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dc.contributor.authorBercovitch, Fred B.
dc.contributor.authorBerry, Philip S.M.
dc.contributor.editor
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-26T23:36:39Z
dc.date.available2021-03-26T23:36:39Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.issn1416707
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01198.x
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12634/995
dc.description.abstractGiven that giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) live in an extremely flexible social system, and that breeding is nonseasonal, they are an ideal species for examining how ecological variables contribute to fluctuations in herd size. We present an analysis of 34 years of data on a population of Thornicroft’s giraffe (G. c. thornicrofti Lydekker 1911) that reveal how herd size changes with season and habitat....
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.urlhttp://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01198.x
dc.rights© 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
dc.subjectSOUTHERN AFRICA
dc.subjectGIRAFFES
dc.subjectBEHAVIOR
dc.subjectSOCIAL BEHAVIOR
dc.subjectREPRODUCTION
dc.subjectECOSYSTEMS
dc.subjectRESEARCH
dc.titleEcological determinants of herd size in the Thornicroft’s giraffe of Zambia: Giraffe herd size in Zambia
dc.typeArticle
dc.source.journaltitleAfrican Journal of Ecology
dc.source.volume48
dc.source.issue4
dc.source.beginpage962
dc.source.endpage971
html.description.abstractGiven that giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) live in an extremely flexible social system, and that breeding is nonseasonal, they are an ideal species for examining how ecological variables contribute to fluctuations in herd size. We present an analysis of 34 years of data on a population of Thornicroft’s giraffe (G. c. thornicrofti Lydekker 1911) that reveal how herd size changes with season and habitat....


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