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Winning by a neck: Sexual selection in the evolution of giraffe
Uppsala University.
Uppsala University.
1996 (English)In: AMERICAN NATURALIST, ISSN 0003-0147, Vol. 148, no 5, 771-786 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
Abstract [en]

A classic example of extreme morphological adaptation to the environment is the neck of the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), a trait that most biologists since Darwin have attributed to competition with other mammalian browsers. However, in searching for

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UNIV CHICAGO PRESS , 1996. Vol. 148, no 5, 771-786 p.
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FEEDING ECOLOGY; ANTLERS; SIZE; ALLOMETRY; BEHAVIOR; HORNS
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-84060OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-84060DiVA: diva2:111968
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Addresses: UPPSALA UNIV, DEPT ZOOL, S-75236 UPPSALA, SWEDEN. MINIST ENVIRONM & TOURISM, ETOSHA ECOL INST, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-15

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