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Laboratory Metabolism and Evaporative Water Loss of the Aardwolf, Proteles cristatus
We examined oxygen consumption and total evaporative water loss of aardwolves (Proteles cristatus) at temperatures within and below their thermal neutral zone during both summer and winter. DuringExpand
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Quantitative analysis of residual protein contamination on reprocessed surgical instruments.
'Ready-for-use' instruments from surgical instrument trays were examined after routine cleaning and sterilization in a blinded study. These reprocessed instruments originated from five NationalExpand
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Handling-induced stress and mortalities in African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus)
Recently it was suggested that the handling of wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) by researchers in the Serengeti ecosystem created stress, resulting in the reactivation of latent rabies viruses in carrierExpand
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Plasma cleaning of dental instruments.
The theoretical risk of prion transmission via surgical instruments is of current public and professional concern. These concerns are further heightened by reports of the strong surface affinity ofExpand
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Livestock predation in South Africa: The need for and value of a scientific assessment
South African Journal of Science http://www.sajs.co.za Volume 113 | Number 3/4 March/April 2017 © 2017. The Author(s). Published under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence. Livestock predation inExpand
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The physical and thermal characteristics of aardwolf dens : research article
The aardwolf, Proteles cristatus , is an 8-12 kg, termite-eating member of the family Hyaenidae. Aardwolves are nocturnal and spend the daylight hours in an underground den. We investigated theExpand