The gastrointestinal parasites ofPapio ursinus from the Drakensberg Mountains, Republic of South Africa

  title={The gastrointestinal parasites ofPapio ursinus from the Drakensberg Mountains, Republic of South Africa},
  author={C. C. Appleton and S. Henzi and A. Whiten and R. Byrne},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  • C. C. Appleton, S. Henzi, +1 author R. Byrne
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Primatology
  • One hundred twenty-two fecal samples were collected from two troops of chacma baboons (Papio ursinus),living in montane and subalpine grassland, trespectively. These were examined for the presence of gastrointestinal parasites. Five protozoan, six nematode, and two cestode species were identified. Identifications were based on the morphology of cysts in the case of Protozoaand of eggs in the case of helminths. Strongyle nematodes were tentatively identified on egg size ranges and larval… CONTINUE READING
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