Range and habitat: Long and short grass savannas in southern Africa.
Natural diet: Grasses.
Size / weight range:
Rhinos are 5 to 6 feet tall, 12.5 to 15 feet long, and can weigh between 4,000 and 6,000 pounds.
Interesting Facts: The rhinos at The Toledo Zoo are part of the Species Survival Plan.
Rhinos are listed as Near Threatened, CITES: Appendix I
The horns of a rhinoceros are made of keratin, the same type of protein that makes up hair and fingernails.