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Archer, E.K., Bennett, N.C., Faulkes, C.G. & Lutermann, H.  2016.  Digging for answers: contributions of density- and frequency-dependent factors on ectoparasite burden in a social mammal.  Oecologia 180, 429-438.

Arthur, B., Hindell, M., Bester, M.N., Oosthuizen, W.C., Wege, M. & Lea, M.A. 2016. South for the winter? Within-dive foraging effort reveals the trade-offs between divergent foraging strategies in a free-ranging predator. Functional Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12636

Barranco, J.A.J., Millar, R.,P. Fuentes, F., Bover, E., Pimental, E.P., Basulto,R., Calzada, L. Moran,R., Rodriguez, A., Garay. H., Reyes, O., Castro, M.D., Bringas., R. Arteaga., N. Touduri., H., Rabassa., M. Fernandez, Y., Serradelo, A., Hernandez, E & Guillen, G.E. 2016. Gradual reduction of testosterone using a gonadotropin-releasing hormone vaccination delays castration resistance in a prostate cancer model. Oncology letters 12: 963-970.

Belton, L., Cameron, E.Z. & Dalerum, F. 2016. Spotted hyaena space use in relation to human infrastructure inside a protected area. PeerJ 4, e2596, 19 pages

Best, P.B. & Photopoulou, T.  2016.  Identifying the “demon whale-biter”: Patterns of scarring on large whales attributed to a cookie-cutter shark Isistius sp.  Plos One 11(4): e0152643, 20 pages.

Bester, M.N., Bornemann, H. & McIntyre, T. Antarctic Marine Mammals and Sea Ice. In: Thomas, D.N. & Dieckmann, G.S. (eds), Sea Ice, 3rd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.  (In press).

Cerfonteyn, M., Lübcker, N., Postma, M. & Bester, M.N. 2016. Wilson’s storm petrels mating and resting on Antarctic ice-breaker. Biodiversity Observations 7.28: 1-2.

Chigwenhese, L., Murwira, A., Zengeya, F.M., Masocha, M., de Garine-Wichatitksy, M. & Caron, A. 2016. Monitoring African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and cattle (Bos taurus) movement across a damaged veterinary control fence at a Southern African wildlife/livestock interface. African Journal of Ecology (in press).

Collins, K. & du Toit, J.T.  2016.  Population status and distribution modeling of the critically endangered riverine rabbit (Bunolagus monticularis).  African Journal of Ecology 54, 195-206.

Cooper-Bohannon, R., Rebelo, H., Jones, G., Cotterill, F.W., Monadjem, A., Schoeman, M.C., Taylor, P., & Park, K. 2016. Predicting bat distributions and diversity hotspots in Southern Africa. Hystrix, 27 (1),

Corrigan, L.J., Fabiani, A., Chauke, L.F., McMahon, C.R., de Bruyn, M., Bester, M.N., Bastos, A., Campagna, C., Muelbert, M.M.C. & Hoelzel, A.R. 2016. Population differentiation in the context of Holocene climate change for a migratory marine species, the southern elephant seal. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29 (9), 1667-1679 doi: 10.1111/jeb.12870

Dalerum, F., Hellström, P., Miranda, M., Nyström, J., Ekenstedt, J. & Angerbjörn, A. 2016. Network topology of stable isotope interactions in a sub-arctic raptor guild. Oecologia 182, 511-518.

Dalerum, F. & Miranda, M.  2016. Game auction prices are not related to biodiversity contributions of southern African ungulates and large carnivores. Scientific Reports 6:21922, 6 pages.

delBarco-Trillo, J., Greene, L.K., Goncalves, I.B., Fenkes, M., Wisse, J.H., Drewe, J.A., Manser, M.B., Clutton-Brock, T. & Drea, C.M.  2016.  Beyond aggression: Androgen-receptor blockade modules social interaction in wild meerkats.  Hormones and Behavior 78, 95-106.

Dietrich, M., Tjale, M.A., Weyer, J., Kearney, T., Seamark, E.C.J., Nel, L.H., Monadjem, A. & Markotter, W. 2016. Diversity of Bartonella and Rickettsia spp. in bats and their blood-feeding ectoparasites from South Africa and Swaziland. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0152077.

Findlay, K.P. & Best, P.B. 2016. Distribution and seasonal abundance of large cetaceans in the Durban whaling grounds off KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1972–1975. African Journal of Marine Science, 38 (2), pp. 249-262.

Graw, B., Lindholm, AK., & Manser, MB.,  2016. Female-biased dispersal in the solitarily foraging slender mongoose, Galerella sanuinea, in the Kalahari. Animal Behaviour 111, 69-78.

Gurarie, E., Bengtson, J.L., Bester, M.N., Blix, A.S., Cameron, M., Bornemann, H., Nordøy, E.S., Plötz, J., Steinhage, D., Boveng, P. 2016. Distribution, density and abundance of Antarctic ice seals off Queen Maud Land and the eastern Weddell Sea. Polar Biology, pp. 1-17. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-016-2029-4 (In press)

Havemann, C.P., Retief, T.A., Tosh, C.A. & de Bruyn, P.J.N.  2016.  Roan antelope Hippotragus equinus in Africa: a review of abundance, threats and ecology.  Mammal Review  46 (2), 144-158.

Heiler, J., Elwen, S.H., Kriesell, H.J., & Gridley, T. 2016. Changes in bottlenose dolphin whistle parameters related to vessel presence, surface behavior and group composition. Animal behavior 117; 167-177.

Hellard, E., Cumming, G.S., Caron, A., Cornelis, D., Coe, E., & Peters, J,L.  2016. Testing epidemiological functional groups as predictors of avian haemosporidia patterns in South Africa. Ecosphere 7(4), e01225.

Hindell, M.A., McMahon, C.R., Bester, M.N., Boehme, L ., Costa, D., Fedak, M.A., Guinet, C., Herraiz-Borreguero, L., Harcourt, R.G., Huckstadt, L., Kovacs, K.M., Lydersen, C., McIntyre, T., Meulbert, M., Patterson, T.  2016.  Circumpolar habitat use in the southern elephant seal: implications for foraging success and population trajectories.  Ecosphere 7(5), e01213 (27pages)

Hoole, C., McKechnie, A.E., Parker, D.M. & Bennett, N.C.  2016.  Reproductive photo-responsiveness in male forest shrews (Myosorex varius) from the Eastern Cape of South Africa.  Mammalian Biology 81, 111-114.

Howard, K.A., Schwertner, T.W., Muir, J.P. & Monadjem, A. 2016. Habitat selection of the black-shouldered kite Elanus caeruleus in agroecosystems of Swaziland. Ostrich, 87 (2), 155-159.

Huchard, E., English, S., Bell, M.B.V., Thavarajah, N., & Clutton-Brock,T. 2016. Competitive growth in a cooperative mammal. Nature. Vol 533 [doi. 10.1038/nature17986].

Jackson, C.R., Marnewick, K., Lindsey, P.A., Røskaft, E. & Robertson, M.P. 2016. Evaluating habitat connectivity methodologies: a case study with endangered African wild dogs in South Africa. Landscape Ecology, 31 (7), pp. 1433-1447. doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0342-5

Johnson, O., Marais, S., Walters, J., van der Merwe, E.L.,  Alagaili, A.N., Mohammed, O.B., Bennett, N.C. & Kotze, S.H.  2016.  The distribution of mucous secreting cells in the gastrointestinal tracts of three small rodents from Saudi Arabia: Acomys dimidiatus, Meriones rex and Meriones libycusActa Histochemica 118, 118-128.

Jordaan, R.K. & McIntyre, T. 2016. Long-distance dispersal of a Cape gannet Morus capensis after an extended period of nest-site fidelity. Marine Ornithology, 44 (1), pp. 1-2.

Jori, F., Caron, A., Thompson, P.N., Dwarka, R., Foggin, C., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M., Hofmeyr, M., van Heerden, J. & Heath, L.  2016.  Characteristics of foot-and-mouth disease viral strains circulating at the wildlife-livestock interface of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area.  Transboundary  and Emerging Diseases 63, e58-e70.

Kane, A., Wolter, K., Neser, W., Kotze, A., Naidoo, V. & Monadjem, A. 2016. Home range and habitat selection of Cape Vultures Gyps coprotheres in relation to supplementary feeding. Bird Study, 63 (3), 387-394.

LeRoux, A., Botha, H., Dalerum, F. & Ganswindt, A. 2016. Non-invasive measurement of adrenocortical activity in a myrmecophageous mammal, the bat-eared fox. African Zoology, 2016.1145071

Lindsey, P.A., Balme, G.A., Funston, P.J., Henschel, P.H. & Hunter, L.T.B.  2016.  Life after Cecil: channelling global outrage into funding for conservation in Africa.  Conservation Letters 9(4), 296-301.

Moshobane, M.C., De Bruyn, P.J.N. & Bester, M.N. 2016. Assessing 3D photogrammetry techniques in craniometrics. Volume XLI-B6, XXIII ISPRS Congress, July 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. Pp 267-273

Massie, P.P., McIntyre, T., Ryan, P.G., Bester, M.N., Bornemann, H. & Ansorge, I.J.  2016.  The role of eddies in the diving behaviour of female southern elephant seals.  Polar Biology 39, 297-307.

Mercat, M., Clermont, O., Massot, M., Ruppe, E., Garine-Wichatitsky, M de., Miguel,E., Fox., HV., Cornelis, D., Andremont, A., Denamur, E., & Caron, A.  2016.  Escherichia coli population structure and Antibiotic resistance at a buffalo/cattle interface in southern Africa.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82(5), 1459.

Miller, J.R.B., Bale, G., Lindsey, P.A., Loveridge, A.J., Becker, M.S., Begg, C., Brink, H., Dolrenry, S., Hunt, J.E., Jansson, I., Macdonald, D.W., Mandisodza-Chikerema, R.L., Cotteril, A.O., Packer, P., Rosengren, D., Stratford, K., Trinkel, M., White, P.A., Winterbach, C., Winterbach, H.E.K. & Funston, P.J. 2016. Aging traits and sustainable trophy hunting of African lions. Biological Conservation 201, 160-168.

Monadjem, A., Wolter, K., Neser, W., Bildstein, K. 2016. Hooded vulture Necrosyrtes monachus and African white-backed vulture Gyps africanus nesting at the Olifants River Private Nature Reserve, Limpopo province, South Africa. Ostrich, 87, 113-117.

Moshobane, M.C., De Bruyn, P.J.N., Bester, M.N. 2016. Assessing 3D photogrammetry techniques in craniometrics. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives, 41, pp. 267-273.

Mulungu, L.S., Ngowo, V., Mdangi, M.E., Katakweba, A.S., Tesha, P., Mrosso, F.P., Mchomvu, M., Massawe, A.W., Monadjem, A., Kilonzo, B. & Belmain, S.R.  2016.  Survival and recruitment of the multimammate mouse, Mastomys natalensis (Smith 1834), in a rice agro-ecosystem.  Mammalia  80(2), 205-210.

Mundava, J., Caron, A., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M., Abolnik, C., Mundy, P. & Gaidet, N. 2016. Role of breeding phenology and aggregation of waterfowl on avian influenza dynamics in southern Africa. Ibis 158: 762-775.

Murray, IW., Leae., HM Hetem., RS, Mitchell, D., Fuller, A. & Woodborne, S. 2016. Stable isotope analysis of diet confirms niche separation of two sympatric species of Namib Desert lizard. Integrative Zoology 11: 60-75.

Niemandt, C., Kovacs, K.M., Lydersen, C., Dyer, B.M., Isaksen, K., Hofmeyr, G.J.G., Mehlum, F.J. & de Bruyn, P.J.N.  2016.  Chinstrap and macaroni penguin diet and demography at Nyroysa, Bouvetoya.  Antarctic Science 28(2), 91-100.

Newton, C.L., Anderson, R.C., Millar, R.P. 2016. Therapeutic neuroendocrine agonist and antagonist analogs of hypothalamic neuropeptides as modulators of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. Endocrine Development, 30, pp. 106-129.

Oosthuizen, W.C., de Bruyn, P.J.N., Wege, M. & Bester, M.N.  2016.  Geographic variation in subantarctic fur seal pup growth: linkages with environmental variability and population density.  Journal of Mammalogy  97(2), 347-360.

Pietersen, D.W., Symes, C.T., Woodborne, S., McKechnie, A.E. & Jansen, R.  2016.  Diet and prey selectivity of the specialist myrmecophage, Temminck’s ground pangolin.  Journal of Zoology 298, 198-208.

Pineda, R., Sabatier, N., Ludwig, M., Millar, R.P. & Leng, G. 2016. A direct neurokinin B projection from the arcuate nucleus regulates magnocellular vasopressin cells of the supra-optic nucleus. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 28 (4), 10 p.

Quembo, C.J., Jori, F., Heath, L ., Perez-Sanchez, R. & Vosloo, W.  2016.  Investigation into the epidemiology of African Swine Fever Virus at the wildlife-domestic interface of the Gorongosa National Park, Central Mozambique.  Transboundary and Emerging Diseases  63, 443-451.

Raimondo, J.V., Tomes, H., Irkle, A., Kay, L., Kellaway, L., Markram, H., Millar, R.P. & Akerman, C.J. 2016. Tight coupling of astrocyte pH dynamics to epileptiform activity revealed by genetically encoded pH sensors.  Journal of Neuroscience, 36 (26), 7002-7013.

Reisinger, R.R., Gröcke, D.R., Lübcker, N., McClymont, E.L., Hoelzel, A.R. & de Bruyn, P.J.N.  2016.  Variation in the diet of killer whales Orcinus orca at Marion Island, Southern Ocean.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 549, 263-274.

Ripple, W.J., Chapron, G., Lopez-Bao, J.V, Durant, S.M., Macdonald, D.W., Lindsey, P.A. et al. 2016. Saving the world’s terrestrial megafauna. Bioscience. [vol and page numbers]

Robb, G.N., Woodborne, S. & Bennett, NC. 2016. Diet composition of two common mole-rat populations in arid and mesic environments in South Africa as determined by stable isotope analysis. Journal of Zoology. doi:10.1111/jzo.12378

Ryan, P.G., de Bruyn, P.J.N., Bester, M.N. 2016. Regional differences in plastic ingestion among Southern Ocean fur seals and albatrosses. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 104 (1-2), pp. 207-210.

Shapiro, J.T., Barbier, E. & Monadjem, A. 2016. First record of Streblidae, Raymondia alulata Speiser, 1908 (Diptera: Streblidae), in Swaziland and a review of the genus Raymondia and their hosts in Africa. Acta Chiropterologica 18: 249-268.

Shapiro, J.T. & Monadjem, A. 2016. Two new bat species for Swaziland and a revised list for the country. Mammalia 80: 353-35.

Smith, A., Schoeman, M.C., Keith, M., Erasmus, B.F.N., Monadjem, A., Moilaneng, A., Di Minin, E. 2016. Synergistic effects of climate and land-use change on representation of African bats in priority conservation areas. Ecological Indicators 69: 276-283.

Steenkamp, G., Boy, S.C., Van Staden, P.J. & Bester, M.N. 2016. How the cheetah’s specialised palate accommodates its abnormally large teeth. Journal of Zoology, London (In press).

Van der Weyde, L.K., Martin, G.B., & Paris, M.C.J. 2016. Monitoring stress in captive and free-ranging African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) using faecal glucocorticoid metabolites.  General and Comparative Endocrinology 226: 50-55.

Wege, M., Etienne, M-P., Oosthuizen, W.C., Reisinger, R.R., Bester, M.N. & De Bruyn, P.J.N. 2016. Trend changes in sympatric Subantarctic and Antarctic fur seal pup populations at Marion Island, Southern Ocean. Marine Mammal Science 32(3): 960–982.

Wege, M., Tosh, C.A., De Bruyn, P.J.N. & Bester, M.N. 2016. Cross-seasonal foraging site fidelity of Subantarctic fur seals: implications for marine conservation areas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 554: 225–239.

Wils, T.H., Robertson, I., Woodborne, S., Hall, G., Koprowski, M., & Eshetu, Z. 2016. Anthropogenic forging increases the water-use efficiency of African trees. Journal of Quaternary Science 31(4) 386-390.

Woodborne, S., Gandiwa, P., Hall, G. , Patrut, A. & Finch, J.  2016.  A regional stable carbon isotope dendro-climatology from the South African summer rainfall area.  Plos One 11(7): e0159361, 15 pages.

Zöttl, M., Vullioud, P., Mendonça,R., Ticó, M.T., Gaynor, D., Mitchell, A. & Clutton-Brock, T. 2016 Differences in cooperative behavior among Damaraland mole rats are consequences of an age-related polyethism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113(37) 10382-10387.


Arthur, B., Hindell, M., Bester, M.N., Trathan, P., Jonsen, I., Staniland, I., Oosthuizen, W.C., Wege, M. & Lea, M.A.  2015.  Return customers:  foraging site fidelity and the effect of environmental variability in wide-ranging Antarctic fur seals.  Plos One 10(3), e0120888 (19 pages).

Bader, E., Acacio, M. & Monadjem, A. 2015. The importance of water bodies for insectivorous bats in a Malagasy dry deciduous forest: A case example from Kirindy (CNFEREF). Malagasy Nature 9: 88-96.

Beeton, N.J., McMahon, C.R., Williamson, G.J., Potts, J., Bloomer, J., Bester, M.N., Forbes, L.K. & Johnson, C.N.  2015.  Using the spatial population abundance dynamics engine for conservation management.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6(12), 1407-1416.

Best, P.B., Elwen, S.H., Palsbøll, P.J., Thornton, M., Austin, E. & Vinding, K.  2015.  Possible non-offspring nursing in the southern right whale, Eubalaena australisJournal of Mammalogy 96(2), 405-416.

Best, P.B., Mate, B., and Lagerquist, B. 2015. Tag retention, wound healing and subsequent reproductive history of southern right whales following satellite tagging. Marine Mammal Science 31(2), 520-539.

Bester, C.L. & de Bruyn, P.J.N.  2015.  Simplifying photogrammetric analysis for assessment of large mammal mass: automated targeting and 3D model building.  The Photogrammetric Record 30(150), 227-241.

Biermann, L., Guinet, C., Bester, M., Brierley, A. & Boehme, L.  2015.  An alternative method for correcting fluorescence quenching.  Ocean Science 11, 83-91.

Braczkowski, A.R., Balme, G.A., Dickman, A., Macdonald, D.W., Johnson, P.J., Lindsey, P.A. & Hunter, L.T.B.  2015.  Rosettes, Remingtons and Reputation:  Establishing potential determinants of leopard (Panthera pardus) trophy prices across Africa.  African Journal of Wildlife Research 45(2), 158-168.

Braulik, G.T., Findlay, K., Cerchio, S., Baldwin, R. 2015. Assessment of the conservation status of the Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin (Sousa plumbea) using the IUCN red list criteria. Advances in Marine Biology, 72, pp. 119-141.

Cappelle, J., Caron, A., Servan de Almeida, R., Gil, P., Pedrono, M., Mundava, J., Fofana, B., Balanca, G., Dakouo, M., Ould el Mamy, A.B., Abolnik, C., Maminiaina, O.F., Cumming, G.S., De Visscher, M.N., Albina, E., Chevalier, V. & Gaidet, N.  2015.  Empirical analysis suggests continuous and homogeneous circulation of Newcastle disease virus in a wide range of wild bird species in Africa.  Epidemiology and Infection 143, 1292-1303.

Caron, A., Cappelle, J., Cumming, G.S., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M. & Gaidet, N. 2015. Bridge hosts, a missing link for disease ecology in multi-host systems. Veterinary Research 46: 83. doi 10.1186/s13567-015-0217-9.

Cumming, G.S., Abolnik, C., Caron, A., Gaidet, N., Grewar, J., Hellard, E., Henry, D. & Reynolds, C.  2015.  A social-ecological approach to landscape epidemiology: geographic variation and avian influenza.  Landscape Ecology 30, 963-985.

Dalerum, F. & Belton, L.  2014.  African ungulates recognize a locally extinct native predator.  Behavioral Ecology 26, 215-222.

Decher, J., Hoffmann, A., Schaer. J., Norris, RW., Kadjo, B., Astrin, J., Monadjem, A., & Hutterer, R. 2015. Bat Diversity in the Simandou Mountain Range of Guinea, with the description of a new white-winged vespertilionid. Acta Chiropeterologia 17(2): 255-282.

Evans, S.W., Monadjem, A., Roxburgh, L., McKechnie, A.E., Baker, L., Kizungu, R.B., Little, I.T., Matsvimbo, F., Mulwa, R.K.,  Mwizabi, D., Nalwanga, D., Ndang'ang'a, K. & Combrink, L.  2015. Current conservation status of the Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea, Sundevall 1850 in Africa. Ostrich 86(3): 195-211.

Fagir, D.M., Horak, I.G., Ueckermann, E.A., Bennett, N.C. & Lutermann, H.  2015.  Ectoparasite diversity in the eastern rock sengis (Elephantulus myurus): the effect of seasonality and host sex.  African Zoology 50(2), 109-117.

Flacke, G.L., Chambers, B.K., Martin, G.B. & Paris, M.C.J. 2015. The Pygmy Hippopotamus Choeropsis liberiensis (Morton, 1849): Bringing to Light Research Priorities for the Largely Forgotten, Smaller Hippo Species. Der Zoologische Garten, 84 (5-6), pp. 234-265.

Goodman, S.M., Rakotondramanana, C.F., Ramasindrazana, B., Kearney, T., Monadjem, A., Schoeman, M.C., Taylor, P.J., Naughton, K. & Appleton, B.  2015.  An integrative approach to characterize Malagasy bats of the subfamily Vespertilioninae Gray, 1821, with the description of a new species of HypsugoZoological Journal of the Linnean Society 173, 988-1018.

Gridley, T., Nastasi, A., Kriesell, H.J. & Elwen, S.H.  2015.  The acoustic repertoire of wild common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Walvis Bay, Namibia.  Bioacoustics 24(2), 153-174.

James, B.S., Bester, M.N., Penry, G.S., Gennari, E. & Elwen, S.H.  2015.  Abundance and degree of residency of humpback dolphins Sousa plumbea in Mossel Bay, South Africa.  African Journal of Marine Science 37(3), 383-394.

Jordaan, R.K., McIntyre, T., Somers, M.J. & Bester, M.N. 2015. An assessment of spatial and temporal variation in the diet of Cape clawless otters (Aonyx capensis) in marine environments.  African Journal of Wildlife Research 45(3): 342-353.

Kane, A., Jackson, A.L., Monadejem A., Colomer, MA &, Margalida, A. 2015. Carrion ecology modeling for vulture conservation: are vulture restaurants needed to sustain the densest breeding population of the African white-backed vulture?  Animal Conservation 1367-9430.

Kortenhoeven, C., Joubert, F., Bastos, A.D.S. & Abolnik, C. 2015. Virus genome dynamics under different propagation pressures: Reconstruction of whole genome haplotypes of West Nile viruses from NGS data. BMC Genomics 16, 118 doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1340-8

Le Grange, A., Bastos, A.D.S., Brettschneider, H. & Chimimba, C.T.  2015.  Evidence of a contact zone between two Rhabdomys dilectus (Rodentia: Muridae) mitotypes in Gauteng province, South Africa.  African Zoology 50(1), 63-68.

Li, Q., Millar, R.P., Clarke, I.J. & Smith, J.T.  2015.  Evidence that neurokinin B controls basal gonadotropin-releasing hormone secretion but is not critical for estrogen-positive feedback in sheep.  Neuroendocrinology 101, 161-174.

Lowther, A.D., Ahonen, H., Hofmeyr, G., Oosthuizen, W.C., de Bruyn, P.J.N., Lydersen, C. & Kovacs, K.M.  2015.  Reliability of VHF telemetry data for measuring attendance patterns of marine predators: a comparison with time depth recorder data.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 538, 249-256.

Lutermann, H., Medger, K. & Junker, K.  2015.  Endoparasites of the Eastern Rock Sengi (Elephantulus myurus) from South Africa.  Journal for Parasitology, 667-681.

MacLeod, K.J. & Clutton-Brock, T.H.  2015.  Low costs of allonursing in meerkats: mitigation by behavioural change?  Behavioral Ecology 26(3), 697-705.

MacLeod, K.J., McGhee, K.E. & Clutton-Brock, T.H.  2015.  No apparent benefits of allonursing for recipient offspring and mothers in the cooperatively breeding meerkat.  Journal of Animal Ecology 84, 1050-1058.

Maputla, N.W., Maruping, N.T., Chimimba, C.T. & Ferreira, S.M. 2015. Spatio-temporal separation between lions and leopards in the Kruger National Park and the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, South Africa. Global Ecology and Conservation, 3, pp. 693-706.

Marneweck, D., Cameron, E.Z., Ganswindt, A. & Dalerum, F.  2015.  Behavioural and endocrine correlates to the aardwolf mating system.  Mammalian Biology 80, 31-38.

Mayevu, N.M.I, Choe, H., Abagyan, R., Seong, J.Y., Millar, R.P., Kaz, A.A. & Flanagan, C.A.  2015.  Histidine 7.36 (305) in the conserved peptide receptor activation domain of the gonadotropin releasing hormone receptor couples peptide binding and receptor activation.  Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 402, 95-106.

McIntyre, T., Donaldson, A., Bester, M.N. 2015. Spatial and temporal patterns of changes in condition of southern elephant seals. Antarctic Science, 28 (2), pp. 81-90.

McIntyre, T. 2015. Animal telemetry: Tagging effects. Science, 349 (6248), pp. 596-597. (Letter)

McMamus, J.S., Dickman, A.J., Gaynor, D., Smuts, B.H. & Macdonald, D.W.  2015.  Dead or alive?  Comparing costs and benefits of lethal and non-lethal human-wildlife conflict mitigation on livestock farms.  Oryx, 49(4), 687-695.

Michel, A.L., Geoghegan, C., Hlokwe, T., Raseleka, K., Getz, W. & Marcotty, T.  2015.  Longevity of Mycobacterium bovis in raw and traditional souring milk as a function of storage temperature and dose.  Plos One 10(6), 12 pages.

Millar, R.P. 2015. New insights into GnRH neuron development, programming and regulation in health and disease. Neuroendocrinology, 102 (3), pp. 181-183.

Millar,R.P. & Babwah, A.V.  2015.  KISS1R: Hallmarks of an effective regulator of the neuroendocrine axis.  Neuroendocrinology 101, 193-210.

Minnaar, C., Boyles, J.G., Minnaar, I.A., Sole, C.L. & McKechnie, A.E.  2015.  Stacking the odds: light pollution may shift the balance in an ancient predator-prey arms race.  Journal of Applied Ecology 52, 522-531.

Monadjem, A., McCleery, R.A., & Collier, B. 2015. Patterns of survival and roost switching in an African insectivorous bat. Journal of Zoology 296, 15-22.

Moon, M.J., Lee, Y., Park, S., Reyes-Alcaraz, A., Hwang, J., Millar, R.P., Choe, H. & Seong, J.Y.  2015.  Ligand binding pocket formed by evolutionarily conserved residues in the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor core domain.  Journal of Biological Chemistry 290, 5696-5706.

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Viljoen, I.M., van Helden, P.D. & Millar, R.P.  2015.  Mycobacterium bovis infection in the lion (Panthera leo): Current knowledge, conundrums and research challenges.  Veterinary Microbiology 177, 252-260.

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Whitehead, T.O., Rollinson, D.P. & Reisinger, R.R.  2015.  Pseudostalked barnacles Xenobalanus globicipitis attached to killer whales Orcinus orca in South African waters.  Marine Biodiversity 45, 873-876.

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De Bruin, P.R., Medger, K., Bennett, N.C. & Ganswindt, A.  2014.  Assessment of reproductive function in southern African spiny mice (Acomys spinosissimus) using faeces as hormone matrix.  African Zoology 49(1), 44-53.

De Bruin, P.R., Ganswindt, A., Bennett, N.C. & Medger, K.  2014.  The pattern of ovulation in the southern African spiny mouse (Acomys spinosissimus).  Mammalian Biology 79, 318-324.

Elwen, S.H., Tonachella, N., Barendse, J., Collins, T., Best, P.B., Rosenbum, H.C., Leeney, R.H. & Gridley, T.  2014.  Humpback whales off Namibia: occurrence, seasonality, and a regional comparison of photographic catalogs and scarring.  Journal of Mammalogy 95(5), 1064-1076.

English, S., Bateman, A., Mares, R., Ozgul, A. & Clutton-Brock, T.  2014.  Maternal, social and abiotic environment effects on growth vary across life stages in a cooperative mammal.  Journal of Animal Ecology 83, 332-342.

Fagir, D.M., Ueckermann, E.A., Horak, I.G., Bennett, N.C. & Lutermann, H.  2014.  The Namaqua rock mouse (Micaelamys namaquensis) as a potential reservoir and host of arthropod vectors of diseases of medical and veterinary importance in South Africa.  Parasites & Vectors 7, 366   11 pages

Ferreira, I.M., Kasuya, T., Marsh, H. & Best, P.B.  2014.  False killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) from Japan and South Africa:  Differences in growth and reproduction.  Marine Mammal Science 30(1), 64-84.

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Grachev, P., Millar, R.P. & O’Byrne, K.T.  2014.  The role of neurokinin B signaling in reproductive neuroendocrinology. Neuroendocrinology 99, 7-17.

Gridley, T., Cockcroft, V.C., Hawkins, E.R., Lemon Blewitt, M., Morisaka, T. & Janik, V.M.  2014.  Signature whistle identification in free ranging populations of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops aduncus.  Marine Mammal Science 30(2), 512-527.

Haddad, W.A., Reisinger, R.R., Scott, T., Bester, M.N. & De Bruyn, P.J.N.  2014.  Multiple occurrences of king penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) sexual harassment by Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella). Polar Biology 38(5): 741-746.

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