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The Rhinoceros, abbreviated as Rhino is a title used with this uneven-toed ungulate that’s in the household of Rhinocerotidae. There are two five surviving species in this family and 2 of which are in Africa. These two are residents in east and central Africa in countries to include South Africa, Kenya, Cameroon, Namibia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Also called the Square-lipped Rhinoceros, the white rhino is not physically white in colour and the same applies to the black rhino/the Hook-lipped Rhinoceros isn’t black in color. They are all greyish and whitish.

The name white originated from a form of description”wyd” which meant”broad” in reference to its wide, square silence. Then the black rhino was named so to distinguish it from the white rhino.

The black rhino is completely grey and they flounder in ditches with water to coat themselves with sand and this makes them seem darker. Black rhinos despite the fact that they love playing in muddy water they do drink clean water and they do visit the same sport of clean water everyday.

The black rhino has become seriously becoming endangered and it is easily seen in east Africa. They have a thick skin about 5 cm with 3 feet on each leg recognized by the two prominent horns made up of millions of tightly compacted hair like fibers, the Black rhino is a herbivore that is difficult to deal with as it feeds on thousands of plants.

The hook-lipped rhinoceros is know to be so antagonistic and it usually strikes from fear, confusion and fear and this is more attributed to their poor sight that they charge in the event of any sense of risk. Strange but true Rhinos are not too antagonistic to other animal species it’s just a fake type of antagonism. It pretends to be aggressive but it does not fight with other animal species. The male rhinos fight with all the horns and for that reason the men tend to avoid each other.

A rhino is one of the critters that no person would mess with, however now day’s people have poached and killed them to extinction. They kill them for their horns that are used as symbols of wealth from oil rich countries, making handles for Djambia daggers and powder for spiritual purposes. Rhinos love rubbing there skin onto a log and this is one of the finest moments. You may go to Africa and watch some of the few remaining aggressive and huge mammals before they become extinct; though we hope and pray they don’t.

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