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1 April 2012 Diet of Black Rhinoceros (Diceros Bicornis Minor) as Determined by Faecal Microhistological Analysis at the Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre, Limpopo Province - a Preliminary Investigation
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The diet of black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis minor) has been the subject of a number of studies in various regions but information for the central bushveld region is sparse. This communication shows a number of woody species utilized by black rhino in this region and identified by means of microhistological faecal analysis. A total of 18 species were identified from the samples collected.

E.W. Malan, B.K. Reilly, M. Landman, and W.J. Myburgh "Diet of Black Rhinoceros (Diceros Bicornis Minor) as Determined by Faecal Microhistological Analysis at the Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre, Limpopo Province - a Preliminary Investigation," South African Journal of Wildlife Research 42(1), 60-62, (1 April 2012). https://doi.org/10.3957/056.042.0104
Received: 11 August 2011; Accepted: 1 May 2012; Published: 1 April 2012
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