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FUN FACTS ABOUT RHINOS

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The name rhinoceros means ‘nose horn’ and is often shortened to rhino

There are five different species of rhinoceros, three native to southern Asia and two native to Africa. They are the Black Rhinoceros, White Rhinoceros, Indian Rhinoceros, Javan Rhinoceros and Sumatran Rhinoceros.

Rhinoceros have thick, protective skin.

Relative to their large body size, rhinoceros have small brains.

Rhinoceros horns are made from a protein called keratin, the same substance that fingernails and hair are made of.

Despite their name, White Rhinoceros are actually gray.All five species of rhinoceros can grow to weigh over 1000 kgs

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