Black Rhinoceros

Diceros Bicornis

Background informations

Type: Mammal Diet:Herbivore Size:Height at shoulder, 4.5 to 6 feet (1.4 to 1.8 m) Weight:1,760 to 3,080 lbs (800 to 1400 kg) Protection status:Endangered

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Causes of endangerment

Nearing extinction, the black rhinoceros has long been hunted for its horns, thought, in some cultures, to possess magical and medicinal qualities.

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Solution, action for protection

Forbid people who to hunt Black rhinoceros