Kingdom Animalia There are 9 to 10 million different multicellular organisms in this
kingdom also animals normally reproduce sexually
Phylum Chordata All animals in Phylum Chordata have bilateral symmetry also complete digestive system.
Subphylum Vertabrata has a heart with two or more chambers and has a notochord or chief stiffener that supports the spine Also has ability to expel waste out of the abdomen
Class Mammalia Has mammary glands, and production of milk, and sweat.
Order Perrisodactyla Has at least 44 cheek teeth some species have horns like Rhinoceros its interior pat of skull is elongated.
Family Rhinocerotidae This family of rhinoceros tends to be more aggressive than Asian rhinoceros.
Genus This includes the rhinoceros.
Species Ceratherum simun
A group of rhinos like these are called a Crash
Picture of white rhinoceros
this shows the White Rhinoceros in its natural habitat
This shows the natural range of the white rhinoceros
Lifespan Can live up to 50 years old
Diet Will eat a lot of plants but sometimes meat
Length Can get up to 2-4 meters long
Height can get up to 3 to 4 feet tall maybe taller depending on weight
Senses the White Rhino has poor eyesight but good sense of smell and hearing
Color the rhino normally is a gray whitish color
Range from south Africa up to the horn of Africa
Predators and Prey
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