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File AvailableDaly, M. 1937 Big game hunting and adventure 1887-1936. London, MacMillan, pp. i-xi, 1-322
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Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
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Black Rhino
Many hold that the rhino is very poor-sighted. But take the following facts and consider whether their sight can really be as poor as made out, particularly by night. I was camped in the bush down in the lower Wakamba country among the thorn-trees growing very close together, trunks only some s...
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File AvailablePeacock, E.H. 1933 A game book for Burma & adjoining territories. London, H.F. and G. Witherby, pp. 1-292
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Asia - South East Asia - Myanmar (Burma)
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Sumatran Rhino
The senses of smell and hearing are very good.
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File AvailablePeacock, E.H. 1933 A game book for Burma & adjoining territories. London, H.F. and G. Witherby, pp. 1-292
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Asia - South East Asia - Myanmar (Burma)
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Sumatran Rhino
The senses of smell and hearing are very good. I once watched a female rhinoceros in her wallow for nearly a quarter of an hour: she was plainly sensible of the very softest sounds.
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File AvailablePeacock, E.H. 1933 A game book for Burma & adjoining territories. London, H.F. and G. Witherby, pp. 1-292
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Asia - South East Asia - Myanmar (Burma)
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Sumatran Rhino
The senses of smell and hearing are very good, but the sight is poor, probably equal to the sense of sight in elephants.
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File AvailableWilhelm, J.H. 1933 Das Wild des Okawangogebietes und des Caprivizipfels. Journal of the South-West Africa Scientific Society 6: 51-74, figs. 1-15
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
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Black Rhino
The ears constantly move. Its hearing and smell is well developed, but its sight is poor.
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File AvailableKnollys, A.C.; Lyell, D.D. 1932 Rhinoceros: pp. 113-115

In: Maydon, H.C. Big game shooting in Africa. London, Seeley, Service and Co (The Lonsdale Library, vol. 14): pp. 1-445
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Black Rhino
As, however, its range of eyesight, like that of an Elephant, is limited to from thirty to forty yards it is generally fairly easy to avoid these attacks, provided the sportsman keeps his head, and is agile.
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File AvailableHaagner, A. 1920 South African mammals: a short manual for the use of field naturalists, sportmen and travellers. London, H.F.G. Witherby and Cape Town, T. Maskew Miller, pp. i-xx, 1-248
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White Rhino
Its sight is bad but its hearing and scent are correspondingly good.
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File AvailableEvans, G.H. 1905 Notes on rhinoceroses in Burma, R. sondaicus and sumatrensis. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 16 (4): 555-561
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Asia - South East Asia - Myanmar (Burma)
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Asian Rhino Species
Their most acute sense appears to be that of smell, and, I think, they rely much more on it than sight or hearing. Making a certain amount of noise, walking through the jungle, will not always disturb them, and they assuredly are not very quick of sight, but the faintest puff of wind is more tha...
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File AvailableSclater, W.L. 1900 The mammals of South Africa, vol I: Primates, carnivora and ungulata. London, R.H. Porter, pp. i-xxxi, 1-324
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Black Rhino
very keen
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File AvailableSclater, P.L. 1900 Exhibition of, and remarks upon, a skull and horns of the square-mouthed rhinoceros and mounted heads of two antelopes obtained by Major AStH Gibbons on the Upper Nile. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1900 December 4: 949
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Black Rhino
exceedingly poor
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