Original Research

Notes on some smaller carnivores from the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park

M. G. L Mills, J. A. J Nel, J du P Bothma
Koedoe | Supplement | a581 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v27i2.581 | © 1984 M. G. L Mills, J. A. J Nel, J du P Bothma | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 01 December 1984 | Published: 01 December 1984

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M. G. L Mills, National Parks Board of Trustees, South Africa
J. A. J Nel, University of Pretoria, South Africa
J du P Bothma, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Notes on relative densities, habitat choice, food and foraging, social organisation and anti-predatory behaviour of certain small and medium-sized carnivores are presented. Possible mechanisms of niche separation and the evolution of different anti- predatory behaviours are briefly discussed.


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