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File AvailableTalukdar, S.R. 1996 Gross and histological study on the thyroid gland of a week-old rhino calf (Rhinoceros unicornis). Indian Veterinary Journal 73: 85-87, figs. 1-2
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Rhinoceros unicornis. Thyroid collected from 7 day old calf in Gauhati Zoo. The two lobes of thyroid gland were flattered and triangular in outline. They were dark reddish brown in colour and existed at the ventro-lateral aspect of trachea, extending from second to the fourth tracheal ring. Th...
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File AvailableBordoloi, C.C.; Baishya, G. 1995 A note on microscopic anatomy of the skin of great Indian rhino calf (Rhinoceros unicornis). Indian Veterinary Journal 72: 397-399, figs. 1-2
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Rhinoceros unicornis. Presence noted.
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File AvailableBordoloi, C.C.; Baishya, G. 1995 A note on microscopic anatomy of the skin of great Indian rhino calf (Rhinoceros unicornis). Indian Veterinary Journal 72: 397-399, figs. 1-2
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Rhinoceros unicornis. Presence noted.
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File AvailableNath, n.c. 1994 Major adenohypophyseal proteins of Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis). Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 64: 482-484, figs. 1-2
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The gross anatomy of pituitary of Indian rhinoceros was comparable to that of horse.
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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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Scattered over the surface of the skin are sweat glands which, when the individual is under stress, exude droplets of sweat.
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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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Scattered throughout the skin are sweat glands which exude droplets of sweat when the individual is under stress.
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File AvailableHiley, P.G. 1977 The thermoregulatory response of the rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis and Ceratotherium simum) and the zebra (Equus burchelli) to diurnal temperature change. East African Wildlife Journal 15 (4): 337, fig. 1
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The initial thermoregulatory response of the rhinoceros species was an increased CML. A skin sample was taken from the experimental area (right dorsal aspect of the last three ribs) of a black rhinoceros and the numerous, highly convoluted sweat glands which were found are shown in Fig. 1.
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File AvailableCave, A.J.E. 1966 The preputial glands of Ceratotherium. Mammalia 30 (1): 153-159, figs. 1-3
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Species other than C.simum. In Diceros bicornis, the form closest to Ceratotherium, preputial papillae comparable to those obtaining in Ceratotherium are not present. L?nnberg (1912) reported no such structures in his specimen of adult Diceros penis, nor could the writer detect any in the spiri...
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File AvailableCave, A.J.E. 1966 The preputial glands of Ceratotherium. Mammalia 30 (1): 153-159, figs. 1-3
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Ceratotherium simum preputial glands. Attention is here directed to the presence of certain hitherto undescribed and histologically peculiar glands which occur in the preputial skin of Ceratotherium and which constitute a most conspicuous external feature of the penile integument. Preputia...
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File AvailableAlexander, A.; Player, I.C. 1965 A note on the nuchal hump of the square-lipped rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum simum (Burchell). Lammergeyer 3 (2): 5-9, pls. 1-2, fig. 1
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Ceratotherium simum. A final point in relation to the dermis is that sweat glands as described by Cave and Allbrook certainly occur here as well. They do not, however, have a uniform distribution, as can easily be ascertained by examining the sweat patterns on the body of a rhino which has just...
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