Short Communication

A case of abomasal impaction in a captive giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

D. V. Gradwell
Koedoe | Vol 19, No 1 | a1195 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v19i1.1195 | © 1976 D. V. Gradwell | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 August 1976 | Published: 15 August 1976

About the author(s)

D. V. Gradwell, Department of Veterinary Services, Skukuza, South Africa

Full Text:

PDF (39KB)

Share this article

Bookmark and Share

Abstract

A male giraffe calf was brought into the experimental pens at Skukuza after being found on its own in poor condition in the Kruger National Park, Republic of South Africa. The mother of the calf could not be traced.

Keywords

No related keywords in the metadata.

Metrics

Total abstract views: 1261
Total article views: 1171

 

Crossref Citations

1. Abomasal Impaction in Captive Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus)
Zoltan S. Gyimesi, Roy B. Burns, Mark Campbell, Felicia Knightly, Lynn W. Kramer, Raymund F. Wack, Jeffery R. Zuba, D. Michael Rings
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine  vol: 42  issue: 2  first page: 281  year: 2011  
doi: 10.1638/2010-0116.1