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Population ecology of rodents of maize fields and grassland in Central Ethiopia
We report on the presence of rodents in grassland and maize fields in central Ethiopia, during the course of a 21-month study by means of removal and capture-recapture trapping. In both habitats, theExpand
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The Cryptic African Wolf: Canis aureus lupaster Is Not a Golden Jackal and Is Not Endemic to Egypt
The Egyptian jackal (Canis aureus lupaster) has hitherto been considered a large, rare subspecies of the golden jackal (C. aureus). It has maintained its taxonomical status to date, despite studiesExpand
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Composition of rodents and damage estimates on maize farms at Ziway, Ethiopia
Rodent composition and estimates of rodent damage were investigated in maize fields of central Ethiopia. The most common species caught were Arvicanthis dembeensis, Mastomys erythroleucus, MusExpand
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Ecological Flexibility in Boutourlini’s Blue Monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis boutourlinii) in Jibat Forest, Ethiopia: A Comparison of Habitat Use, Ranging Behavior, and Diet in Intact and Fragmented
Comparisons of the behavior and ecology of primates living in intact and fragmented forest are critical to the development of conservation strategies for the many primate taxa threatened by habitatExpand
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Estimating population size and habitat suitability for mountain nyala in areas with different protection status
Many species of large herbivores are declining in numbers as a consequence of direct exploitation or habitat loss. In the Ethiopian highlands, rapid human population growth has resulted in anExpand
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Livestock predation in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia.
In the Web Valley of the Bale Mountains National Park, the pastoral people suffer from livestock predation by wild carnivores. A total of 704 livestock were reported to be killed by wild carnivoresExpand
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Population status and structure of mountain nyala in the Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia
The study on the population status and structure of mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni) was carried out in the Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia during the wet and dry seasons of 2000/2001.Expand
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Anti-predator behavior of gelada baboons
The anti-predator behavior of gelada baboons has been observed to consist of simple flight (i.e. they flee to cliffs after becoming alarmed by potential predators). However, active antipredatorExpand
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Impacts of habitat loss and fragmentation on the activity budget, ranging ecology and habitat use of Bale monkeys (Chlorocebus djamdjamensis) in the southern Ethiopian Highlands
Understanding the extent to which primates in forest fragments can adjust behaviorally and ecologically to changes caused by deforestation is essential to designing conservation management plans.Expand
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Post-harvest loss and quality deterioration of horticultural crops in Dire Dawa Region, Ethiopia
Abstract The assessment on the causes of post-harvest loss and quality deterioration of horticultural crops was carried out in Dire Dawa Administration from March 2011 to December 2012 in the elevenExpand
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