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Wood, P.A.; Foggin, D.C.; Naude, T.W., 1997. Suspected calcium oxalate raphide irritation in a black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) due to ingestion of Xanthosoma mafaffa. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 68 (1): 2

Location: Africa - Southern Africa - Zimbabwe
Subject: Morphology - Size
Species: Black Rhino

Original text on this topic:
We wish to record a case of buccal irritation in a black rhinoceros, 'Chewore', due to chewing of Xanthosoma mafaffa at the Tashinga Camp, Matusadona National Park, Kariba, Zimbabwe, on 27 April 1995. The rhinoceros was approximately 12 months old and weighed 385 kg.

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