White Rhinoceros
Ceratotherum simum

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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.

Location at The Toledo Zoo:
Tembo Trail

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