White Rhinos are found in northeast and Southern Africa.
The most populace of the five rhinoceros species the
white rhino lives on the African savanna. In the last
century there has been a rapid decline in their numbers.
The White Rhino is the largest of the rhino species.
After Elephants, White Rhinos are among the largest
White Rhinos are 12-13 feet long, and weigh up to 2
1/4 tons. A male White Rhinoceros horn can be up to
4 1/4 feet long. Male White Rhinos weigh up to 1100
lbs more than their female counter parts!
White Rhinos are generally placid and social, they
are far more docile than the Black Rhinos. White Rhinos
are less aggressive and more social than black rhinos.
Female white rhinos form small groups of mother and
calf pairs. Only the dominant white male Rhino mates
within their territory.
The white rhinoceros spends about half of the day eating,
one third resting, and the rest of the day doing a variety
of other things. White rhinoceroses, like all species
of rhinoceros, love wallowing in mudholes to cool down.
Male White Rhino’s marks territory by spraying urine,
a Rhino’s territory may be 1/2 square mile.
White Rhinos carry their young for 16 months and they
give birth to one young at a time.
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