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The ecology and conservation of blue duiker and red duiker in Natal.
The ecology of blue duikers Philantomba monticola and red duikers Cephalophus natalensis was studied in three lowland coastal evergreen forests in Natal. Variation in population densities, estimated with numerous census ...
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 of Meyer's parrot (Poicephalus meyeri) in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Meyer’s Parrot Poicephalus meyeri is the smallest of the nine Poicephalus parrots, forming the P. meyeri superspecies complex with five congeners. Their distributional range far exceeds any other African parrot, extending ...
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 ...
On the behavioural ecology and vocal communication of the brown-headed parrot (Poicephalus cryptoxanthus)
The Brown-headed Parrot (Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) is a poorly known species inhabiting open woodland in south-eastern Africa. This study elucidates critical aspects of the species ecology and although each of ...
An experimental investigation of the effects of supplementary food and ground cover on small mammal population dynamics and community structure in a Swaziland grassland.
The primary aim of this study was to investigate the role of food supply and ground cover on the community structure, population dynamics and demography of terrestrial small mammals in a subtropical grassland. This aim ...
The socioecology and conservation of the Samango monkey (Cercopithecus mitis erythrarchus) in Natal.
The samango monkey (Cercopithecus mitis erythrarchus) is the southern most representative of the polytypic mitis group. The samango is also the only truly arboreal guenon to have radiated as far as 30°S. At southern ...
Resource partitioning in a viverrid assemblage.
Viverrids are small carnivores that achieve high species richness throughout their range. This study investigated the ecology and resource partitioning of five members of this family (Genetta tigrina, Herpestes ichneumon, ...
Selected aspects of the adaptive biology and ecology of the Namib Desert golden mole (Eremitalpa granti Namibensis)
Eremitalpa granti namibensis is a small blind subterranean insectivore (Chrysochloridae) endemic to the Namib Desert sand dunes. This study of the biology and ecology of the Namib mole assesses its adaptive strategies ...
Ecology and conservation of the valture in the Estern Cape Province, South Africa.
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