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Rhino


Editor
January 11, 2019
Important Rhino facts
There are 2 species of African rhinoRhinos can gallop up to 30 miles per hourBlack rhino population down 97.6% since 1960
Scientific Name
Black: Diceros bicornis
White: Ceratotherium simum
Weight
Black: 1 to 1.5 tn. (2,000 to 3,000 lb.)
White: More than 2 tn. (4,000+ lb.)
Size
About 60 in. at the shoulder
Life span
35 to 40 years
Habitat
Grassland and open savanna
Diet
Herbivorous
Gestation
16 months
Predators
Humans
Conservation Status
Critically Endangered

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