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White Rhinoceros

Ceratotherium simum


Not sure if it was a white or black rhino.

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Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Thank you Mari for joining this mission and helping us raise awareness! Today we celebrate World Rhino Day 2012 - Please read today's blog on Project Noah:

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 8 years ago

Thanks for the mission head's up Smith'sZoo. I've added it.

Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Majestic animal! Please add your amazing pics to "Rhino Horn is Not Medicine" mission to help raise awareness!

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 8 years ago

nope, we couldn't catch it lifting its head

KarenL 8 years ago

As it appears to be grazing I would say it is most likely a white rhino as the black rhino browses in trees & shrubs for food. If you have any photos that show the face we could ID this positively as the white rhino has a square lip whereas the black's top lip is pointed.

Mari du Preez
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Mari du Preez

Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Jun 18, 2010
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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