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File AvailableSoler, D. 2017 Dietary survey of captive southern white rhinoceros populations (Ceratotherium simum). Proceedings of the International Rhino Keeper (IRKA) Workshop held in Denver, August 2017 Poster Presentation
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Captive
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White Rhino
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Tubbs, C.W.; Durrant, B.S.; Milnes, M.R. 2017 Reconsidering the use of soy and alfalfa in southern white rhinoceros diets. Pachyderm 58: 135-139
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Captive
Ecology - Food
White Rhino
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Gyöngyi, K.; Elmeros, M. 2017 Forage choice of the reintroduced black rhino and the availability of selected browse species at Majete Wildlife Reserve, Malawi. Pachyderm 58: 40-50
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Africa - Southern Africa - Malawi
Ecology - Food
Black Rhino
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Cinkova, I.; Ganslosser, U.; Kretzschmar, P. 2016 Effect of supplementary feeding on the social behaviour and distribution patterns of free-ranging southern white rhinoceros. Mammalia 2016 (10.1515/mammalia-2016-0016): 1-11
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Africa - Southern Africa
Ecology - Food
White Rhino
An increasing number of free-ranging southern white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum Burchell 1817) live in fenced and intensively managed reserves. They are often kept in small populations and depend on supplementary feeding in the dry season, which can influence their behaviour and distribution. We ...
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File AvailableAsperen, E.N. van; Kahlke, R.D. 2015 Dietary variation and overlap in Central and Northwest European Stephanorhinus kirchbergensis and S. hemitoechus (Rhinocerotidae, Mammalia) influenced by habitat diversity. Quaternary Science Reviews 107: 47-61
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Europe - Northern Europe
Ecology - Food
Fossil
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File AvailableDeka, R.J. ; Sarma, N.K. 2015 Studies on feeding behaviour and daily activities of Rhinoceros unicornis in natural and captive condition of Assam. Indian Journal of Animal Research 49 (4): 542-545
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Asia - South Asia - India - Assam
Ecology - Food
Indian Rhino
The present study was conducted on feeding behaviour and daily activities of rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) in natural (Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam) and captive (Assam state zoo, Guwahati) condition. The observations were made in both day and night time. The study revealed that the rhin...
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Willerslev, E.; Davison, J.; Moora, M.; Zobel, M.; Coissac, E.; Edwards, M.E.; Lorenzen, E. D. 2014 Fifty thousand years of arctic vegetation and megafaunal diet. Nature 506: 47-51 with extended data
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World
Ecology - Food
Fossil
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File AvailableBapodra, P.; Dierenfeld, E.; Wolfe, B.A. 2014 Evaluation of season-related dietary changes on the serum profiles of fat-soluble vitamins, mineral, fatty acids, and lipids in the captive greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis). Zoo Biology 33 (4): 314-319
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Captive
Ecology - Food
Indian Rhino
Circulating concentrations of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, and E, minerals, fatty acids, and lipids were quantified in five captive greater one-horned rhinoceroses (Rhinoceros unicornis) throughout two time periods, during which two diets were offered. Animals were fed mixed-grass hay and concentra...
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File AvailableThakur, S.; Upreti, C.R.; Jha, K. 2014 Nutrient analysis of grass species consumed by Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) in Chitwan National Park, Nepal. International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology 2 (4) : 402-408
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Asia - South Asia - Nepal
Ecology - Food
Indian Rhino
The Greater One-horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) is found almost exclusively in Nepal and North-Eastern India. There have beenonly a few studies made on the food and the nutrient compositions of fodder species preferred by The Greater One- horned Rhinoceros. Thepresent study identifies th...
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File AvailableEllis, K.B.; Whisnant, S.; Fellner, V. ; Koutsos, E.; Ange-van Heugten, K. 2013 The interaction of diet and fecal cortisol in the Southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum). In Ward A, Coslik A, Mahan K, Treiber K, Reppert A, Maslanka M, Eds. Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on Zoo and Wildlife Nutrition, AZA Nutrition
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Ecology - Food
White Rhino
Adverse physiological effects due to external and internal stimuli, such as diet, metabolism and environment, may contribute to the low captive reproductive success rate of the Southern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum). The objective of this study was to examine fecal cortisol respons...
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