Long-term assessment of glucosuria in captive okapi (Okapia johnstoni) after a dietary change.

Abstract

Glucosuria in okapis (Okapia johnstoni) was first documented in 1980, yet the etiology remains unclear. In August 2006, an attempt to lower glucosuria in captive okapi by diet modification (omitting all fruit and adding unmolassed beet pulp) was started at the Antwerp Zoo. To study the possible relationship between glucosuria and diet, stress, and/or… (More)

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@article{Vercammen2014LongtermAO, title={Long-term assessment of glucosuria in captive okapi (Okapia johnstoni) after a dietary change.}, author={Francis Vercammen and Lieve Stas and Luc Bauwens and Redgi De Deken and Jef Brandt}, journal={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians}, year={2014}, volume={45 3}, pages={632-4} }