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File AvailableZukowsky, L. 1924 Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Saeugetiere der noerdlichen Teile Deutsch-Suedwestafrikas unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung des Grosswildes. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 90A (1): 29-164, figs. 1-12, 1 text-fig., table 1
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Behaviour - Daily Routine
Black Rhino
The Kaoko rhino, observed for long periods by Steinhardt, all undertook more or less long wanderings, apparently according to the seasons. For instance, the rhinos which sometimes appear near Outjo come from the middle Ugab region, and the two animals living near Orusewa go to the neighbourhood ...
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File AvailableZukowsky, L. 1924 Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Saeugetiere der noerdlichen Teile Deutsch-Suedwestafrikas unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung des Grosswildes. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 90A (1): 29-164, figs. 1-12, 1 text-fig., table 1
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Behaviour - Towards Man
Black Rhino
According to Steinhardt, the Kaoko rhino is less prone to attack than the East African rhino. It would usually be happy just to scare away its enemy. When it loses the smell, it continues to run. Strangely, the Kaoko rhino would attack with raised horns, after it has lowered its head twice bef...
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File AvailableZukowsky, L. 1924 Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Saeugetiere der noerdlichen Teile Deutsch-Suedwestafrikas unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung des Grosswildes. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 90A (1): 29-164, figs. 1-12, 1 text-fig., table 1
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Ecology - Habitat
Black Rhino
Kaokoveld, Namibia. The Kaoko rhino likes to live in mountainous areas, where it can wander with great speed.
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File AvailableZukowsky, L. 1924 Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Saeugetiere der noerdlichen Teile Deutsch-Suedwestafrikas unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung des Grosswildes. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 90A (1): 29-164, figs. 1-12, 1 text-fig., table 1
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Ecology - Food
Black Rhino
Kaokoveld, Namibia. The Kaoko rhino would also eat grass, and it does not try to remove the earth from the stumps of grass. The East African rhino would only eat bushes.
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File AvailableZukowsky, L. 1924 Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Saeugetiere der noerdlichen Teile Deutsch-Suedwestafrikas unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung des Grosswildes. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 90A (1): 29-164, figs. 1-12, 1 text-fig., table 1
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Morphology - Size
Black Rhino
However, in the Hukwefeld, the rhino is the same size as the East African Opsiceros species, therefore larger than O. occidentalis, a height at the shoulders of about 1.60 m and a body length of 3.50 m.
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File AvailableZukowsky, L. 1924 Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Saeugetiere der noerdlichen Teile Deutsch-Suedwestafrikas unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung des Grosswildes. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 90A (1): 29-164, figs. 1-12, 1 text-fig., table 1
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Morphology - Size
Black Rhino
J.H. Wilhelm formerly owned an anterior horn of a large male with a length of 25 cm and a diameter of 9 cm at the root.
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File AvailableZukowsky, L. 1924 Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Saeugetiere der noerdlichen Teile Deutsch-Suedwestafrikas unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung des Grosswildes. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 90A (1): 29-164, figs. 1-12, 1 text-fig., table 1
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Morphology - Size
Black Rhino
However, in the Hukwefeld, the rhino is the same size as the East African Opsiceros species, therefore larger than O. occidentalis, a height at the shoulders of about 1.60 m and a body length of 3.50 m.
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File AvailableZukowsky, L. 1922 Vorlaeufige Mitteilung ueber eine neue Art des Spitzschnauz-Nashorns aus Sudwest-Afrika.. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 88A (7): 162-163
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Taxonomy
Black Rhino
Opsiceros occidentalis spec.nov.
Typus aus dem Kaokofeld-Kunene Gebiet. No. 40056 des Nat.Mus. Hamburg. % jun., ca. 3 2 Jahre alt. Skelett u. Fell gesammelt von Carl Hagenbeck. Lebte 10 VII 1914 - 15 X 1916 in Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark.
Allgemeine Kennzeichen. Viel kleiner als O. bicorn...
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File AvailableZukowsly, L. 1922 Wissenschaftliche Bemerkungen uber das Wild des Kaokofeldes: pp. i-xxv

In: Steinhardt, J. Vom wehrhaften Riesen und seinem Reiche. Hamburg, Berlin, Leipzig: Alster-Verlag: pp. 1-224
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African Rhino Species
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Kaufmann, H.W. 1916 Meine Erlebnisse in Deutsch-Sudwestafrika 1913-1916: Tagebuchblatter. Bonn, Johs. Schergens, pp. 1-112
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
Elephant and rhino are found further to the north in the Kaokofeld up to the Portuguese border.
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