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The Rhinoceros, abbreviated as Rhino is a title used for this uneven-toed ungulate that’s in the household of Rhinocerotidae. There are two five living species in this family and Two of which are in Africa. Also referred to as the Square-lipped Rhinoceros, the white rhino isn’t physically white in color and the same applies to the black rhino/the Hook-lipped Rhinoceros is not black in color. They’re all greyish and whitish.

The name white originated from a form of description”wyd” which meant”wide” in reference to its wide, square silence.

The black rhino is totally gray and they flounder in ditches with water to coat themselves with sand and this makes them look darker. Black rhinos regardless of the fact that they love playing in muddy water that they do drink clean water and they do visit the very same sports of clean water everyday.

The black rhino is now seriously becoming endangered and it is easily spotted in east Africa. It’s a mammal that grows to about 14 feet long and 4.5 feet high and weighs over 3,850 pds. They have a thick skin about 5 cm with 3 feet on each leg recognized by both prominent horns composed of millions of tightly compacted hair like fibers, the Black rhino is a herbivore that’s tough to deal with as it feeds on thousands of plants.

The hook-lipped rhinoceros is know to be so antagonistic and it usually strikes from panic, confusion and fear and this is more attributed to their poor sight they charge in the event of any sense of risk. Strange but true Rhinos aren’t too antagonistic to other animal species it’s just a fake kind of antagonism. It pretends to be aggressive but it doesn’t fight with other animal species. The man rhinos fight with the horns and therefore the males tend to avoid each other.

A rhino is one of those animals that no man would mess with, however now day’s folks have poached and killed them leading them to extinction. They kill them for their horns which are used as symbols of wealth in oil rich countries, making handles for Djambia daggers and powder for spiritual purposes. Rhinos love rubbing there skin onto a log and this is one of their best moments. You may go to Africa and watch some of the few staying aggressive and large mammals until they become extinct; though we hope and pray they don’t.

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