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Classification is instructive – comments on a published table of antelope habitat preferences

B.J Coetzee
Koedoe | Vol 23, No 1 | a633 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v23i1.633 | © 1980 B.J Coetzee | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 December 1980 | Published: 02 December 1980

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B.J Coetzee, National Parks Board of Trustees, South Africa

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Abstract

Pienaar (1974) showed the habitat preferences of South African antelope species in a two-way table. Rows represent species and columns represent habitats. Matrix entries link species to their preferred habitats (Table 1). Species in Table 1 are in taxonomic order, which has no apparent bearing on their habitat preferences.

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