Rhinoceros. Interesting facts about the amazing animals (10 photos)

Looking at these animals, it seems that they have not changed since prehistoric times. Rhinos may soon disappear from the face of the earth. Despite this, people continue to destroy them. Let's take a look at some interesting facts about the rhinoceros.

Rhinos can grow over 6 feet tall and more than 11 feet in length. Rhino horns are made of keratin. The biggest horn was 125 centimeters long. On average, the horns are about 50 centimeters in length.

Black Rhino less than the white rhino.

To prevent scorching sun, rhinos lying in the mud. This technique also protects it many insects. Rhinos mercilessly destroy. Their horns are used to make ceremonial daggers in the Middle East and Chinese traditional medicine.

Black rhinos are very aggressive, but they have poor eyesight. Black rhinos can move at a speed of 56 kilometers per hour.

Black Rhino 5 days can live without water. White rhinos can live up to 45 years in the wild.

Little rhino remains in the care of his mother for 3 years.

Rhinos live on the earth for 50 million years.

The closest relatives of rhinos - the horse, not the hippos.

The gestation period is 15 black rhinos - 16 months.



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