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Liesowska, A., 2015. Sasha, the world's only baby woolly rhino is 34,000 years old, say scientists. The Siberian Times 8 September 2015: 1-11, 12 figures
Thapa, R., 2016. Poaching statistics of Rhinoceros unicornis in Chitwan National Park, Nepal: A review. International Journal of Applied and Natural Sciences 5 (3) April-May: 29-34, 2 figures
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, 2015. Annual report 2015. Kenya: LWC: pp. 1-24
ODonoghue, P. et al., 2016. Real-time anti-poaching tags could help prevent imminent species extinctions. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 5-10
Wedd, L., 2011. I lassoed rhinos with a rope (1959). Old Africa no. 34: 5-7
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Aging rhino calves by LHofstra
This is exactly what I have been looking for thank you so much! These drawings are perfect, the only photos I could find were terrible quality photos in 2 research papers! You have made my day!
Interaction between Black and Wh... by Keryn
I have seen the two species of rhino meeting like this a few times before in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. There was not any aggression and the met calmly head to head, smelled each other and moved off calmly. They actually would...
Now 20,000 by abithesalmon
Congratulations Dr Rookmaaker. I love the new look website. I would like to inform you that the 'administrator' contact link is broken on your links page. I would like to get a rhino organisation linked to that page. Please...
Help locating Dakari by Kees
Thanks. According to the 2011 studbook of white rhinos in captivity, Dakari (no.1594) has been in the Wild Animal Park of the San Diego zoo since December 2009 and she should still be there. Go and have a look at her when you have a...
Rhino-hide chemical composition by ehaa
What chemical molecular species comprise the top layer of rhino hide? (Besides dirt or other contamination. ) I hope this is an easy question for the expert biologists to help me get started! Many thanks, Eric
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