BLACK RHINOCEROS

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Diceros bicornis

HABITAT:  Dry bush country and thorn scrub in southern Africa.

CONSERVATION STATUS:  Critically Endangered

FUN FACT:   Black rhinos are the second largest land animal, second in size only to the elephant.  The black rhino's lip is triangle shaped for browsing branches and leaves.  This species stands around 60 inches at the shoulder and weighs 2000-3000 pounds.

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