Species Diceros bicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Black rhinoceros)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Perissodactyla
  • ---- family: Rhinocerotidae
  • ----- species: Diceros bicornis
Characteristics:herbivore; height: 130-180cm; the the body is barrel shaped with the head held higher than the white Rhinoceros does; the ears are rounded; two horns grow on the snout, the front one is usually larger; the upper lip is pointed;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
AT1316
Namibian savanna woodlands
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 104
Source: wikimedia
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Date: 2008-10-26
Place: Zoo Leipzig, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Source: wikimedia
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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