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Title: Das Wild des Okawangogebietes und des Caprivizipfels
Author(s): Wilhelm, J.H.
Year published: 1950
Journal: Journal of the South-West Africa Scientific Society
Volume: 7
Pages: 1-7
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Africa - Southern Africa - Angola
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
Found in S.E. Angola from time to time at the source of the Lubia, tributary of the middle Kwando. On the Lohandungu, on the upper Lujana and its tributaries the Lomgi with Tondo and Lomuma, and the thronbush jungle to the south of this up to 60 km NW of Andara. A population of about 500 animal...
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Ecology - Habitat
Black Rhino
In the rainy season the rhino live in the fields, when the pans dry up they return to the rivers.
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Africa - Southern Africa - Angola
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
In Tondo area, a population of estimated 500 animals.
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Africa - Southern Africa - Angola
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
The animal occurs also in S.E. Angola near the source of the Lubia (tributary of the middle Kwando), from time to time.
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Distribution - Records
White Rhino
The occurrence of the white rhinoceros is questionable.
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Names in vernacular
Black Rhino
Fume
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Morphology
Black Rhino
Namibia. The ears are often marked and scratched by the thorn bushes.
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Behaviour - Senses
Black Rhino
Hearing is exceptional, they hear the least noise in a thorn bush and this will occasion flight.
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Reproduction
Black Rhino
Namibia. The young sucks for 2 years and often stays with the mother for 3-4 years, even though the mother no longer provides milk.
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Diseases - Parasites
African Rhino Species
The rhino is host to a special tick, Dermatocentes rhinocerotes, of which males and females have different colours. There is also a tick with coloured legs, Hyalomma aegyptium. there are large numbers of 'draadwormen' in the stomach of a female and also a very large kind of larva of Gastrus.
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