Black Rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis


Habitat: Woodland and savanna with permanent water sources

Weight: Male: 700-1000 kilos | Female: 700-1400 kilos

Diet: Herbivore — Mostly leaves, shoots, stems, and some fruit.

Lifespan: 30-40 years

Gestation Period: 15 months

Threats: Poaching • Habitat loss • Political instability

An adult black rhinoceros pauses to investigate its surroundings.

An adult black rhinoceros pauses to investigate its surroundings.