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Earless black rhino – are they stone deaf?

If ever an animal required full use of its ears, it would be the rhino. Rhino may be large, but as far as visual acuity goes they are analogous with the diminutive bat. Nevertheless, these short sighted behemoths have carved a niche for millions of years on the predator-dense African savannah. It makes sense, therefore, […]

Tracking endangered black rhinos in Africa’s heartland

There is concern that despite fact that humans have reduced the critically endangered black rhino numbers by well over 90 percent in the last century, rhino’s may actually be suffering the effects of more recent population increases in some reserves. Indeed, the vital south-central black rhino (Diceros bicornis minor) population in the entirely fenced Hluhluwe-iMfolozi […]