Caught in the crossfire
- GOAT IN CHARGE OF RHINO. Newman, Aline Alexander // National Geographic Kids;Feb2010, Issue 397, p17
The article discusses how a goat named Gertie taught a white rhinoceros calf called Amira its animal ways.
- Human Discourses, Animal Geographies: Imagining Umfolozi's White Rhinos. Brooks, Shirley // Current Writing;Apr2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p6
The paper reviews recent literature in the field of animal geographies, a scholarship that reflects a developing interest in the way discursive orderings shape human attitudes to animals, as well as a concern with the spatial outcomes for animals of these discourses. Insights from this...
- Arterial blood pressure and blood gas composition of white rhinoceroses under etorphine anaesthesia. Hattingh, J.; Knox, C.M. // South African Journal of Wildlife Research;Jun94, Vol. 24 Issue 1/2, p12
Investigates arterial blood pressure and blood gas composition in white rhinoceroses immobilized with either etorphine/fentanyl or etorphine/azaperone anaesthesia. Higher arterial pressure observed in the etorphine/phentanyl group; Hypoxemia and hypercapnia associated with anaesthesia.
- The Gentle Giant. EGER, JUDITH // ROM Magazine;2009, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p28
The article presents information about Bull, the oldest white rhinoceros at the Toronto Zoo. Bull was born in South Africa in 1963. He lived at the San Diego Wild AnimalPark until 1974 when he was transferred to the Toronto Zoo. He was originally named Mtondo and was a favourite with children...
- Rhino behavior. Kalman, Bobbie // Endangered Rhinoceros;2004, p16
This article focuses on the behavior of rhinoceros. Most rhinoceros are solitary, or prefer to live alone, but mother rhinos keep their babies near them. White rhinos are more social than the other species and often live in herds, or groups. There may be more than one rhino in a territory, but...
- Horns. Orme, Helen // Rhinos in Danger;2007, p16
The article provides information on the horns of rhinoceros. The black, white and Sumatran rhinos have two horns, while Indian and Javan rhinos have only one horn. The horns of male rhinos or bulls are used for fighting to defend their territories. The front horn of a male white rhino can grow...
- Watching out for predators. Kalman, Bobbie // Endangered Rhinoceros;2004, p20
This article focuses on the predators of rhinoceros. Predators are animals that kill other animals for food. The predators of black and white rhinos are lions, hyenas, and cheetahs. Asian rhinos have no natural predators. By far the greatest predators of all rhinos, however, are humans. To...
- White rhinoceros. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
White rhinoceroses are some of the largest land mammals. They roll in the mud to keep from getting sunburned and bitten by bugs. They are also called square-lipped or white-lipped rhinos. They do not have white lips, however. The Afrikaans word for wide is weit. White-lipped rhinos are really...
- Vigilant protection and public support bring the southern white rhino back from the brink of... // International Wildlife;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p11
Reports on the efforts to protect the white rhino in South Africa. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species' agreement to the downlisting of the species; Near-extinction of the white rhino in the 1900s; Involvement of private landowners in the protection of the white rhino.