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Hofmeyr, M., 1998. Comparison of four different radiotransmitter attachments on black rhino in Madikwe Game Reserve. Pachyderm 26: 14-24, figs. 1-6, table 1

Location: Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Subject: Distribution - Records
Species: Black Rhino

Original text on this topic:
In June 1996 nine black rhinos were translocated from Pilanesberg National Park to Madikwe Game Reserve - both protected areas are situated in the North West Province of South Africa.
In October 1996 ten black rhinos were translocated from Umfolozi Game Reserve in Kwazulu-Natal to Madikwe Game Reserve.
In August 1997 another five female black rhinos were introduced from the Umfolozi/ Hluhluwe Park in Kwazulu Natal.
The North West Parks Board is committed to conserving black rhinos in its parks. Madikwe was recently established and considered to be ideal for black rhino introductions because of its large size and suitable rhino habitat. The management of Madikwe Game Reserve accepted that intense post release monitoring is essential for the long-term management of the black rhino population, and failures and successes must be documented for future reference to improve continuously our knowledge and efficiency with black rhino translocations.
Names of individuals given in table
Totolina; Hansa; Hughey; Buglehorn; 3 unnamed females, all died within one week of relase; Maoka; Champion; Tholo; George; Mpofu; Mmapinda; Kwezi; Zondo; Punana; Ester.

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