• Rhinoceros are a group of 5 surviving species of odd-toed hoofed animals (ungulates) in the family Rhinocerotidae
  • They are characterised by its size, large horn and a thick protective skin
  • They are herbivores (eat leafy plants and grass)
  • Africa is home to 2 of the 5 rhino species – white and black rhino
  • Black rhino are classified as Critically Endangered
  • White rhino are classified as Near Threatened
  • South Africa hosts more than 90% of the world’s white rhino and 30% of the black rhino