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the White Rhinoceros and the Nile Rhinoceros. In Asia, the Indian Rhinoceros, the Javan Rhinoceros and the Sumatran Rhinoceros. All threatened with extinction. Also all publications on many fossil rhinos across the world. View the Galleria of Emilio Gargioni - rhinos in modern art.

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In Memoriam
It is with deep sadness that we have learned of the passing of Sandy Rookmaaker on the 17th September 2016. Sandy left behind her three children, seven grandchildren and loving husband Kees Rookmaaker, the director and chief editor of the RRC.

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Literature
The RRC has 20.809 references with 20.490 downloadable PDFs.
Latest References 
Rookmaaker, L.C. et al., 2016. New literature in the Rhino Resource Center. Electronic Newsletter of the Rhino Resource Center no. 45 (December): 1-18
Rookmaaker, L.C., 2016. The zoological contributions of Andrew Smith (17971872) with an annotated bibliography and a numerical analysis of newly described animal species. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 2016: 1-69 - http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0035919X.2016.1230078
Dutta, D.K. et al., 2016. Seasonal variations in food plant preferences of reintroduced Rhinos Rhinoceros unicornis (Mammalia: Perrissodactyla: Rhinocerotidae) in Manas National Park, Assam, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8 (13): 95259536
International Rhino Keeper Association, 2016. Various notes - Announcing the next workshop in Denver. The Crash November 2016: 1-14
Kutilek, C., 2016. Keeper professional development program. The Crash November 2016: 2
Latest Forum Contributions 
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...
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...
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