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Population Dynamics and Possible Management Options for the Rock Dassie Procavia capensis Population in the Tsitsikamma Coastal National Park

N. Fairall, N. Hanekom
Koedoe | Vol 30, No 1 | a507 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v30i1.507 | © 1987 N. Fairall, N. Hanekom | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 21 October 1987 | Published: 21 October 1987

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N. Fairall, University of Pretoria, South Africa
N. Hanekom, Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

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Abstract

A demographic study of the rock dassie population in the Tsitsikamma Coastal National Park rest camp has provided data that is used to construct a simple simulation model and it is applied to evaluate different management strategies for the rock dassie population.

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Tsitsikamma, Procavia capensis, population biology, simulation model, management.

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