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African Zoology - Vol 47, No 2 (2012)

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Articles

Lights out, let’s move about: locomotory activity patterns of Wagner’s gerbil from the desert of Saudi Arabia
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A.N. Alagaili, O.B. Mohammed, N.C. Bennett, M.K. Oosthuizen 195-202
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0201
Freshwater invertebrates of sub-Antarctic Marion Island
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Herbert J.G. Dartnall, Valdon R. Smith 203-215
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0207
Monogenean parasite species descriptions from Labeo spp. hosts in the Vaal Dam, South Africa
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Dionne Crafford, Wilmien 2 Luus-Powell, Annemarié Avenant-Oldewage 216-228
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0206
Composition, abundance, distribution and seasonality of larval fishes in the Sundays Estuary, South Africa
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K. Sutherland, N.A. Strydom, T.H. Wooldridge 229-244
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0220
Invertebrates or iron: does large-scale opencast mining impact invertebrate diversity in ephemeral wetlands?
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Falko T. Buschke, Joan Adendorff, Jaco Lamprechts, Marie Watson, Maitland T. Seaman 245-254
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0205
Metabolic disturbance and hepatic tissue damage induced by Eimeria papillata infection
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Mohamed A. Dkhil, Saleh Al-Quraishy 255-260
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15627020.2012.11407543
Determining adrenocortical activity as a measure of stress in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) based on faecal analysis
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A. Ganswindt, A.S.W. Tordiffe, E. Stam, M.J. Howitt, F. Jori 261-269
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0211
To run or hide?: escape behaviour in a cryptic African snake
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Bryan Maritz 270-274
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0215
To run or hide?: escape behaviour in a cryptic African snake
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Bryan Maritz 270-274
The first record of Tardigrada from Zambia, with a description of Doryphoribius niedbalai n.sp. (Eutardigrada: Isohypsibiidae, the evelinae group)
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Krzysztof Zawierucha, Lukasz Michalczyk, Lukasz Kaczmarek 275-284
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0224
The phylogeography of Lemniscomys striatus (Rodentia: Muridae) confirms a remarkable vicariant event in neighbouring savanna populations in Central Gabon
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J-F. Mboumba, V. Nicolas, M. Colyn, P. Deleporte 285-293
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0216
Activity of the greater padloper, Homopus femoralis (Testudinidae), in relation to rainfall
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Victor J.T. Loehr 294-300
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0212
Post-weaning social behaviour within mother–offspring groups of the bushveld gerbil, Gerbilliscus leucogaster: Implications for dispersal
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Tracy K. Lötter, Neville Pillay 301-310
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0213
Post-weaning changes in the digestive physiology and caecal fermentative activity in the greater cane rat (Thryonomys swinderianus)
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Y.M. Yapi, T. Gidenne, Y. Farizon, M. Segura, D. Zongo, F. Enjalbert 311-320
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0223
Breeding season of Epomophorus walhbergi in the lowveld of Swaziland
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Ara Monadjem, April E. Reside 321-325
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0217
Paraconcinnum leirsi n.sp. (Trematoda: Dicrocoeliidae) from rodents in Tanzania and its phylogenetic position within the dicrocoeliids
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A. Ribas, R.H. Makundi, J. Goüy de Bellocq 326-331
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0219
Seasonal effects on digging activity and burrow architecture in the Cape dune mole-rat, Bathyergus suillus (Rodentia: Bathyergidae)
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H.G. Thomas, P.W. Bateman, M. Scantlebury, N.C. Bennett 332-340
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0222
Short Communications: First record of freshwater fish on the Cape Verdean archipelago
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Kay Lucek, Mélissa Lemoine 341-344
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0214
isiXhosa name for leopard
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J.M. Feely 345-347
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0210
Blood plasma glucose regulation in Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat
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Babalwa R. Mqokeli, Colleen T. Downs 348-352
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0218
New records of a threatened lion population (Panthera leo) in a West African national park
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Francesco M. Angelici, Massimiliano Di Vittorio, Fabio Petrozzi 353-357
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0202
Otoliths versus scales: evaluating the most suitable structure for ageing largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides, in South Africa
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G.C. Taylor, O.L.F. Weyl 358-362
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0221
Survey of gastrointestinal parasite infection in African lion (Panthera leo), African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) and spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta) in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia
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Are R. Berentsen, Matthew S. Becker, Heather Stockdale-Walden, Wigganson Matandiko, Rachel McRobb, Mike R. Dunbar 363-368
http://dx.doi.org/10.3377/004.047.0204
A new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the endangered pink pigeon, Nesoenas mayeri (Prévost, 1843) Cheke, 2005 (Columbiformes) in Mauritius
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S.J. Ball, P. Daszak, K.R. Swinnerton, C.G. Jones, K.R. Snow 369-372


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