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File AvailableRice, M.B.; Jones, Martin 2006 Characteristics of black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) bedding sites. African Journal of Ecology 44: 452-457, fig. 1, tables 1-2
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Africa
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Black Rhino
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File AvailableSchimdt, T. 2003 When plan A becomes plan Z: The challenges of shifting a resistant pair of Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) to a new exhibit through positive reinforcement and PATIENCE. Proceedings of the 30th National Conference of the American Association of Zoo Keeper's Inc. Cleveland, Ohio, September 26-30: 120-124
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America - North America
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Black Rhino
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File AvailablePham Nhat; Nguyen Xuan Dang; Polet, G. 2001 Field guide to the key mammal species of Cat Tien National Park. Hanoi, WWF Cat Tien National Park Conservation Project and Fauna and Flora International - Indochina Programme., pp. 1-145
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World
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Javan Rhino
The Javan (Vietnamese) Rhinoceros is extremely sensitive to human activity (thus it has become nocturnal).
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File AvailableGoode, R.; Lautenbach, G. 2001 White rhinos growing up. CCA Ecological Journal 3: 91
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
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White Rhino
In July, a white rhino calf of approximately one year was seen suckling from its mother and then to watch intently as the adult cow rubbed first her face, then neck, side and rump on a frequently used Acacia rubbing post. The calf then repeated the entire rubbing process itself, step-by-step.
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File AvailablePham Nhat; Nguyen Xuan Dang; Polet, G. 2001 Field guide to the key mammal species of Cat Tien National Park. Hanoi, WWF Cat Tien National Park Conservation Project and Fauna and Flora International - Indochina Programme., pp. 1-145
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World
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Javan Rhino
It likes to wallow in shallow muddy pools.
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File AvailableNg, Julia S.C.; Zainuddin, Zainal Zahari; Nordin, A. 2001 Wallows and wallow utilization of the Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) in a natural enclosure in Sungai Dusun Wildlife Reserve, Selangor, Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks (Malaysia) 19: 7-12, figs. 1-4, table 1
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Asia - South East Asia - Malaysia - Peninsular
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Sumatran Rhino
INTRODUCTION Wallows are mud pools formed in poor drainage areas where the soil remains wet for long periods. They are widely distributed and are found in swamps and on mountain ridges. Wallows often exist individually or in a network of up to 10 pits. Wallowing, in which the animal covers itsel...
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File AvailableMkenda, E.; Butchart, D. 2000 Notes on the status of black rhino in the Ngorongoro Crater. CCA Ecological Journal 2: 68-69
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Africa - Eastern Africa - Tanzania
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Black Rhino
Mud bathing takes place at the hottest time of the day, either at the lake shore or in small mud pools. The rhinos which have been bathing at the saline lake often go white in colour, while those that bath elsewhere become dark brown or grey; this has led some guests to mistakenly surmise that t...
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Dennis, C. 2000 Werribee Zoo. International Zoo News 47 (2): 128
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Captive - Australia
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White Rhino
A 14 yr old female Ceratotherium simum had her horn reduced by 60 cm. She and a male both regularly rub their horns on logs in their enclosure, but the female horn seemed to get longer and more tapered.
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File AvailableMkenda, E.; Butchart, D. 2000 Notes on the status of black rhino in the Ngorongoro Crater. CCA Ecological Journal 2: 68-69
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Africa - Eastern Africa - Tanzania
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Black Rhino
Black Rhino are most active at night, and since we are unable to drive in the Crater after dark, their movements are not fully known to us. Rhinos spend most of their day resting, when they are then often obscured by tall grass.
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File AvailableNyangwara, K.; Sigei, J.; Masibo, J. 2000 Notes on a solitary black rhino. CCA Ecological Journal 2: 53
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Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
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Black Rhino
This lone rhino occupies an area of about 30 km? and has a fixed daily routine. She spends a large part of each day (7h30 to 18h00) at a place we call 'Nyumba ya Faru' in the shade of Croton dichogamus thickets. In the very early morning, she is regularly found in the vicinity of a Salt Lick. ...
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