Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)

Height:5-7 ft.

Length:15 ft.

Life Span:30-35 yrs.

Litter Size:1

Gestation:15-18 mo.

Status:There is a large market in parts of Asia for its horn, which is prized as a medicine. Because of this market 4 of the 5 rhinoceros species are at a point of extinction. Some black rhinos are protected 24 hours a day by an officer armed with a gun.

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