News tagged with buffalo

Death rate spikes among migrating whooping cranes

(AP) -- The world's only naturally migrating whooping cranes, and the species' best chance for survival, died at about twice their normal rate last year and will likely see an overall drop in their numbers, ...

dateAug 25, 2009 in Ecology
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Brucellosis pathogen persists in Botswana buffalo

The term "bush meat" conjures up images of exotic animals hunted by men in traditional dress using handmade weapons. But in reality, bush meat is a lot closer to our North American venison, quail, and pheasant ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Ecology
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Rainfall linked to skewed sex ratios

An increased proportion of male African buffalo are born during the rainy season. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology collected data from over 200 calves and 3000 foetuses, finding that r ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Study shows effect of feral buffalo on Kakadu

The ecological effect of feral buffalo on Kakadu National Park has been the focus of a research study by a team of prominent Charles Darwin University researchers.

dateJan 13, 2009 in
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