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Black Rhino Diceros Bicornis Minor mortality in the Kruger National Park

V de Vos
Koedoe | Vol 23, No 1 | a647 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v23i1.647 | © 1980 V de Vos | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 December 1980 | Published: 02 December 1980

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V de Vos, National Parks Board of Trustees, South Africa

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Abstract

The death of two black rhinos (Diceros bicornis minor) in the Kruger National Park is described. A diagnosis of lamsiekte, or botulism, was made, based on typical clinical findings backed by circumstantial evidence.

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