Rhinoceros
Additional Web and Print Resources

WEB SITES

Rhino Conservation Program
http://www.cincyzoo.org/Conservation/RhinoConservation/rhinoconservation.html
Read about the captive Sumatran rhino breeding program at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, and get an update on Emi and her calves.

Save the Rhinos
http://www.rhinocampaign.net
A campaign sponsored by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

International Rhino Foundation
http://www.rhinos-irf.org/
The IRF supports rhino conservation programs in Africa and Asia, and captive management and research programs.

Rhino Resources
http://www.rhinoresourcecenter.com
The Rhino Resources Center offers a searchable database of scientific information and popular literature on rhinos.

SOS Rhino
http://www.sosrhino.org
Rhino research and conservation programs.

Animal Bytes
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-rhinoceros.html
Rhino facts and photos from the world famous zoo.

Rhino Horns and Humans
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Publications/ZooGoer/1997/1/hornsandhumans.cfm
From the publication of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Scientists Crack Rhino Horn Riddle
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/11/061106144951.htm
New research at Ohio University explains how the horn gets its distinctive curve and sharply pointed tip.

Uses of the rhino horn
http://www.lewa.org/rhino-horn-uses.php
A brief history from the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya.

RELATED EPISODES

ANIMAL ATTRACTIONS: AMAZING TALES FROM THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/attractions/medicine2.html


BOOKS & PRINT

Cunningham, Carol HORN OF DARKNESS: RHINOS ON THE EDGE New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Hull, Mary THE RHINOCEROS Chicago: Lucent Books, 1998.

Merz, Anna, RHINO: FROM THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION. South Africa: Longhorn Publishers, 1999.

Toon, Ann RHINOS: NATURAL HISTORY & CONSERVATION Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2002.

Wexo, John Bonnett RHINOS Poway, CA: Wildlife Education, Ltd., 2000.

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