Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

  • 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
  • Diet: Vegetarian
  • Gestation: 16 months
  • Predators: Humans