Season of birth affects juvenile survival of giraffe

  title={Season of birth affects juvenile survival of giraffe},
  author={Derek E. Lee and Monica L. Bond and D. Bolger},
  journal={Population Ecology},
Variation in timing of reproduction and subsequent juvenile survival often plays an important role in population dynamics of temperate and boreal ungulates. Tropical ungulates often give birth year round, but survival effects of birth season for tropical ungulate species are unknown. We used a population of giraffe in the Tarangire Ecosystem of northern Tanzania, East Africa to determine whether calf survival varied by season of birth. Variation in juvenile survival according to season of birth… 
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