Category: rhino trivia


Rhino Moms

Fierce and protective yet gentle and patient – rhino moms may be some of the best mothers in the animal…View Full Release »


The Rhiny Awards: Can You Guess the Winners?

    Welcome to the First Annual Rhiny Awards! With award season in full-swing we thought there are a few…View Full Release »


The Spider Flower and Greater One-Horned Rhinos

The spider flower (Cleome sp.), originally from the tropics of South America, is a popular landscape plant in Europe and…View Full Release »


25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos

The word rhinoceros is a combination of two Greek words – rhino (nose) and ceros (horn). There are five living…View Full Release »


Sumatran Rhino Ancestors: The Woolly Rhino

Oddly enough, the Sumatran rhinos of southeast Asia – the smallest and most endangered rhinos in the world – are…View Full Release »


How long are rhino pregnancies?

Rhino pregnancies last 15 – 16 months! The only animals with longer gestation periods are elephants, which carry a fetus…View Full Release »


A Postage Stamp from the West African Nation of Liberia

A postage stamp from the West African nation of Liberia depicts a black rhinoceros, but biologists remain uncertain as to…View Full Release »


What name did Tarzan give to rhinos?

In the famous book series written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan names the different animals of the jungle. Tarzan’s name…View Full Release »


The Colors of the Rhino

White rhinos aren’t white and black rhinos aren’t black. All rhinos are essentially grayish-brown, but often take on the color…View Full Release »


How may neck bones does a rhino have?

Rhinos have seven vertebrae in their necks, the same number as all other mammals, from bats to giraffes.