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Title: Effect of capture and immobilization on boma adaptation in free-ranging white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Author(s): Miller, M.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Buss, P.
Year published: 2022
Journal: Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Volume: 58 (4)
Pages: 816-824 -
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Africa - Southern Africa
White Rhino
Ninety-six white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) were captured between February and October 2009–2011 in Kruger National Park, South Africa and placed in boma confinement before translocation. Of these, 19 rhinoceros did not adapt to the bomas and required early release (n=18) or died (n=1). T...

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