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Transport and boma management techniques for black rhinoceros Diceros bicomis as used in the Etosha/Vaalbos operation

J.P. Raath, A.J. Hall-Martin
Koedoe | Vol 32, No 2 | a476 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v32i2.476 | © 1989 J.P. Raath, A.J. Hall-Martin | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 21 October 1989 | Published: 21 October 1989

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J.P. Raath, Department of Research and, South Africa
A.J. Hall-Martin, Department of Research and, South Africa

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Selected Papers from the Rhinoceros Conservation Workshop, Skukuza, Kruger National Park,31 August – 4 September 1988 The translocation of six black rhinoceros from the Etosha National Park (Namibia) to the Vaalbos National Park (Republic of South Africa) is described. Data are provided on the transporting vehicle, the capture, transport and off-loading procedures followed while aspects of boma management are briefly dealt with.


Black rhinoceros, capture techniques, transport techniques, Etosha National Park, Vaalbos National Park, boma management.


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