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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
Distribution - Records
Black Rhino
Opsiceros occidentalis
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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
Names in vernacular
African Rhino Species
Tschukurru
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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
Names in vernacular
Black Rhino
Ke
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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 rhino destroys its dung by using the soles of its hind feet, with which its throws its dung backwards and makes it very small. On the dung piles it makes deep furrows. The dung is so much crumbed that it is almost invisible to the eye. Under special occasions, when it is in a hurry, the rh...
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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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