What does the name rhinoceros mean?
The name rhinoceros means "nose horn" and is often shortened to rhino.
How many kinds of rhinos are there?
There are five different species of rhinoceros, three native to southern Asia and two native to Africa. They are the Black Rhinoceros, White Rhinoceros, Indian Rhinoceros, Javan Rhinoceros and Sumatran Rhinoceros.
What do rhinos like to eat?
Rhinoceros are herbivores (plant eaters).
What is a group of rhinos called?
A group of rhinoceros is called a ‘herd’ or a ‘crash’.
What colour are White Rhinoceros'?
Despite their name, White Rhinoceros are actually gray.
How many teeth do rhinos have?
Rhinos have between 24 to 34 teeth, depending on the species.
Why do rhinos love mud?
Rhinos love wallowing in the mud and letting it dry. They are protecting their skin from the sun.
Why do rhinos let birds sit on them?
Oxpeckers are friends with rhinos. Rhinos have bugs on their skin that the birds eat, keeping the rhinos clean. The oxpeckers can also sound the alarm, warning the rhino if any danger is about.