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Title: Big game hunting and adventure 1887-1936
Author(s): Daly, M.
Year published: 1937
Publisher: London, MacMillan
Volume: -
Pages: pp. i-xi, 1-322
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Africa - Western Africa - Chad
Distribution - Status
White Rhino
In French Equatorial Africa while I was there, owing to the prevailing high prices offered for the horns, many thousands of those great brutes were slaughtered. Some French hunters, employing as many as fifty armed cap-and-powder native hunters and many more with modern rifles, would set out aft...
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Species:
Africa - Eastern Africa - Sudan
Distribution - Records
White Rhino
In the southern portions of Africa this beast is now very rare, but in the southern parts of the Sudan and northeast Belgian Congo they are still plentiful.
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World
Taxonomy - Taxa
African Rhino Species
The so-called white rhino (Ceratotherium simus) is much the same colour as the black rhino, and I have seen some black rhinos actually lighter than they are. There is a great difference, however, between the two, the white rhino being much bigger and heavier, with a much bigger head even in prop...
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Location:
Subject:
Species:
World
Taxonomy - Taxa
African Rhino Species
The so-called white rhino (Ceratotherium simus) is much the same colour as the black rhino, and I have seen some black rhinos actually lighter than they are. There is a great difference, however, between the two, the white rhino being much bigger and heavier, with a much bigger head even in prop...
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Location:
Subject:
Species:
Africa - Eastern Africa - Sudan
Distribution - Records
White Rhino
In the southern portions of Africa this beast is now very rare, but in the southern parts of the Sudan and northeast Belgian Congo they are still plentiful.
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Species:
Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
In the Tsavo country, while after a very big bull elephant, I happened to come across a well-known white hunter from Nairobi after the same elephant, and carrying a big double .577. As our safaris were both moving up along the Tsavo River to a point where each would turn his own way according to ...
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Species:
Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
One evening, camped on the banks of the Upper T'savo River, I had another chance to study the black rhino by night.
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Location:
Subject:
Species:
Africa - Western Africa
Distribution - Records
White Rhino
In French Equatorial Africa while I was there, owing to the prevailing high prices offered for the horns, many thousands of those great brutes were slaughtered. Some French hunters, employing as many as fifty armed cap-and-powder native hunters and many more with modern rifles, would set out aft...
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Location:
Subject:
Species:
Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
The long thin-horned rhino are always found in thick bush or forest country where the rainfall is plentiful, the soil deep and moist at fairly high altitudes, such as west and north Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains of Kenya Colony and such country. In the hard low country of scrub-thorn and grav...
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Location:
Subject:
Species:
Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
Morphology - Horn
African Rhino Species
Indeed, a long-horned rhino could not live in the low hard country, if only on account of its long horn, as the long thin horn could never dig up the necessary root food in the hard ground. It would be like a man trying to dig with his bare hands in a hard ant-heap in the desert for apples. The...
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