Can Rhinos Swim?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 4:46:58 PM ET
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Rhinos are excellent swimmers, according to the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. They can also dive and feed under the water and spend approximately 60 percent of their time relaxing there. Water is essential to rhinos, as it protects against parasites and ensures adequate body temperature.

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