Black rhinoceros

This black rhino is from CVA Peel’s Big game collection which was formerly housed in his private museum in Oxford. After a theft while he was on display, his horns are now fakes. He was shot at the foot of Aberdare Mountains in Kenya.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
East Africa
Collector Excavator
Peel, Mr Charles Victor Alexander
Common Name
black rhinoceros
Simple Name

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RHINOCEROTIDAE: Diceros bicornis (Linnaeus): black rhinoceros