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Basel Zoo; Wirz-Hlavacek, G.; Zschokke, S.; Studer, P., 1999. International studbook for the greater one-horned rhinoceros, Rhinoceros unicornis (Linne, 1758), 10th edition. Basel, Zoologischer Garten, pp. 1-50

Location: Captive
Subject: Morphology - Size
Species: Indian Rhino

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Captive population. Offspring that died had a lower birth weight than survivors. Offsprting with birth weight below 57 kg died. The weight seems to be influenced by the parousity of the mother; first-born offspirng have on average a lower birth weight (56.5 kg) than later-born ones (67.8 kg). First-born offspring had higher mortality (39.5 %) than later-born (18.7 %).

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