Copper Deficiency in Waterbuck: a Disease of Affluence?

- Sofala

During July 2011, I visited the Gorongosa National Park, partly to investigate a phenomenon that several staff had mentioned as a possible pathological sign for the post-catastrophic ecology of the Park. There is a large population (approx. 13,000) of waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) on the Urema floodplain, with a proportion of the waterbuck reputedly showing bleached fur, and several territorial males with only one horn.

- Inglês

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- Outra biodiversidade terrestre

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- Identificação, Monitoria, Indicadores e Avaliações

- Parque Nacional de Gorongosa