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Berry, H.H. 1982. The wildebeest problem in the Etosha National Park: a synthesis. Madoqua, 13(2): 151-157


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The wildebeest problem in the Etosha National Park: a synthesis.

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The evolutionary time span required to produce specialist grazers such as wildebeest is considered in relation to the effect on the species of rapid, man-induced changes in Etosha such as fencing, constructed water points and abnormal levels of disease and predation. Basic environmental requirements for a viable wildebeest population are examined and related to the situation presently existing in Etosha. Keywords: Adapt to survive, African ungulates, Biotic zones, Climatic factors, Disease, Ecological success, Eocene-Oligocene, Evolutionary history, Food, Microbial-mammal symbiosis, Nitrogenous substances, Predation, Reproduction, Terrestrial herbivore biology, Thermoregulation, Topography, Water requirements

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