Giraffe bed and breakfast: Camera traps reveal Tanzanian yellow-billed oxpeckers roosting on their large mammalian hosts

Meredith S. Palmer, Craig Packer

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)882-884
Number of pages3
JournalAfrican Journal of Ecology
Volume56
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2018

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Funding Information:
The authors thank D. Rosengren and I. Munuo for maintaining the camera traps in Tanzania, Zooniverse for hosting ?Snapshot Serengeti?, >70,000 online volunteers for classifying the images (complete list at www.snapshotserengeti.org/#/authors), the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute and Tanzania National Parks for research permission, and the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (http://www.msi.umn.edu) for contributing to data storage/processing and analysis. This study was supported by NSF DEB #1020479, NSF GRFP #00039202, and National Geographic explorer grants.

Funding Information:
The authors thank D. Rosengren and I. Munuo for maintaining the camera traps in Tanzania, Zooniverse for hosting “Snapshot Serengeti”, >70,000 online volunteers for classifying the images (complete list at www.snapshotserengeti.org/#/authors), the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute and Tanzania National Parks for research permission, and the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (http://www.msi. umn.edu) for contributing to data storage/processing and analysis. This study was supported by NSF DEB #1020479, NSF GRFP #00039202, and National Geographic explorer grants.

Keywords

  • buffalo
  • camera trap
  • eland
  • giraffe
  • oxpecker
  • roosting

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