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Animals play important roles in entertainment, leisure activity, and related economic activities. Nature, predominantly animal-based tourism, generates about US$3.2 billion in Southern Africa, with free ranging wildlife-watching in Africa focusing on the big five African animals (African elephant,...

Author(s)
Scanes, C. G.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Animals and human society, 2018, pp 225-255
Abstract

The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a large wild bovid which until recently ranged across all but the driest parts of sub-Saharan Africa, and their local range being limited to about 20 km from surface water. They are of high ecological value due to their important role as bulk feeders in the...

Author(s)
Michel, A. L.; Bengis, R. G.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2012, 79, 2, pp Art 453
Abstract

Objectives: In order to know the animals frequenting forest clearings (or Bai) in Gabon, a study of large mammals movement and attendance was conducted in the Bai of Momba during the short rainy season for two months, from February 19 to 13 March 2012. Methodology and Results: The method of scans...

Author(s)
Zinga, K. C. R.; Midoko, I. D.; Nzengue, E.; Maroundou, A. P.; Gabriel, Z. K.; Maroundou, A. P.; Mikala, O. C.; Mutambwe, S.; M'batchi, B.; Mavoungou, J. F.
Publisher
Journal of Applied Biosciences, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Applied Biosciences, 2016, 103, pp 9877-9885
Abstract

Wildlife species exposed to habitat fragmentation are often in need of a conservation effort. The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is one of the key species in the Serengeti ecosystem as they form a large part of the herbivore biomass, providing ecotourism and valuable trophies. The ecosystem is a ...

Author(s)
Ernest, E. M.; Haanes, H.; Bitanyi, S.; Fyumagwa, R. D.; Msoffe, P. L.; Bjørnstad, G.; Røed, K. H.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Conservation Genetics, 2012, 13, 2, pp 381-391
Abstract

The views of visitors to national parks provide an important source of information to guide park planners and managers. A visitor questionnaire study was conducted in 2004 and 2005 in the Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa. A profile of the respondents, as well as records of their views on a ...

Author(s)
Boshoff, A. F.; Landman, M.; Kerley, G. I. H.; Bradfield, M.
Publisher
Southern African Wildlife Management Association, Bloubergstrand, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 2007, 37, 2, pp 189-196
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is endemic in African buffaloes (Syncerus caffer) in some National Parks in Southern Africa, whilst no studies have been conducted on BTB on buffalo populations in Zambia. The increased demand for ecotourism and conservation of the African buffalo on private owned game...

Author(s)
Munang'andu, H. M.; Siamudaala, V.; Matandiko, W.; Nambota, A.; Muma, J. B.; Mweene, A. S.; Munyeme, M.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2011, 2011, pp Article ID 385091

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