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The white rhinoceros

Edmund Heller

The white rhinoceros

with thirty-one plates

by Edmund Heller

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhinoceroses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edmund Heller.
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 61, no. 1, Publication -- 2180, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 2180.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p.
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22942763M
    LC Control Number13035846

    Title. The white rhinoceros, with thirty-one plates, Related Titles. Related/Analytical: African mammals. Series: Smithsonian miscellaneous collections, v. 61, no. 1.   Formerly included black and white rhinoceros. Genetic differences between black and white rhinos led to reassigning white rhinos to a separate genus, Ceratotherium. Mitochondrial DNA analysis estimates range from about % (George et al., ) to 14% (Brown & Houlden, ) Subspecies. 4 recognized subspecies 3 extant (living).

    Rhinoceros begins in a small town square where Jean, an efficient, refined young man, meets his semi-alcoholic and fully apathetic friend, Berenger, for a drink. Jean upbraids Berenger for his drinking habits and his aimlessness. Soon, a rhinoceros runs through the square (off-stage), shocking all the townspeople with the exception of the indifferent Berenger.   Introduction by Julian Rademeyer, author of Killing for Profit ‘A book for every lover of the wild’ – Alan Paton, in the foreword to the original edition The White Rhino Saga – back in print after more than 30 years - is more relevant than ever as our rhino population faces a deadly poaching onslaught. With a new introduction by Julian Rademeyer and a ‘missing chapter’ neve/5.

    The name "black rhinoceros" (Diceros bicornis) was chosen to distinguish this species from the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum).This can be confusing, as the two species are not truly distinguishable by color. There are four subspecies of black rhino: South-central (Diceros bicornis minor), the most numerous, which once ranged from central Tanzania south through Zambia, Zimbabwe and Class: Mammalia. The White Rhinoceros is much larger and heavier than the Black Rhino. In fact, the White and Indian rhinos are the largest land mammals in existence, after the elephant. Females are slightly smaller than males. Female rhinos average a weight of about 1 kilograms, which is .


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