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Thermoregulation in free-ranging African-endemic small mammals : the rock elephant shrew, Elephantulus myurus and the lesser bushbaby, Galago moholi. (2005)Endothermy in birds and mammals is invariably associated with homeothermy. However, homeothermy can only be maintained if sufficient energy is obtained to meet the animals' maintenance budget. In mammals, daily torpor and ...
Thermoregulatory capacity of arboreal small mammals in the tropics : insights from the past and implications for the future. (2018)Species are expected to respond to global warming through range shifts that are either poleward or towards higher altitude such that they track the movement of their current thermal niches. This generalized view is ...
Two aspects of the biology of an African honeybee, Apis mellifera scutellata (Hymenoptera, Apidae) : laying workers, and colony defence behaviour. (1989)Abstract available in PDF file.
The use of Cape gannets Morus capensis in management of the purse-seine fishery of the western Cape. (1987)A large purse-seine fishery is located in the highly productive southern Benguela System off the western Cape. Purseseine fisheries have been prone to collapse worldwide and management practices have met with limited ...