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Herbivorous mammals

Rhinoceroses are large, herbivorous mammals found in Africa and Asia. 1)

Five species

There are five species of rhinoceroses: the white rhinoceros, the black rhinoceros, the Indian rhinoceros, the Javan rhinoceros, and the Sumatran rhinoceros. 2)


The white and black rhinoceroses are native to Africa, while the Indian, Javan, and Sumatran rhinoceroses are native to Asia. 3)


Rhinoceroses have thick, protective skin and one or two horns on their snout. 4)

White rhinoceros

The white rhinoceros is the largest species, weighing up to 2,300 kg (5,000 lb). 5)

Eating grass

Rhinoceroses are herbivores and mainly eat grass. 6)


The Indian and Javan rhinoceroses have a single horn, while the other species have two horns. 7)


Rhinoceroses are an endangered species with populations declining due to habitat loss and poaching for their horns. 8)

Endangered white rhino

White rhinoceros are divided into two subspecies: the southern white rhinoceros and the northern white rhinoceros, both of which are currently critically endangered. 9)

Endangered black rhino

The black rhinoceros is also critically endangered. 10)

Indian rhinoceros

The Indian rhinoceros is a vulnerable species. 11)

Critically endangered

The Javan and Sumatran rhinoceroses are critically endangered with less than 100 individuals remaining in the wild. 12)

Solitary animals

Rhinoceroses are solitary animals except for females and their young. 13)

Rest at night

Rhinoceroses are active during the day and rest at night. 14)


Rhinoceroses have a lifespan of around 30-50 years in the wild. 15)

rhinoceros.txt · Last modified: 2023/01/20 02:53 by aga