ceratotherium


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ceratotherium:

see rhinocerosrhinoceros,
massive hoofed mammal of Africa, India, and SE Asia, characterized by a snout with one or two horns. The rhinoceros family, along with the horse and tapir families, forms the order of odd-toed hoofed mammals.
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A footprint technique to identify white rhino Ceratotherium simum at individual and species levels.--Endangered Species Res.
The control-free areas in the study area range from 450-1100 ha, where there are Cape buffalo Syncerus caffer (Sparrman, 1779), giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis (L., 1758), blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus (Burchell, 1823), white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Burchell, 1817), black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis (L., 1758), impala Aepyceros melampus (Lichtenstein, 1812), kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Pallas, 1766), waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus (Ogilby, 1833), gemsbok Oryxgazella (L., 1758) and zebra (Equus quagga burchelli) (Boddaert, 1785).
The white rhinoceros is divided into two subspecies: the northern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) and the southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum ssp.
Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) and the White rhino (Ceratotherium
The team, assembled by the Gazi University's faculty of arts and sciences and the NevE-ehir Cultural and Natural Heritage Preservation General Directorate, found the rare fossil ceratotherium neumayri, a type of rhino that lived in the Anatolian region of modern-day Turkey during the late Miocene and thought by scientists to be an ancestor of both the white rhinoceros and black rhinoceros of Africa.
The white, or square-lipped, rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) wU mark its territory by excreting its dung in middens.
The white rhino's scientific name, Ceratotherium simum simum, tells us that this animal is a flat-nosed (simum), horned (ceros) beast (therio).
The goal of this research was to set up an assay at the Wilds to detect pregnancy in the Indian (Rhinoceros unicornis) and the Southern White (Ceratotherium simum simum) rhinoceros species.
The southern white or square-lipped rhino, Ceratotherium simum, an endangered species from at least the late nineteenth century, has been afforded respect, even reverence, and care by Zululand's colonial and postcolonial authorities--specifically by individual men working for these authorities--over a period of a hundred years.
ABSTRACT: I observed white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum) in Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe, perform a behavior previously undescribed for this species; males vigorously removed the bark from commiphora trees (Commiphora marlothii) with their horns, and then rubbed their head and rostrum on the debarked areas.