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File AvailableBoy, S.C.; Raubenheimer, E.J.; Marais, J.; Steenkamp, G 2015 White rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum horn development and structure: a deceptive optical illusion. Journal of Zoology, London 296: 161-166
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Africa
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White Rhino
The alleged traditional medicinal properties of rhinoceros horn resulted in a dramatic escalation in rhinoceros poaching in South Africa. Despite the listing of all species of rhinoceros in the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of threatened animals, their numbers are still ...
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File AvailableJha, D.K.; Kshetry, N.T.; Pokharel, B.R.; Panday, R.; Aryal, N.K. 2015 Comparative study of some morphological and microscopic identifying features of genuine rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis) horns and fake horns. Journal of Forensic Research 6 (6): 1-5
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Asia
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Indian Rhino
Rhino horn is hard, elongated, conical structure composed entirely of keratin but lacking bony core. Illegal trade of rhino horn has high financial rewards. Both genuine and fake horns are confiscated by authorities and sent for identification. Various morphological and microscopic features of 21...
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File AvailableHunter, I. 2015 Mutant black rhinoceros has three horns: photographed by Jim Gibson in Etosha. Mail Online 31 December 2015
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Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
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Black Rhino
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File AvailablePilichowski, S.; Zawada, Z.; Grochowalska, R.; Maryccz, K. 2012 Basic elements of the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) horn. From biotechnology to environmental protection - the interdisciplinary meeting of young naturalists 7th international conference of young naturalists. Zielona Góra, Polska: 271-281
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Africa
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White Rhino
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File AvailableLi Shenqing; Zu Endong; Sun Yi-dan; Zou Yu; Li He 2011 Analysis of rhinoceros horn and its substitutes by IR spectometry. Chinese Journal of Spectoscopy Laboratory 28 (6): 3786-3789
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World
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All Rhino Species
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File AvailableSam Yang 2011 A review of rhinoceros horn. Paper presented at Franklin W.Olin College of Engineering, pp. 1-11
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All Rhino Species
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File AvailableTombolato, L.; Novitskaya, E.E.; Chen, Po-Yu; Sheppard, F.A.; MacKittrick, J. 2010 Microstructure, elastic properties and deformation mechanisms of horn keratin. Acta Biomaterialia 6: 319-330
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All Rhino Species
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File AvailablePlayer, I. 2009 Ian Player perspective - the horn. Posted by the WILD Foundation after Player's death on 30 November 2014
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Museums
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White Rhino
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File AvailableAnonymous 2001 Interesting mammal observations at Ngala. CCA Ecological Journal 3: 16
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
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White Rhino
A white rhino bull was seen to use its horn to break off splinters of wood from a dead tree stump and then chew on the splinters.
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File AvailablePolet, G.; Tran Van Mui; Nguyen Xuan Dang; Bui Huu Manh; Baltzer, M. 1999 The Javan rhinos, Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus, of Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam: current status and management implications. Pachyderm 27: 34-48, figs. 1-2, photos 1-7, tables 1-4
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Asia - East Asia - Vietnam
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Javan Rhino
Vietnam. Griffiths (1992) recognising 31 individual Javan rhinos in Ujong Kulon, 60% of which the sex was known, notes that all individuals confirmed to be male have a horn, while all individiials confirmed to be female have no horn. Amman (1985) concludes that female Javan rhinos in Ujong Kulo...
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