The rhinoceros is a large mammal, primitive looking that is said to exist from the Miocene era millions of years ago. It is in recent times that rhinos have been hunted in large number that they are at the point of extinction. Save Rhino!
|Scientific Name:||Black (Diceros bicornis), white (Ceratotherium simum)|
|Size:||About 60 inches at the shoulder|
|Weight:||1 to 11/2 tons (black rhino), over 2 tons (white rhino)|
|Lifespan:||35 to 40 years|
|Habitat:||Grassland and open savannas|