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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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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
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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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File AvailableFischer, A. 1914 Menschen und Tiere in Deutsch-Sudwest. Stuttgart and Berlin, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, pp. i-vi, 1-294
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
In Koes, on the southern edge of the Kalahari, I was shown bones and horns, found in quicksand, a certain evidence that the animal once lived here. About 1840, the first men had come to live here, Orlam from the Karas mountains and Berseba. They built huts on the dunes, and compelled the game t...
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File AvailableFischer, A. 1914 Menschen und Tiere in Deutsch-Sudwest. Stuttgart and Berlin, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, pp. i-vi, 1-294
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Distribution - Records
White Rhino
The white rhinoceros could resist the onslought by firearms even less than the elephant. Its size, 2.5 m height, 4 m length, was no protection and the double horns on its nose was no longer a weapon. It was exterminated without battle. That was a short history. The white rhinoceros was alread...
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File AvailableFischer, A. 1914 Menschen und Tiere in Deutsch-Sudwest. Stuttgart and Berlin, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, pp. i-vi, 1-294
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
In the north east, along the Okavango, the rhinoceros still lives, in a small number. A few place names are all that we have to remember them. Bteween Otjimbingue and Karibib is Okangava, the place of the black rhinoceros. About this we read in Johanna Gertze, the first Herero author, in 1858 ...
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