Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/19367
Title: Dietary Study of Free-Ranging Dogs in Rural Zimbabwe
Contributor(s): Butler, James R A (author); Brown, Wendy (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2016
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/19367
Abstract: Food intakes and feeding behaviors were quantified in 16 radio-collared, free-ranging dogs. Anthropogenic resources accounted for 87.5% of the diet, mostly independently scavenged. The most frequently eaten item was sadza (maize-meal porridge) followed by human feces. Human feces was more consistently available than carrion and of higher protein content than sadza.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Source of Publication: 5th Canine Science Forum Proceedings, p. 132-132
Publisher: Padova University Press
Place of Publication: Padua, Italy
Field of Research (FOR): 070203 Animal Management
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://www.csf2016.com
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