All the rhinos, for World Rhino Day.
From Jardine (1836) The Naturalist’s Library, Volume 5.
LIFE, 1959 - Photographer: Eliot Elisofon
LIFE, 1964 - Photographer: Robert Kelley
Happy World Rhino Day!
Detroit, Michigan 1964
Photo: Robert W. Kelley
Source: LIFE photo archive.
Photo: Eliot Elisofon
Fighting rhinos in Chauvet.
Herzog calls this ‘proto-cinema.’
Source: The New Yorker
Rhino painting, Lascaux.
Source: Life photo archive.
Preserved carcass of a Woolly Rhinoceros from an Ozokerite mine Starunia, Ukraine.
Source: Jessie Earl Hyde Latern Slide Collection, Case Western Reserve University.
Brandt (1877) Versuch einer Monographie der tichorhinen Nashörner.
What? You thought I was done? I’m just getting started.
“DREAM CAVE, NEAR WIRKSWORTH. A fourth example has just occurred in the same neighbourhood, in a lead mine called the Dream, in the hamlet of Callow, about one mile W. of Wirksworth, towards Hopton, on the property of Philip Gell, Esq., whose attention has been judiciously directed to the subject, and by whose exertions nearly the entire skeleton of a rhinoceros has been extracted, together with some considerable remains of the horse, ox, and deer.”
William Buckland (1824) Reliquiae diluvianae, or Observations on the organic remains contained in caves, fissures and diluvial gravel and on other geological phenomena attesting the action of an universal deluge.
“Siberian rhinoceros horn preserved in the museum at St. Petersburg”
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1881) The voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe: with a historical review of previous journeys along the north coast of the old world, Volume 1
“Skull of Woolly Rhinoceros, showing the part which is not eaten by the hyaenas”
William Boyd Dawkins (1874) Cave hunting: researches on the evidence of caves respecting the early inhabitants of Europe.