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Rhinos are endangered due to poaching, habitat loss, reduced genetic diversity, natural disasters and disease. Several species of rhinos exist, including the Sumatran rhino, the black rhino, the white rhino, the Javan rh... More »

Three of the five species of rhinoceros are listed as critically endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List: the black rhinoceros, the Javan rhinoceros and the Sumatra... More »

Facts about the rhinoceros include that the white rhino is the second-largest land animal, with the elephant being the largest. A rhino weighs up to 8,000 pounds and stands up to 6 feet tall. Rhinos live about 35 years i... More »

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