Facts about the Rhino species of Africa / Rhinoceroses:

Black Rhinoceros -- Diceros bicornis:

A summary of most interesting statistics (size, gestation...), amazing environmental adaptations & fascinating facts about social habits, etc.

LENGTH OF HEAD AND BODY: 3.0 - 3.8 metres
HEIGHT AT SHOULDER: 1.4 - 1.8 metres
MASS: 996 - 1362 kilograms
LENGTH OF FRONT HORN: 50 - 135 centimetres

White Rhinoceros -- Ceratotherium simum:

A summary of most interesting statistics (size, gestation...), amazing environmental adaptations & fascinating facts about social habits, etc.

LENGTH OF HEAD AND BODY (MALES LARGER): 3.6 - 4.2 metres
HEIGHT AT SHOULDER: 1.5 - 1.85 metres
MASS: 2 300 - 3 600 kilograms
LENGTH OF FRONT HORN (NORTHERN RACE): 95 - 200 centimetres
(SOUTHERN RACE): 95 - 101 centimetres

FOOD:

REPRODUCTION & GESTATION PERIOD:

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WHERE FOUND:
Kruger National Park (South Africa)
Pilanesberg National Park (South Africa)
Hluhluwe-Umfolozi National Park
Addo Elephant National Park
Kalahari Gemsbok National Park
Tembe Elephant Park

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