oa Madoqua - A note on the challenge rituals of territorial maIe Lechwe
|Article Title||A note on the challenge rituals of territorial maIe Lechwe|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 Division of Nature Conservation and Tourism, South West Africa Administration|
|Publication Date||Jan 1972|
|Pages||63 - 67|
|Keyword(s)||Combat, Displacement activities, Gene reservoir, Horning, Non-territorial males, Peripherical activity, Ritualized challenges, Territorial behaviour, Threat display and Ungulate species|
Territorial lechwe males in the Moremi Game Reserve normally occupies territories with a diameter of between 150 to 200 m. Female herds occupy home ranges which encompasses all the male territories. Challenge rituals takes place on communial territorial boundaries. Various agonistic displays as well as displacemcnt activities is descriptionbed.
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