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A Black Rhinoceros
   has an average gestation period of   
450 Days
A calf weighs about 35 – 50 kg at birth,
Javan Rhinoceros
   has the latin name   
Rhinoceros Sondaicus
Less than 60 known in the wild (2005). There are only two known populations, in the Udjung Kulon National Park in Java (Indonesia) & the Cat Tien National Park in Vietnam. There are two major reasons for its decline. The first one is poaching of the rhino for its horn which is valued highly for use in Oriental medicine and in Yemen horns are carved to make dagger handles. The second reason is habitat loss due to clearing of lowland forest. The most critical threat in Vietnam is the conversion of forestland into agricultural land.
Sumatran Rhinoceros
   has the latin name   
Dicerorhinus Sumatrensis
Approx 300 (2005). Due to overhunting and habitat loss, it has been reduced to small, scattered populations. In recent times its largest concentrations have been in Sumatra (Indonesia) & the Malay Peninsula (Malaysia). Also on Borneo in Sabah (Malaysia) & in small numbers in Myanmar and Thailand.
Indian Rhinoceros
   has lived for   
49 Years
Many people describe these rhinos as armour-plated, but they are actually covered with a layer of skin that has many folds. Also called the greater one-horned rhino, they are native to swampy areas of Northeast India and Nepal.
The Woolly Rhinoceros
   is native to   
Asia
It was well adapted to the cold; it had thick, shaggy fur, small ears, short legs, and a massive body (all to lessen heat loss). Fossils of this early rhino have been found, in addition to well-preserved corpses, which were found in frozen gravel in Siberia. Stone Age humans hunted woolly rhinos; they drew pictures of the rhinos on cave walls 30,000 years ago, giving us even more information about these large mammals.
The African Rhinoceros Has 2 Horns on Its Head
   is   
True
Cow
   is the name for a female   
Rhinoceros
Group nouns: Crash, herd
Bull
   is the name for a male   
Rhinoceros
Group nouns: Crash, herd
Michael Fonfara
   has played keyboards in   
Rhinoceros
Canadian, best known for his work with Lou Reed in the 1970's
Emela-ntouka
   is described as an   
Aquatic Rhinoceros
Unconfirmed, from the Republic of Congo
Lesotho
   has the national animal   
Black Rhinoceros
Leather Tank
   is a humorous name for a   
Rhinoceros
Crash
   of   
Rhinoceroses
Horses, Tapirs, Rhinoceroses, Zebras
   are all   
Order Perissodactyla
Odd-Toed Hoofed Mammals






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