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The reaction of the Cape Mountain Zebra (Equus Zebra Zebra) to certain chemical immobilisation drugs

E Young, L Penzhorn
Koedoe | Vol 15, No 1 | a674 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v15i1.674 | © 1972 E Young, L Penzhorn | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 03 December 1972 | Published: 03 December 1972

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E Young, Kruger National Park, South Africa
L Penzhorn, Mountain Zebra National Park, South Africa

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Abstract

he physiological reactions evoked by M@99 and Aza- perone in the Cape Mountain Zebra (Equus zebra Zebra) are discussed. Notes on clinical as well as physiological parameters are presented and it is concluded that these drugs can be used effectively in the capture of individuals of this rare mammal.

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