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Gazella cuvieri
Cuvier's gazelle
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Literature Cited

Alados, C. L., and J. M. Escós. 1994. Variation in the sex ratio of a low dimorphic polygynous species with high levels of maternal reproductive effort: Cuvier's gazelle. Ethology, Ecology, and Evolution; 6(3):301-311.

CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna). 2009. Appendix I, II, and III as adopted by the Conference of the Parties, valid from 22 May 2009. Available online at the CITES website.

de Smet, K. 1991. Cuvier's gazelle in Algeria. Oryx; 25(2): 99-104.

Gotch, A. F. 1995. Latin names explained: A guide to the scientific classification of reptiles, birds, and mammals. New York: Facts on File, Inc.

Groves, C. P. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships within recent Antilopini (Bovidae). In Antelopes, Deer, and Relatives. Edited by E. S.Vrba and G. B.Schaller. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. pp. 223-233.

IEA (Institute of Applied Ecology). 1998. Gazella cuvieri. In African Mammals Databank - A Databank for the Conservation and Management of the African Mammals Vol 1 and 2. Bruxelles: European Commission Directorate. Available online at the African Mammals Databank.

Kingdon, J. 1997. The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals. Academic Press, London and New York: NaturalWorld.

Loggers, C. O., M. Thevenot, and S. Aulagnier. 1992. Status and distribution of Moroccan wild ungulates. Biological Conservation; 59(1): 9-18.

Mallon, D. P., and F. Cuzin. 2008. Gazella cuvieri. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.1. Downloaded on 14 March 2010. Available online at the IUCN Redlist website.

Olmedo, G., J. Escos, and M. Gomendio. 1985. Reproduction de Gazella cuvieri en captivité. Mammalia; 49(4): 501-508.

Sellami, M. and H. A. Bouredjli (1991). Preliminary data about the social structure of the Cuvier's Gazelle, Gazella cuvieri (Ogilby, 1841) of the reserve of Megueb (Algeria). Ongules/Ungulates 91: 357-360.

Walther, F. R. 1990. Gazelles and related species. In Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals. Edited by S. P. Parker. New York: McGraw-Hill. Volume 5, pp. 462-484.

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Additional Resources

Abaigar, T., and M. Cano. 2005. Management and conservation of Cuvier’s gazelle (Gazella cuvieri Ogilby, 1841) in captivity. International Studbook. Insituto de Estudios Almerienses.

Abaigar, T., M. Cano, and M. Sakkouhi. 2005. Evaluation of habitat use of a semi-captive population of Cuvier’s gazelles Gazella cuvieri following release in Boukornine National Park, Tunisia. Acta Theriologica; 50(3): 405-415.

Abaigar, T., J. Ortiz, M. Cano, C. Martinez-Carrasco, A. Albaladejo, F. D. Alonso. 1995. Effect of mebendazole and ivermectin on the shedding of nematode eggs by three species of gazelles (Gazella dama mhorr, G. cuvieri, and G. dorcas). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine; 26(3): 392-395.

Alados, C. L., and J. Escos. 1991. Phenotypic and genetic characteristics affecting lifetime reproductive success in female Cuvier's, dama, and dorcas gazelles (Gazella cuvieri, Gazella dama, and Gazella dorcas). Journal of Zoology (London); 223(2): 307-322.

Alados, C. L., and J. M. Escos. 1992. The determinants of social status and the effect of female rank on reproductive success in dama and Cuvier's gazelles. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution; 4(2): 151-164.

Aulagnier, S., and M. Thévenot. 1986. Les ongulés sauvages du Maroc. Constat d'une régression alarmante. Le Courrier de la Nature: 104(julliet-aou): 16-37.

Aulagnier, S., and M. Thévenot. 1986. Note sur les mammifères des environs de l'Embouchure de l'Oued Massa. Bulletin de l'Institut Scientifique (Rabat); 10: 193-199.

Beudels-Jamar, R. C., R.-M. Lafontaine, and P. Devillers. 2005. Gazella cuvieri. In Sahelo-Saharan Antelopes. Status and Perspectives. Report on the conservation status of the six Sahelo-Saharan Antelopes. CMS SSA Concerted Action. 2nd edition. Edited by R. C. Beudels, P. Devillers, R-M. Lafontaine, J. Devillers-Terschuren and M-O. Beudels. CMS Technical Series Publication N°11. UNEP/CMS Secretariat., Bonn, Germany.

Casado, A., R. de la Torre, E. Lopez-Fernandez, B. Ruiz del Castillo. 1991. Hematologic and biochemical observations in Gazella dama, Gazella dorcas, and Gazella cuvieri. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B; 99(3): 637-640.

Cassinello, J., T. Abaigar, M. Gomendio, and E. R. S. Roldan. 1998. Characteristics of the semen of three endangered species of gazelles (Gazella dama mhorr, G. dorcas neglecta and G. cuvieri). Journal of Reproduction and Fertility; 113(1): 35-45.

Cassinello, J., M. Gomendio, and E. R. S. Roldan. 2001. Relationship between coefficient of inbreeding and parasite burden in endangered gazelles. Conservation Biology; 15(4): 1171-1174.

Cuzin, F. 1996. Répartition actuelle et statut des grands mammifères sauvages du Maroc (Primates, Carnivores, Artiodactyles). Mammalia; 60(1): 101-124.

Cuzin, F. 2003. Les grands mammifères du Maroc méridional (Haut Atlas, Anti Atlas et Sahara): Distribution, Ecologie et Conservation. Ph.D. Thesis, Laboratoire de Biogéographie et Ecologie des Vertèbrés, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Université Montpellier II.

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*Furley, C. W. 1986. Reproductive parameters of African gazelles: Gestation, first fertile matings, first parturition and twinning. African Journal of Ecology; 24(2): 121-128.

Gomendio, M. 1988. The development of different types of play in gazelles: implications for the nature and functions of play. Animal Behaviour; 36(3): 825-836.

*Groves, C. P. 1969. On the smaller gazelles of the genus Gazella de Blainville, 1816. Zeitschrift fur Saugetierkunde; 34: 38-60.

Roldan, E. R. S., J. Cassinello, T. Abaigar, and M. Gomendio. 1998. Inbreeding, fluctuating asymmetry, and ejaculate quality in an endangered ungulate. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B (Biological Sciences); 265(1392): 243-248.

Sellami, M., H. A. Bouredjli, and J. L. Chapuis. 1990. Répartition de la Gazelle de Cuvier (Gazella cuvieri Ogilby, 1841) en Algérie. Vie et Milieu; 40(2/3): 234-237.

*Thomas, O. 1894. On some gazelles brought by Sir Edmund Loder from Algeria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1894: 467-472.

Vassart, M., A. Seguela, and H. Hayes. 1995. Chromosomal evolution in gazelles. Journal of Heredity; 86(3): 216-227.

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