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Rhinocerotidae

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Rhinos are known from North America and the Old World, and have a well-documented fossil record. Rhinocerotidae is first reported from the Eocene, and members of the family persisted through the ... More


On the Potential for Speculation to Threaten Biodiversity Loss

Joanne C. Burgess, Chris J. Kennedy, and Charles (Chuck) Mason

in Nature in the Balance: The Economics of Biodiversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199676880
eISBN:
9780191756252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676880.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many wildlife commodities, such as ivory, rhino horn and bear bile, have been stockpiled in large quantities by speculators who expect that future price increases justify forgoing the interest income ... More


Embrithopoda

William J. Sanders, D. Tab Rasmussen, and John Kappelman

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Embrithopoda is represented in the Afro-Arabian fossil record by Arsinoitherium and Namatherium. Physically impressive, Arsinoitherium superficially resembled extant rhinos in the ornamentation of ... More


Hyracoidea

D. Tab Rasmussen and Mercedes Gutiérrez

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In the first decade of the twentieth century, British zoologist Charles Andrews described new fossil mammals from Egypt that demonstrated Africa had once harbored an archaic, endemic fauna very ... More


Rhinocerotidae

Denis Geraads

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0034
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Among the Perissodactyla, Rhinocerotidae have traditionally been allied with tapirs because they lack a mesostyle, even though other primitive perissodactyls may also lack it. The most parsimonious ... More


The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Joel Berger

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

At dawn on a brutally cold January morning, the author crouched in the icy grandeur of the Teton Range. It had been three years since wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone after a sixty-year ... More


The Role of Technology

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of technology in military adaptation, and the markedly different challenges of technological adaptability at the tactical and institutional levels. At the tactical ... More


Introducing McStripping: Corporeality, Corporations, and the Advent of the Lap Dance in the United Kingdom

Jessica Berson

in The Naked Result: How Exotic Dance Became Big Business

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199846207
eISBN:
9780190272623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846207.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

In the United Kingdom striptease dancing has a very different history and set of aesthetic values than its US counterpart. While table dancing and lap dancing were integral to striptease in the ... More


Using applied physiology to better manage and conserve the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)

Anna J. Haw, Andrea Fuller, and Leith C.R. Meyer

in Conservation Physiology: Applications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198843610
eISBN:
9780191879401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843610.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum), one of five remaining rhinoceros species, is particularly sensitive to etorphine, the opioid drug used for chemical capture. As a result, capture often ... More


Contested Illegality: Processing the Trade Prohibition of Rhino Horn

Annette Hübschle

in The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This chapter shows that the illegalization of an economic exchange is not a straightforward political decision with fixed goalposts, but a protracted process that may encounter unexpected hurdles ... More


The War of Attrition and the Vanquishing of the Judges

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

in The Myth of Judicial Independence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reveals how the judiciary succumbed to executive pressure in regard to subsequent drafts of the Judges’ Rules. This occurred in a manner which directly contests the constitutional ... More


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