Botha, Hannes; Van Hoven, Wouter; Guillette, Louis J.(Water Research Council, 2011-01)
The apparent decline in the number of Nile crocodiles present in the Loskop Dam prompted a study to determine the number,
size and distribution of Nile crocodiles now present in the reservoir. The number of crocodiles in ...
Cersosimo, Laura M.; Lachance, Hannah; St-Pierre, Benoit; Van Hoven, Wouter; Wright, André-Denis G.(Springer, 2015-04)
Although the rumen microbiome of domesticated
ruminants has been evaluated, few studies have explored the
rumen microbiome of wild ruminants, and no studies have
identified the rumen microbiome in the impala ...
Swanepoel, Lourens Hendrik; Lindsey, Peter Andrew; Somers, Michael J.; Van Hoven, Wouter; Dalerum, Fredrik(Wiley, 2013-02)
Large mammalian carnivores are threatened by anthropogenic environmental
impacts, particularly through habitat loss which often cause population declines.
Understanding the extent of suitable habitat is therefore of great ...
Recent technological advances in Global Positioning system (GPS) technology have
generated an increase in the use of GPS collars fitted to wild animals to track their movements.
GPS units are advantageous compared to ...
Studies on the effects of off-road driving on
soils were conducted in the Makuleke Contractual Park of
the Kruger National Park. The studies were conducted on
three different soils with different textures and soil ...
The aim of this study was to investigate transmitter attachment and longevity on Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) in the Flag Boshielo Dam, Mpumalanga, South Africa. From August 2002, 15 adult Nile crocodiles were ...
Studies on the effects of off-road driving on soils were conducted in the Makuleke
Contractual Park of the Kruger National Park. The studies were conducted on three different
soils with different textures and soil ...
Swanepoel, Lourens Hendrik; Lindsey, Peter Andrew; Somers, Michael J.; Van Hoven, Wouter; Dalerum, Fredrik(Southern African Wildlife Management Association, 2014-10)
There are considerable challenges in the conservation of large carnivores, caused by large
area requirements, low reproduction rates and low population densities coupled with their
tendency to cause conflict with humans. ...
Swanepoel, Lourens Hendrik; Somers, Michael J.; Van Hoven, Wouter; Schiess-Meier, Monika; Owen, Gailey; Snyman, Andrei; Martins, Quinton; Senekal, Charl; Camacho, Gerrie C.; Boshoff, Willem; Dalerum, Fredrik(Cambridge University Press, 2015-10)
Estimation of survival rates is important for
developing and evaluating conservation options for large
carnivores. However, telemetry studies for large carnivores
are often characterized by small sample sizes that ...
Van Hoven, Wouter; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Liebenberg, H.; Van der Merwe, Christiaan F.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand(Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1998)
This report deals with the effect of the mode of feeding of the hindgut-fermenting herbivorous rhinoceros
on the species of Protozoa fermenting the ingesta, as demonstrated by the proposed three new
species of ciliated ...
Jooste, Esmarie; Pitman, Ross T.; Van Hoven, Wouter; Swanepoel, Lourens Hendrik(Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre ASCR, 2012)
Leopards do not preferentially favour baboons as prey, but they are considered the
primary predators of baboons across Africa. Even in areas where baboons are abundant,
their contribution to leopard diet seldom exceeds ...