Rhinoceros As An African Animal
Rhinoceros are killed by some poachers for their horns, which are bought and sold on the black market, and used by some cultures for ornaments or traditional medicine. [from wikipedia]
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1971 Rhinoceros, As An African Animal, San Diego Zoo, San Diego, California

Rhinoceros are killed by some poachers for their horns, which are bought and sold on the black market, and used by some cultures for ornaments or traditional medicine.[from wikipedia]

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2015 Rhinoceros, An African Animal, In Wildlife Safari, Winston, Oregon, a Nature Theme Park location

A rhinoceros (meaning "nose horn"), often abbreviated to rhino, is one of any five extant species of odd-toed ungulates in the family Rhinocerotidae, as well as any of the numerous extinct species. Two of these extant species are native to Africa and three to Southern Asia. They generally eat leafy material, although their ability to ferment food in their hindgut allows them to subsist on more fibrous plant matter, if necessary. Unlike other perissodactyls, the two African species of rhinoceros lack teeth at the front of their mouths, relying instead on their lips to pluck food.[from wikipedia]

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2021 Rhinoceros, An African Animal, In Wildlife Safari, Winston, Oregon, a Nature Theme Park location

As of 2013, the southern subspecies has a wild population of 20,405, making them the most abundant rhino subspecies in the world. However, the northern subspecies is critically endangered, with all that is known to remain being two captive females.[from wikipedia]

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