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Rhino poaching refers to the illegal hunting of rhinoceros in Africa, primarily because of an increase in the demand for a traditional Chinese medicine that is made from the powder of rhinoceros horn. According to Save t... More »

As of 2014, the main animals being poached in Africa are rhinoceros and elephants. Other animals being poached in lesser amounts include lions, leopards, baboons, elands, impala, bushbuck, reedbuck, kudus and warthogs. More »

Africa is home to 54 fully recognized countries, though there are two additional states that may or may not be counted due to political disputes. They are Western Sahara and Somaliland. More »

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The average adult female white rhinoceros weighs 1.8 tons, while the average adult male weighs 2.3 tons. In terms of size among land mammals, the rhinoceros is second only to elephants. More »

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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 »

Rhino horns are composed of a fibrous protein called keratin, which is the same substance found in human fingernails and hair. Keratin is also present in feathers, claws and hoofs. More »