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Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...rticles were collected from fecal samples of three giraffes
with mild-to-severe diarrhea. One of the giraffe samples was subjected to a series of tests and results revealed a close biological relationship between the giraffe CoV (GiCoV-OH3) and bovine CoV strains. Researchers then orally inoculated calves w...
UCF student's research with Disney giraffes may help conserve several species
...r days sitting in a white Disney pick-up observing giraffes
like Big Girl and Muhali, a curious mother and her 1 year-old daughter. They are among 11 giraffes
that call Disneys 33 acres here home. They are curious creatures, walking over to investigate anythi...
Winning by a neck -- Giraffes avoid competing with shorter browsers
...petition with shorter herbivores could explain why giraffes
feed mostly on leaves high in trees, despite being...er herbivores, such as kudu, that appears to drive giraffes
to eat leaves high in the trees....
Fossil is missing link in elephant lineage
... in Africa, in contrast to mammals such as rhinos, giraffes
and antelopes, which had their origins in Europe and Asia and migrated into Africa. The dating of the new fossil, discovered in the East African country of Eritrea, also pushes the origins of elephants and mastodons five million years farther into th...
Scientists find missing link between whale and its closest relative, the hippo
...hat includes cows, pigs, sheep, antelopes, camels, giraffes
and most of the large land animals. Rather than separating whales from the rest of the mammals, the new study supports a 1997 proposal to place the legless whales and dolphins together with the cloven-hoofed mammals in a group named Cetartiodactyla. ...
Anthropologists find 4.5 million-year-old hominid fossils in Ethiopia
...ers with a menagerie of antelope, rhinos, monkeys, giraffes
and hippos in a northern Ethiopia that was far wetter than it is today. The environmental reconstructions suggest a mosaic of habitats, from woodlands to grasslands. Research is continuing at Gona to determine which habitats A. ramidus preferred. "W...
Satellite data to track wildlife: Elephants in space
...evealed incredibly clear images of everything from giraffes
to Thomson's gazelles. According to members of the...dlife in exotic locations, including elephants and giraffes
in Tanzania, flamingos in South America, and elk, bison and antelope in Wyoming. WCS scientists will...
Elephants in space
...ast Wednesday, Nov. 10th. So far, everything from giraffes
to Thomson's gazelles have been spotted with start...dlife in exotic locations, including elephants and giraffes
in Tanzania, flamingos in South America, and elk, bison and antelope in Wyoming. WCS scientists wil...