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The patterns of rainfall in the Serengeti Ecosystem, Tanzania
Summary This paper presents a description of the temporal and spatial distribution of rainfall within the Serengeti Ecosystem, Tanzania. Ecosystem and Regional patterns are discussed with respect toExpand
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The opportunity costs of biodiversity conservation in Kenya
This paper estimates the opportunity costs of biodiversity conservation in Kenya from the potential net returns of agricultural and livestock production, and compares them with the net returns fromExpand
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Property rights and the marginal wildebeest: an economic analysis of wildlife conservation options in Kenya
This paper discusses policy responses to the potential loss of biodiversity in the Mara Area of Kenya from the conversion of essentially wild and undeveloped rangeland to developed agriculture.Expand
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Does competition or facilitation regulate migrant ungulate populations in the Serengeti? A test of hypotheses
SummaryInterspecific competition and facilitation have both been proposed as processes promoting species separation and co-existence in African ungulates. In one group of grazers on the SerengetiExpand
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The Organisation, Control and Development of Parental Feeding in the Oystercatcher (Haematopus Ostralegus)
I. The transport and presentation of food to the young Oystercatcher is described. The parents will present food to the young either on their own initiative or in response to the approach of theExpand
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Counting the Serengeti migratory wildebeest using two‐stage sampling
Summary A method for sample counting the Serengeti migratory wildebeest using vertical aerial photography to sub-sample randomly located transects is described. The population estimate achievedExpand
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Serengeti, Dynamics of an Ecosystem.
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Migration and hominid bipedalism
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Fluctuations in the Rainfall of the Serengeti Ecosystem, Tanzania
Two sets of daily rainfall figures, and eleven sets of monthly figures from East Africa have been analysed on a time basis. The daily figures show a weak cycle correlated with the lunar month, andExpand
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