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File AvailableMarc, C. 1981 Contribution a l'etude des tetes ossueuses des grands mammiferes du haut-Zaire et du Kivu. Kisangani, Cooperation Technique Universitaire Belge, projet 14
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Nile Rhino
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File AvailableHickman, G.C. 1979 An inverted tooth in a white rhinoceros. Lammergeyer 27: 46-47, fig. 1
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White Rhino
Ceratotherium simum - inverted lower PM1. Male collected in Umfolozi in 1961. The right ramus of the mandible had previously been broken and PM1 rotated through 180 degrees in a transverse plane, fixing the tooth in an inverted position. The occlusal surface was buried deep in the ramus, and th...
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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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Asia - South East Asia - Borneo
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Sumatran Rhino
The lower incisor teeth are very sharp and point forward, it bites fiercely with these in defence though I have never heard of anyone getting hurt - even the Punan who crept up to a Rhino, seized its tail with one hand and speared it with the other.
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File AvailableSpinage, C.A. 1976 Incremental cementum lines in the teeth of tropical African mammals. Journal of Zoology (London) 178 : 117-131, 1 table, 3 plates
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African Rhino Species
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File AvailableWallach, J.D. 1969 Hand-rearing and observations of a white rhinoceros Diceros s. simus. International Zoo Yearbook 9: 103-104, tables 1-2
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White Rhino
Ceratotherium simum - tooth eruption. First tooth eruptions occurred at 70 days; both left and right lower first premolars appeared. At 76 days the opposing upper premolars erupted. Both sets of eruption were accompanied by a rise in rectal temperature to 37.8? C (100F) and 38.4?C (101.1F) res...
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Van Peenen, F.D.P. 1969 Preliminary identification manual for mammals of South Vietnam. Washington, Smithsonian Institution, pp. i-vi, 1-310
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Sumatran Rhino
i 1/2, c 0/0, pm 3/3, m 3/3 x 2 = 30, incisors often absent.
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File AvailableAnderson, J.L. 1966 Tooth replacement and dentition of the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis Linn). Lammergeyer 6: 41-46, pls. 1-2, figs. 1-2, tables A-B
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
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Black Rhino
The basic dentition of the black rhino is four premolars and three molars in both upper and lower jaw. (Gray 1861 and Roberts 1951). Ritchie (1963) in Kenya, has recorded three premolars and three molars as a variation to the standard dentition; he mentions that the first premolar is missing in ...
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File AvailableAnderson, J.L. 1966 Tooth replacement and dentition of the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis Linn). Lammergeyer 6: 41-46, pls. 1-2, figs. 1-2, tables A-B
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
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Black Rhino
Diceros bicornis - South Africa. Within the collection, three of the specimens have two pairs of lower incisors, two animals being calves (H 40 and H 888), the other a fourteen-month-old male (H 11). A further two skulls have one pair of incisors in the lower jaw, on a mature animal (H 29) and ...
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File AvailableWilson, V.J.; Edwards, P.W. 1965 Data from a female rhinoceros and foetus (Diceros bicornis Linn.) from the Fort Jameson District. Puku 3: 179-180, tables 1-2
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Africa - Southern Africa - Zimbabwe
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Black Rhino
Female shot in Zimbabwe. The pregnant cow had not attained full permanent dentition. The third lower molars were just cutting through the gums, and the third upper molars just penetrating the jawbone.
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File AvailableCave, A.J.E. 1959 The foramen ovale in the Rhinocerotidae. Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Zoology Sect 5, paper 20: 1-3
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All Rhino Species
Foramen ovale in all species. Phylogenetic significance has been accorded to the individualization of cranial foramina and taxonomic importance to the foramen ovale. The separate passage of the mandibular branch of the foramina has been considered an advanced morphological character, and its al...
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