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Pollok, F.W.T. (not signed), 1874. Records of sport in Assam (part 13). Oriental Sporting Magazine 7 (76, April): 155-162
Crosta, A. et al., 2017. Grinding rhino: an undercover investigation on rhino horn trafficking in China and Vietnam. Los Angeles, Elephant Action League, pp. 1-95
Aflalo, F.G, 1912. A book of the wilderness and jungle. London, Partridge
Parks, F., 1851. Asiatic gallery, Baker Street bazar, Portman Square. Grand moving diorama of Hindostan. London, Asiatic Gallery
Zatushevskyy, A. et al., 2016. Representativeness of the mammalian collection of the Zoological Museum of Lviv University. Proceedings of the Theriological School 14: 41-48
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Black Rhino head length by AmaMenecSculptor
I'm a wildlife sculptor starting several new pieces for Paignton Zoo in the UK. I'm planning to make two life sized heads of both black and white rhinos, as naturalistic as possible, and specifically not to look like...
Indian rhino experts needed for... by sguy
Hello, I am doing a story on Indian rhinos in Kaziranga for Mongabay. Can you please contact me if you have expertise to share? sguy (at) cybernex (dot) net Must hear back in the next few days. Thank you, Sharon
Medicating baby rhino by rhinorhodes
We have a 3.5 month old baby rhino who needs meds. At this age it's so hard to get them to take anything. We have tried banana, yoghurt, pellet balls etc. Anyone got any solutions I could try? Thank you
chutes for inmobilize rhinos by Tina Risch
Hi everyone, we at Erfurt Zoo/Germany also want to built a rhino chute for Training (ultrasound, blood,...). Could you please help me with some Pictures to get my brain moving Thanks Tina
Ratu gives birth by Kees
Exciting news from Way Kambas, Sumatra. Ratu delivered a girl baby on 12 May 2016 at 4.42 am. Here is the IRF press release: LAMPUNG, Indonesia The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) is pleased to announce the birth of a female...
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