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Nanger soemmerringii
Soemmerring's gazelle
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Literature Cited

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Dittrich, L. 1968. Keeping and breeding gazelles at Hanover Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook 8: 139-143.

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Gebremedhin, B., and Yirga, S. 2005. A study on abundance, group size and composition of Soemmering's Gazelle (Gazella soemmerringii) in Awash National Park and Alledeghi Wildlife Reserve, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Science 28(2): 161-170.

IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group. 2016. Nanger soemmerringii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T63541A50197739. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T63541A50197739.en. Downloaded on 17 May 2017.

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

Lange, J. 1971. Ein Beitrag zur systematischen Stellung der Spiegelgazellen (Genus Gazella Blainville, 1816 Subgenus Nanger Lataste, 1885). Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 36: 1-18.

Lydekker, R. 1914. Catalogue of the Ungulate Mammals in the British Museum of Natural History, Volume III. The Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, London.

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Additional Resources

*Benirschke, K., Kumamoto, A.T., Olsen, J.H., Williams, M.M., and Oosterhuis, J. 1984. The chromosomes of Gazella soemmeringi. Zeitschrift fur Saugetierkunde 49(6): 368-373.

Chiozzi, G., Bardelli, G., Ricci, M., de Marchi, G., and Cardini, A. 2014. Just another island dwarf? Phenotypic distinctiveness in the poorly known Soemmerring's Gazelle, Nanger soemmerringii (Cetartiodactyla: Bovidae), of Dahlak Kebir Island. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 111: 603–620.

*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.

Lange J. 1971. Ein Beitrag zur systematischen Stellung der Spiegelgazellen (Genus Gazella Blainville, 1816 Subgenus Nanger Lataste, 1885). Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 36: 1-18.

*Mansour, A.A.H., Zakaria, A.-H., and Fraser, A.F. 2000. Effect of enclosure quality on reactivity and welfare of captive Soemmerring's gazelle (Gazella soemmerringii). Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 3(4): 335-343.

Misonne, X. 1977. Mammals of Mount Uweinat, Libyan desert. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika Tervuren Belgie Annalen Zoologische Wetenschappen (217): 1-34.

Müller, D.W.H., Clauss, M., Borer, S., Hammer, C., Deb, A., Arif, A., Hammer, S. 2009. A retrospective analysis of necropsy reports and stock-data of the Soemmerring's gazelle (Gazella soemmerringii) at Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation (AWWP), Qatar. Proceedings of the International Conference on Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals, Beekse Bergen, The Netherlands, 20th-24th May 2009. Pp. 279-283

Olsen, J. H., and Jones, H. 1984. Hematologic and serum chemistry values for captive Soemmering's gazelle (Gazella soemmeringi) immobilization consultation. Journal of Zoo Animal Medicine: 15(1): 5-7.

*Steiner, C.C., Charter, S.J., Goddard, N., Davis, H., Brandt, M., Houck, M.L., and Ryder, O.A. 2015. Chromosomal variation and perinatal mortality in San Diego Zoo Soemmerring's gazelles. Zoo Biology 34: 374-384.

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

Walther, F. 1964. Zum Paarungsverhalten der Sömmeringgazelle (Gazella soemmerringi Cretzschmar 1926). Zoologischer Garten 29: 145-160.

Yohannes H. 2001. Conservation of the Soemmerring's Gazelle in Dahlak Kebir Island, Eritrea. The dilemma of noneconomically important species. Unpublished M Sc Thesis, University of Kent at Canterbury.

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