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massive hoofed mammal of Africa, India, and SE Asia, characterized by a snout with one or two horns. The rhinoceros family, along with the horse and tapir families, forms the order of odd-toed hoofed mammals.
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NEWBORN: Three-week old female white rhinoceros calf Njiri, below, with her mum Piglet
Perhaps the most famous example of this is the story of the White Rhinoceros, the world's second-largest land mammal.
Zoo administration has also offered other animals for adoption including Bengal Tigar, White Tiger, African Lion, White Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Chimpanzee, Wolf, Balck Bear Jackal, Nilgai, Wild Boar and all kinds of Monkeys, Red deer, Samber, Wallaby, Fellow deer, Hog deer, Spotted deer, Moufflon sheep, Chinkara, Peafowl, Finches, Love birds, Rabbit, Guinea Pig, All water Birds, Ostrich, Emu, Cassowary, Gavial and otter.
OCCASIONS HIPPOPOTAMUS FACTFILE THE hippopotamus is the third largest land mammal by weight behind the white rhinoceros and elephant, weighing between one-and-a-half and three tonnes.
Black and White Rhinoceros horns were equally prized by jambiya craftsmen for dagger handles up until the 1990s, and Yemeni demand has been a notable factor in the rise in poaching and plummeting of African rhinoceros numbers over the last three to four decades.
He was calling to tell me that the oldest white rhinoceros at the Toronto Zoo was about to be euthanized.
In Journey Into Africa, you can see white rhinoceros, Cape buffalo, Roosevelt's gazelles and African crowned cranes from the comfort of an open-air tram.
2000)Serosurvey for selected infectious disease agents in free-ranging black and white rhinoceros in Africa.
James (Terry) moves in with his two wicked aunts after his parents die in a freak accident involving a white rhinoceros.
BRITISH troops shot dead an endangered white rhinoceros after it charged them.
BRITISH troops shot dead an endangered white rhinoceros after it charged them while they were lost on military exercises in northern Kenya.
The white rhinoceros of colonial Zululand stands largely at the other extreme.