2017-03)
English: Modern confinements imposed on animals limit their access to natural resources required for optimal nutrition. This lack of resources may lead to nutrient deficiencies and one of the hypotheses for the deliberate ...
Population dynamics management of invasive rock hyraxes, procavia capensis (Pallas, 1766), in the central Free State, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2017-02)
Frequent reports of rock hyrax (Procavia capensis) invasions in residential areas prompted an investigation of this problem in order to identify possible solutions. From reports, problem areas in South Africa were identified, ...
Comparative bone histology of stigmochelys pardalis (leopard tortoise), with specific reference to ontogeny and biomechanics
(University of the Free State, 2017-01)
Testudines are a group of reptiles characterised by the presence of a shell comprised of bony shields. Stigmochelys pardalis is the most widely distributed terrestrial testudine in southern Africa. Although relatively ...