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Vos, V. de, 1975. Death due to volvulus in a white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum from the Kruger National Park. Koedoe 18: 199-202, fig. 1

Location: World
Subject: Anatomy - Internal organs
Species: All Rhino Species

Original text on this topic:
Taxonomically the rhinoceros is allied to the horse. A similar lay-out of the lower alimentary system corroborates this idea. The lower alimentary canal of the rhino consists of a big J-shaped stomach, a tortuous small intestine and a caecum forming a large cul-de-sac inter-calated between the small intestine and colon, which also is of extensive dimensions.

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