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Supporting methods and results of avian water use in the Kalahari Desert

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3167v1/supp-1

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests. Stephan Woodborne is an employee of iThemba LABS.

Author Contributions

Ben Smit conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

Stephan Woodborne contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Blair O Wolf conceived and designed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Andrew E McKechnie conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

University of Pretoria’s Animal Use and Care Committee (clearance #EC058-09)

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Department of Environment and Nature Conservation (FAUNA 721/2010)

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Figshare

doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.5313910

https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5313910.v1

Funding

This research was supported by funding from National Research Foundation and the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute to AEM. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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