Natural History Museum Of Zimbabwe

Arnoldia Vol 1

Table of Contents

The extent to which duiker horns could be used as a field criteria for rough age classes in duiker.

The description of the female of Sympetrum dilatatum (Calvert) from St Helena

Additional bat specimens added to the Museum collection, Zimbabwe

Additional records of Acraea mirifica and Papilio dardanus cenea recorded from Mwinilunga, Zambia and Inyanga, Zimbabwe

Description of new subspecies Platysaurus intermedius blakei

Excavation of the Dombozanga Rock Shelter in the Karroo sandstones along the Mtetengwe River, Beit Bridge which contains Later Stone Age material. Material is typical of the Southern Rhodesian Magosian,…

In 1963 the tsetse fly (Glossina moristans) had moved into areas of Acacia woodland in the Maun area. Elimination of these flies included spraying the area with Dieldrex followed with…

The wide spread Scrub Robin, Erythropygia leucophrys is found in Acacia and lightly wooded savannas of Africa and has a large number of geographical races. This paper is a revision…

There is evidence that in the Rock Art paintings in Zimbabwe and Zambia that the painters of the Later Stone Age were in contact with the Iron Age people. This…

This paper is made up of a series of small articles written after examination of all known copies of rock art in Zimbabwe by various workers in the field. It…

With the rapid increase of interest in wildlife for aesthetic and commercial values lead to the demand for a better understanding of its distribution. This paper is a preliminary assessment…

A small Phyllopod fossil, Pseudestheria welleri, collected from the Upper Karroo System in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia) is described.

Roan, Hippotragus equinus, and Sable Antelope, Hippotragus niger, which were studied in 3 Tsetse control hunting areas in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), are both almost exclusive grazers of perennial grasses. These…

This is the detailed report of figures sleeping under skins or blankets recorded in Rock Art in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)

The preorbital, pedal and preputial glands on Sharpe's grysbok, Raphicerus sharpei are discussed. A short note on the mammae of Ourebia ourebi is also included.

Some aspects of the life history and behaviour of the Banded Mongoose, Mungos mungo, are presented. These are based on field observations and data from a pair of animals kept…

Observations are recorded on the courtship and copulation behaviour in three different family family groups of warthog seen in Wankie National Park . Two cases of pre-courtship fighting are also…

In order to feed a Lanner Falcon it was necessary to provide a diet containing roughage in the form of the feathered carcasses of birds. The Red-eyed Dove, Streptopelia semitorquata,…

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