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Rookmaaker, L.C. et al., 2016. New literature in the Rhino Resource Center. Electronic Newsletter of the Rhino Resource Center no. 44 (September): 1-24
Rookmaaker, L.C., 2016. The correct name of the south-central black rhinoceros is Diceros bicornis keitloa (A.Smith, 1836). African Zoology 51 (2): 117-119
Rookmaaker, L.C., 2016. On the alleged presence of the two-horned Sumatran rhinoceros and the one-horned Javan rhinoceros in the himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. Pachyderm 57: 116-117
White, S.E., 1912. The rambunctious rhino. The American Magazine 75 (1) November: 55-60, 3 plates
Bryden, H.A., 1894. The extermination of great game of South Africa. Fortnightly Review 62 [n.s. 56] October: 538-551
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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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