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Hybrid White rhino at Perth

Discussion in 'Australia' started by vogelcommando, 8 Feb 2015.

  1. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    By checking some old notes I came across a note that ISIS mentioned that the Perth Zoo should have a male hybrid White rhino ( Jan. 2011 ).
    I've not heared of a hybrid between Northern and Southern white rhinos sofar and would be intrested were the animal came from ( obviously not a wild-caught animal ) and if this animal could possible have some impact on the conservation project to save the Northern white rhino ?
     
  2. Kifaru Bwana

    Kifaru Bwana Well-Known Member

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    It is a ghost entry. Perth Zoo has only ever maintained southern white rhinos.
     
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    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    OK I already was wondering how Northern white rhinos had come to Australia.
     
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    robmv Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    The only captive-born hybrid between Northern and Southern White Rhinoceros was "Nasi" born 11.11.1977 at Dvur Kralove. She was conceived at Knowsley and died in 2008.