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Rainey, P.J., 1913. Excitement of battles with wild beasts of Africa told by hunter. The Sunday Portland Oregonian newspaper Portland, Oregon, May 11th: 12
Coryndon, R.T., 1894. Great White Rhinoceros [from the Pall Mall Budget]. The Sun newspaper, Sunday May 6th New York, N.Y.: 8
Kalinovsky, P.F. et al., 1994. The first findings of Coelodonta antiquitatis remains in the Murava deposits in the Zapadnaya Dvina basin [In Russian]. Doklady of the Academy of Sciences of Belarus 38 (3): 94-98, 2 figures, 1 table
García-Fernández, D., 2015. Acerorhinus tetradactylum Lartet, 1837 (Rhinocerotidae), Mioceno Medio, Ca N’albinyana. Monte Catano 16: 9-45, 4 figs, 5 tabs, 1 Pl, Museu Municipal de Montcada i Reixac
Jokela, T., 2016. Mesowear of Late Miocene large herbivorous mammals from the Pikermian fauna of Greece and Iran - Dietary and ecological implications. Proc. of the First Inter. Meeting of Early-stage Researchers in Paleontology “New Perspectives, on the Evolution of the Phanerozoic Biotas and Ecosystems”, Apunte (Valencia, Spain), 13th-16th April 2016: p. 102
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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...
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...
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