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Heerden, J. Van
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1979, 50, 3, pp 189-191
Abstract

We analysed 25 years (1980-2004) of demographic data on a small re-introduced population of endangered African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP), South Africa, to describe population and pack dynamics. As small populations of cooperative breeders may be particularly prone to ...

Author(s)
Somers, M. J.; Graf, J. A.; Szykman, M.; Slotow, R.; Gusset, M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Oecologia, 2008, 158, 2, pp 239-247
Abstract

Because of overpopulation of African elephants in South Africa and the consequent threat to biodiversity, the need for a method of population control has become evident. In this regard, the potential use of the porcine zona pellucida (pZP) vaccine as an effective means for population control is...

Author(s)
Ahlers, M. J.; Ganswindt, A.; Münscher, S.; Bertschinger, H. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2012, 78, 1, pp 77-85
Abstract

Differences in group size and habitat use are frequently used to explain the extensive variability in ranging patterns found across the primate order. However, with few exceptions, our understanding of primate ranging patterns stems from studies of single groups and both intra- and inter-specific...

Author(s)
Hoffman, T. S.; O'Riain, M. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2012, 74, 9, pp 853-863
Abstract

Oxpeckers Buphagus spp. are unique passerines owing to their involvement in a cleaning association with domestic and wild African ungulates. Oxpeckers not only utilize their hosts for food but also use them as perches for resting, preening, displaying and copulating, as well as a source of nesting...

Author(s)
Plantan, T. B.; Howitt, M. J.; Kotzé, A.; Gaines, M. S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Zoo Yearbook, 2014, 48, 1, pp 92-100
Abstract

South Africa has seen a recent increase in the number of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) maintained in reserves and parks and managed in free contact, where they may spend a significant amount of time in close proximity to humans. This study investigates how individual elephants choose to...

Author(s)
Rossman, Z. T.; Padfield, C.; Young, D.; Hart, L. A.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2017, 4, April, pp 60

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