Chapter 30. Rhinoceros

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Terry Blakeslee and
  2. Jefsery R. Zuba

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch30

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2002) Rhinoceros, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch30

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005

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Keywords:

  • rhinoceros;
  • animal park;
  • diceros bicornis michaeli;
  • ceratotherium simum simum;
  • birth weight

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Record Keeping

  • Equipment

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Initial Care and Assessment in the Nursery

  • What to Feed Initially

  • Formulas and Supplements

  • Nursing Techniques

  • Amounts and Frequency of Feeding

  • Housing

  • Time to Weaning

  • Tips for Weaning from Formula to Solid Food

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Integrqtion Back into the Group

  • Acknowledgments

  • Sources of Products Mentioned

  • References