Resources

Books

De Graaff, G. The Rodents of Southern Africa. Durban and Pretoria: Butterworths, 1981.

Meester, J. A. J., I. L. Rautenbach, N. J. Dippenaar, and C. M. Baker. Classification of Southern African Mammals. Transvaal Museum Monograph, No. 5. Pretoria: Transvaal Museum, 1986.

Mills, M., G. L. Hes, and H. L. Hes. The Complete Book of Southern African Mammals. Cape Town: Struik Winchester, 1997.

National Research Council. Microlifestock: Little-Known Small Animals with a Promising Economic Future. Washington, DC: National Academic Press, 1991.

Rautenbach, I. L. Mammals of the Transvaal. Ecoplan Monograph No. 1. Pretoria: Ecoplan, 1982.

Rosevear, D. R. The Rodents of West Africa. London: Museum (Natural History), 1969.

Skinner, J. D., and R. H. N. Smithers. The Mammals of the Southern African Subregion. Pretoria: University of Pretoria, 1990.

Walker, E. P. Mammals of the World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1975.

Mac van der Merwe, PhD

Wilson, D. E., and D. M. Reeder. Mammal Species of the World. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993.

Woods, C. A. "Hystricognath Rodents." In Orders and Families of Recent Mammals of the World, edited by S. Anderson and J. Knox Jones Jr. New York: John Wiley, 1984.

Periodicals

Bate, D. M. A. "An Extinct Reed-rat Thryonomys arkelli from the Sudan." Annual Magazine of Natural History 14, no. 11: 65-71.

Romer, A. S., and P. H. Nesbit. "An Extinct Cane-rat Thryonomys logani from the Central Sahara." Annual Magazine of Natural History 6, no. 10: 687-690.

Van der Merwe, M. "Breeding Season and Breeding Potential of the Greater Cane Rat (Thryonomys swinderianus) in Captivity in South Africa." South African Journal of Zoology 34, no. 2 (1999): 69-73.

Van der Merwe, M. "Tooth Succession in the Greater Cane Rat Thryonomys swinderianus (Temminck, 1827)." Journal of Zoology, London 251 (2000): 541-545.

Van der Merwe, M., and A. van Zyl. "Postnatal Growth of the Greater Cane Rat Thryonomys swinderianus in Gauteng, South Africa." Mammalia 65, no. 4 (2001): 495-507.

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