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File AvailableArdů, B.; Mc Lean, D. 2000 Amori impossibili ?. Il Venerdě di Repubblica 43 (2000): 133-135, 2 fotographs.
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African Rhino Species
Amori impossibili ? Certainly, there is the rub ... This popular article speaks about a love-story between a female of rhinoceros and a male of elephant at Mutare (Zimbabwe) in captivity.
Another analogous love-story between rhinoceros/elephant happened in the Pilanesberg Park (South Africa) i...
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File AvailableHowland, H.C.; Howland, M.; Murphy, C.J. 1993 Refractive state of the rhinoceros. Vision Research 33 (18): 2649-2651, fig. 1
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Refractive state of rhinoceros. Rhinoceroses are often thought to be myopic. Typical is the view expressed in this quotation from Jurassic Park (Creighton, 1990) in describing the visual capabilities of Tricaterops: 'They're nearsighted, like the rhinos of today, and they tend to be surprised b...
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File AvailableSkinner, J.D.; Smithers, R.H.N. 1990 The mammals of the southern African subregion, new edition. Pretoria, University of Pretoria, pp. i-xxxii, 1-771
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White rhinoceros have poor sight but acute senses of smell and hearing. The ears which can be rotated independently, orientate quickly to face any strange sound and move continually, even when the individual is apparently asleep.
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File AvailableSkinner, J.D.; Smithers, R.H.N. 1990 The mammals of the southern African subregion, new edition. Pretoria, University of Pretoria, pp. i-xxxii, 1-771
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White rhinoceros have poor sight but acute senses of smell and hearing. They respond more readily to moving objects, which are only discerned at ranges of 10-25 m, than to those at rest.
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File AvailableSkinner, J.D.; Smithers, R.H.N. 1990 The mammals of the southern African subregion, new edition. Pretoria, University of Pretoria, pp. i-xxxii, 1-771
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White rhinoceros have poor sight but acute senses of smell and hearing. Owen-Smith (1973) recorded that when downwind, they respond with alertness to human scent at about 0,8 km, and continually investigate odours when moving.
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File AvailableNardelli, F. 1985 The Sumatran Rhinoceros Project. Help Newsletter, Port Lympne 7: 4-8, figs. 1-2
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Verdicts on the rhino's hearing range from acute to rather poor, though most writers agree that it has a well-developed sense of smell, on which it must rely to help compensate for less good sight.
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File AvailableNardelli, F. 1985 The Sumatran Rhinoceros Project. Help Newsletter, Port Lympne 7: 4-8, figs. 1-2
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Verdicts on the rhino's hearing range from acute to rather poor, though most writers agree that it has a well-developed sense of smell, on which it must rely to help compensate for less good sight.
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File AvailableBanks, E. 1978 Mammals from Borneo. Brunei Museum Journal 4 (2): 165-227, pls. 1-14
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Sumatran Rhino
The sight is said to be poor, the hearing fair.
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File AvailableBanks, E. 1978 Mammals from Borneo. Brunei Museum Journal 4 (2): 165-227, pls. 1-14
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Sumatran Rhino
The large, odd shaped head is mostly full of nasal bones which give the Rhino a particularly well developed sense of smell.
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File AvailableBanks, E. 1978 Mammals from Borneo. Brunei Museum Journal 4 (2): 165-227, pls. 1-14
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The sight is said to be poor, the hearing fair.
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