Camelopardalis


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Camelopardalis

(kă-mel-ŏ-par -dă-liss) (Giraffe) A large inconspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere near Ursa Major, its brightest stars being of 4th magnitude. It contains the prototype of the Z Camelopardalis dwarf novae stars. Abbrev.: Cam; genitive form: Camelopardalis; approx. position: RA 6h, dec +70°; area: 757 sq deg.

Camelopardalis

[ka‚mel·ə′pärd·əl·əs]
(astronomy)
Latin name for the Giraffe constellation of the northern hemisphere. Abbreviated Cam; Caml. Also known as Camelopardus; Giraffe.
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Fennessy, "Home range and seasonal movements of Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis in the northern Namib Desert," African Journal of Ecology, vol.
On April 19 of this year, (http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-endangered-species-act-protection-sought-giraffes) five major wildlife protection groups petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to list the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) as an endangered species.
This ordinance had provisions to (1) specify and protect certain birds and animals, (2) stipulate times and seasons within which it was prohibited to kill, pursue, or shoot game without a license, and (3) classify some animals as royal game and restrict people from hunting or capturing them, for example, elephant (Loxodonta africana), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), white rhino (Ceratotherium simum), kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), and ostrich (Struthio camelus) [7, 68].
Found in different parts of the African continent, these peaceful herbivores were originally classified as the 'Giraffa camelopardalis' species.
The scientists categorised four species of the animal: the southern giraffe (Giraffa giraffa), the Masai giraffe (Giraffa tippelskirchi), the reticulated giraffe (Giraffa reticulata), and the northern giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis).
Voyager 1 will drift within 9.3 trillion miles of the Camelopardalis constellation or in real terms about as close as you get to a decent sandwich at the services.
Tonatiuh se encuentra a 333 anos luz de la Tierra, en la constelacion Camelopardalis, la cual esta situada en el hemisferio norte, entre las constelaciones de Auriga y las osas Mayor y Menor.
The reticulated giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis Reticulata) is the tallest mammal in the world, growing up to 5,5min height and is among the most well-known of thenine giraffe subspecies.
Otobius megnini parasitizes domesticated animals, such as cattle, as well as native and exotic wildlife (Becklund, 1968) such as Addax nasomaculatus (addax), Oryx gazella (gemsbok), Tragelaphus angasii (nyala), Hippotragus niger (sable antelope), Giraffa camelopardalis (giraffe), and Equus quagga (zebras).
* The Effects of Human Activities on Habitat Quality for Maasai Giraffes (Giraffa Camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Osupuko and Olepolos Wildlife Sanctuaries