Structure of white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) horn investigated by X‐ray computed tomography and histology with implications for growth and external form

@article{Hieronymus2006StructureOW,
  title={Structure of white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) horn investigated by X‐ray computed tomography and histology with implications for growth and external form},
  author={Tobin L Hieronymus and Lawrence M. Witmer and Ryan C. Ridgely},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  year={2006},
  volume={267}
}
The nasal and frontal horns of two individuals of Ceratotherium simum were examined by x-ray computed tomography (CT scanning), gross observation of sectioned horn, and light microscopy of histological sections of the horn tissue. [] Key Result CT scans of both sets of horns reveal a periodic banding pattern that is evident upon gross observation of sections as darker bands of tissue.
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