A baby rhino is usually referred to as a calf. A grown male rhino is called a bull and a female is referred to as a cow.
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 in the wild and 40 years in captivity.
The white rhinoceros is native to Africa and ranks as the second largest land-dwelling mammal, according to the World Wildlife Federation. As of 2014, only four northern white rhinos exist in the wild in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Approximately 20,000 souther...
Black rhinos are large herbivores found in grasslands, deserts and forests in Africa. They are browsers that feed on twigs, woody shrubs, small trees, legumes and grass, manipulating them with their prehensile upper lips and grinding them with powerful molars. They are ...
A baby rhinoceros weighs between 80 and 125 pounds at birth. It stands about 2 feet tall and is up and walking about within an hour of being born.
Rhinoceroses are herbivorous mammals, meaning they do not consume meat but subsist on plant matter only. They tend to eat whatever vegetation is available to them, and rhinos have adapted specific features to enable this kind of diet.
A female rhino is called a cow, while a male is called a bull and a young rhino is a calf. A group of rhinos is called a crash. The word rhino is an abbreviated version of rhinoceros.