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Schaffer, N.E.; Beehler, B.A., 1988. Overview of procedures and results of semen collection from ambulatory rhinoceroses. Proceedings of the AAZPA Annual Conference 1988: 273-279, tables 1-5

Location: World
Subject: Reproduction - Management methods
Species: All Rhino Species

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Rhinoceroses have been anesthesized for electroejaculation, but unanesthetized rhinoceroses have been successfully electroejaculated with both rectal probe and hand-held ring electrodes. As with rectal massage, this stimulation produced seminal emission into the posterior urethra. Semen was then retrieved only after penile stimulation. These fluids also had higher sperm counts than penile stimulation alone. Electroejaculation has been minimally used in the rhinoceros and with further development and improvement, it may become an effective method in the unanesthetized rhinoceros.

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