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Wallach, J.D., 1969. Hand-rearing and observations of a white rhinoceros Diceros s. simus. International Zoo Yearbook 9: 103-104, tables 1-2

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

Original text on this topic:
In mid October of 1965 a female White rhino Diceros s. simus and a known 21 day old female calf were immobilised with M-99, hyoscine, and acetyl promazine, tagged and translocated into Umfolozi Game Reserve from tilled land because of damage they were causing to fences.
At the Game Reserve the calf failed to rejoin its mother during an observed time of 24 hours, probably from a combination of exhaustion and residual drug efflects, so it was decided to attempt to hand-rear the rejected calf.
At the age of five and one-half months, the baby rhino was moved to a larger pen where she continued to do well. At seven months of age she was transported to Queen Elizabeth Park in Pietermaritzburg where she still lives.

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