oa Madoqua - Some food plants of ostriches in the Namib Desert Park, South West Africa
|Article Title||Some food plants of ostriches in the Namib Desert Park, South West Africa|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 Desert Ecological Research Unit, Gobabeb, Walvis Bay, South West Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1975|
|Pages||99 - 100|
|Keyword(s)||Acacia giraffae flowers, Air-drying the constituents, Food from Kuiseb River, Monechma plants, Rain dependent grass, Soft dicotyledenous plant, Woodland vegetation and Zebra Pan|
Records of the species of plants eaten by ostriches in various habitats are scarce. An analysis was carried out on the gut contents of two ostriches collected from different localities within the Narnib Desert Park, South West Africa.
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