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Kobus megaceros
Nile lechwe
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Literature Cited

*Bercovitch, F.B., Loomis, C.P., & Rieches, R.G. (2009). Age-specific changes in reproductive effort and terminal investment in female Nile lechwe. Journal of Mammalogy 90: 4046.

CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna) (2011). Appendix I, II, and III as adopted by the Conference of the Parties, valid from 27 April 2011. Available online at the CITES website.

East, R. ed. (1999). African Antelope Database 1998. IUCN/SSC Antelope Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IEA (Institute of Applied Ecology) (1998). Kobus megaceros. 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 website.

IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Kobus megaceros. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. Available online at the IUCN Red List website.

*Kingdon, J. (1997). The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals. Academic Press, London and New York: Natural World.

Walther, F.R. (1990). Reedbucks, waterbucks,.and impalas. Pp. 448-461 in: Parker, S.P. Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals, Volume 5. McGraw-Hill, New York.

Weigl, R. (2005). Longevity of Mammals in Captivity: from the living collections of the world. E Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandling, Stuttgart.

Additional Resources

*Birungi, J., & Arctander, P. (2001). Molecular systematics and phylogeny of the Reduncini (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) inferred from the analysis of mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequences. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 8(2): 125-147.

*Dittrich, L. (1972). Gestation periods and age of sexual maturity of some African antelopes. International Zoo Yearbook 12: 184187.

*Hillman, J.C., & Fryxell, J.M. (1988). Sudan. Pp. 5-16 in: East, R. ed. Antelopes: Global survey and regional action plans, Part 1: East and Northeast Africa. Gland: IUCN.

*Hillman, J.C. (1988). Ethiopia. Pp. 16-25 in: East, R. ed. Antelopes: Global survey and regional action plans, Part 1: East and Northeast Africa. Gland: IUCN.

*Falchetti, E. (1997). General issues in the conservation biology of the Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros) and preliminary guidelines for an action plan - Part 1. Gnusletter 16(1): 4-10.

*Falchetti, E. (1998). General issues in the conservation biology of the Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros) and preliminary guidelines for an action plan - Part 2. Gnusletter 17(1): 4-10.

*Falchetti, E., & Mostacci, B. (1993). The Nile lechwe Kobus megaceros: PVA factors and guidelines to captive management. International Zoo Yearbook 32: 60-69.

*Falchetti, E., & Mostacci, B. (1993). Some behavioural traits of Kobus megaceros (Bovidae, Reduncinae) to be taken into account for its successful captive breeding. Supplemento alle Ricerche di Biologia della Selvaggina 21: 309-317.

Falchetti, E., & Mostacci, B. (1995). A case study of inbreeding and juvenile mortality in the population of Nile lechwe Kobus megaceros at Rome Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook 34: 225-231.

Falchetti, E., Bianco, G., & Mostacci, B. (1994). Social organization and hierarchical dominance in Kobus megaceros (Bovidae, Reduncinae) captive females. Italian Journal of Zoology 61(S1): 58.

*Falchetti, E., Guillet, A., & Mostacci, B. (1993). Status and conservation of Kobus megaceros (Bovidae, Reduncinae) in the wild: population viability analysis factors and wild management. Supplemento alle Ricerche di Biologia della Selvaggina 21: 319-326.

Fay, M., Elkan, P., Marjan, M., & Grossmann, F. (2007). Aerial Surveys of Wildlife, Livestock, and Human Activity in and around Existing and Proposed Protected Areas of Southern Sudan, Dry Season 2007. WCS Southern Sudan Technical Report.

Green, J., & El-Moghraby, A.I. (2009). Swamps of the Upper White Nile. Pp. 193204 in: Dumont, H.J. ed. The Nile: Origin, Environments, Limnology and Human Use: Monographiae Biologicae 89.

*Kingswood, S.C., Kumamoto, A.T., Charter, S.J., Houck, M.L., & Benirschke, K. (2000). Chromosomes of the antelope genus Kobus (Artiodactyla, Bovidae): Karyotypic divergence by centric fusion rearrangements. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 91(1-4): 128-133.

*Pospisil, J., Kase, F., Vahala, J., & Mouchova, I. (1984). Basic hematological values in antelopes 3. The Reduncinae and the Antilopinae. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 78(4): 809-814.

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