oa Madoqua - Observations on the mineraI status of springbok ( Antidorcas marsupialis Zimmerman) in South West Africa

Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



The mineral status of 45 springbok was determined by liver analyses for phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron and copper. The animals were shot within a period of 14 months on a farm bordering the KaIahari. Mean values of the element concentrations were plotted according to season, and the probable causes of fluctuations are discussed

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