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Appleton, C.C. and Brain, C. 1992. The gastro-intestinal parasites of the baboon, Papio cynocephalus ursinus, in the Namib Desert. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 33(3): 257–265


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The gastro-intestinal parasites of the baboon, Papio cynocephalus ursinus, in the Namib Desert.

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The gastro-intestinal parasites of baboons in the Namib Desert, Namibia, were shown, using scat analysis, to be predominantly protozoans, notably amoebae, in contrast to those of baboons from South Africa, which harbour a helminth-dominated fauna. Due to the extreme abiotic characteristics of both soil and water in the desert, these baboons harbour only parasite species which can complete their life-cycles without prolonged exposure to the outside environment: forms transmitted either directly via the faecal-oral or trans-placental/mammary (vertical) routes or indirectly via arthropod intermediate hosts which are eaten.

Year: 1992

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2028.1995.tb00803.x/abstract


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