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25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos

The word rhinoceros is a combination of two Greek words – rhino (nose) and ceros (horn). There are five living species of rhinoceros – white, black, greater one-horned, Javan and Sumatran. In addition, a number of other animals have rhinoceros as part of their names, including the rhinoceros auklet, rhinoceros beetle, rhinoceros chameleon, rhinoceros cockroach,…

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21 Things You Might Not Know About the International Rhino Foundation

The International Rhino Foundation hasn’t always been the International Rhino Foundation. During the late 1980s, Zimbabwe’s black rhino populations were rapidly being depleted by intense, organized poaching. In 1989, a group of concerned individuals and institutions founded the International Black Rhino Foundation to assist in the conservation of black rhinos in Zimbabwe, both through efforts…