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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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Literature
The RRC has 21.049 references with 20.754 downloadable PDFs.
Latest References 
South Africa, Department of Environmental Affairs, 2017. Draft regulations for the domestic trade in rhinoceros horn, or part, product or derivative of rhinoceros horn. Pretoria, Environmental Affairs: pp. 1-12
Wright, O.T. et al., 2017. Stakeholder perceptions of legal trade in rhinoceros horn and implications for private reserve management in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Oryx 2017: 1-7
Gui-Ding Li et al., 2016. Tessaracoccus rhinocerotis sp. nov., isolated from the faeces of Rhinoceros unicornis. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 66: 922927
Smit, Y. et al., 2016. Solitary osteochondroma of the distal third metacarpal bone in a two-year-old white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47 (4): 10861089
Ratliff, C. et al., 2016. Anesthesia in a captive juvenile black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) for magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47 (3): 872875
Latest Forum Contributions 
Indian rhino experts needed for... by sguy
Hello, I am doing a story on Indian rhinos in Kaziranga for Mongabay. Can you please contact me if you have expertise to share? sguy (at) cybernex (dot) net Must hear back in the next few days. Thank you, Sharon
Medicating baby rhino by rhinorhodes
We have a 3.5 month old baby rhino who needs meds. At this age it's so hard to get them to take anything. We have tried banana, yoghurt, pellet balls etc. Anyone got any solutions I could try? Thank you
chutes for inmobilize rhinos by Tina Risch
Hi everyone, we at Erfurt Zoo/Germany also want to built a rhino chute for Training (ultrasound, blood,...). Could you please help me with some Pictures to get my brain moving Thanks Tina
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!
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