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A comparative study of communication in six taxa of southern African elephant-shrews (macroscelididae)
Aspects of olfactory, auditory, visual and tactile communication were investigated in five Elephantulus species (E. brachyrhynchus, E. edwardii, E. intuft, E. myurus, E. rupestris) and Macroscelides proboscideus, ...
The ecology, over-wintering and population dynamics of the pre-imaginal stages of the Anopheles gambiae Giles complex (Diptera : culicidae) in northern Natal, South Africa.
This study investigated aspects of the breeding biology, ecophysiology, morphology, over-wintering and population dynamics of the pre-imaginal stages of members of the Anopheles gambiae complex in northern Natal, South ...
Aspects of the biology and ecology of the estuarine fishes of the east coast of South Africa.
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Foraging and feeding behaviour of chacma baboons in a woodland habitat.
Savannah baboons (Papio cynocephalus) have been studied in numerous sites throughout Africa. They have been found to display a wide variety of foraging and feeding behaviours. The aim of this study was to describe and ...
The Squamata (Reptilia) of the Orange Free State, South Africa.
This study deals with the three orders of Squamata (Sauria, Amphisbaenia, Serpentes) of the Orange Free State, South Africa. Following an intensive systematic survey 4 492 specimens have been examined comprising 77 ...
A review of the old world genera of Lauxaniidae (Diptera)
This paper presents in key form a review of the Old World genera of Lauxaniidae. Thirteen new genera are erected, three genera are placed in synonymy, four subgenera are given generic status, and one genus is transferred ...
Reproduction and population ecology of the blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus taurinus in Zululand.
A two-year study was made of the blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus taurinus in Zululand, Natal. Aspects investigated included age determination methods, growth and condition, reproductive physiology, habitat ...
The population dynamics of impala (Aepyceros melampus Lichtenstein) in Mkuzi Game Reserve.
The need to understand the dynamics of the impala population in Mkuzi Game Reserve arose during the early 1960's when it became clear that various factors were contributing to an overpopulation of the species in the ...
Comparative studies on related free-living and pathogenic limax amoebae with particular reference to Naegleria.
Over two hundred and forty strains of limax amoeba including eight potentially pathogenic strains of Naegleria and Acanthamoeba were isolated from a variety of habitats in South Africa. The amoeboid and flagellate stages ...