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It is with deep sadness that we have learned of the passing of Sandy Rookmaaker on the 17th September 2016. Sandy left behind her three children, seven grandchildren  and loving husband Kees Rookmaaker, the director and chief editor of the RRC.

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Latest References 
Sala, B., 2016. La fauna di Settepolesini nel quadro del popolamento faunistico della Val Padana negli ultimi cinquanta mila anni (in Biancardi D., ed: Archeologia e Storia del Bacino della Bassa Valle del Po dalla Preistoria all’età Romana). Atti del Convegno di Bondeno, 19-24 giugno 2014, Comune di Bondeno, ed. Cartografica: pp. 3-8, 1 fig
Gadiye, D.E. et al., 2016. Spatial-temporal distribution of the black rhino population in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. International Journal of Biological Research 4 (2): 232-236
Berlin Museum of Natural History, 2016. Haut des Spitzmaulnashorns (Diceros bicornis). Object in the museum
Vos, J.M., 2016. Het pontificale van Sinte Marie en de eenhoorn: een enigmatisch pontificale. Batchelor werkstuk, University of Utrecht, pp. 1-24
Oyal, N. et al., 2016. Turkey: Another country of the Oligocene giant rhinoceros Paraceratherium. World Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium September 2016 Prague: 183
Latest Forum Contributions 
Ratu gives birth by Kees
Exciting news from Way Kambas, Sumatra. Ratu delivered a girl baby on 12 May 2016 at 4.42 am. Here is the IRF press release: LAMPUNG, Indonesia — The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) is pleased to announce the birth of a female...
Aging rhino calves by LHofstra
This is exactly what I have been looking for thank you so much! These drawings are perfect, the only photos I could find were terrible quality photos in 2 research papers! You have made my day!
Interaction between Black and Wh... by Keryn
I have seen the two species of rhino meeting like this a few times before in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. There was not any aggression and the met calmly head to head, smelled each other and moved off calmly. They actually would...
Now 20,000 by abithesalmon
Congratulations Dr Rookmaaker. I love the new look website. I would like to inform you that the 'administrator' contact link is broken on your links page. I would like to get a rhino organisation linked to that page. Please...
Help locating Dakari by Kees
Thanks. According to the 2011 studbook of white rhinos in captivity, Dakari (no.1594) has been in the Wild Animal Park of the San Diego zoo since December 2009 and she should still be there. Go and have a look at her when you have a...
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