Eastern black rhinoceros

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Eastern black rhinoceros
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Diceros
Species: D. bicornis
Trinomial name
Diceros bicornis michaeli

The Eastern black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis michaeli) is also known as the East African black rhinoceros. It is a critically endangered subspecies of black rhino that lives in woodland and scrubland biome. It lives in countries like Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Black rhinos typically weigh up to 2,090 to 2,870 lbs and get up to 4.7 to 5.2 ft tall and live up to 40 years.

References[change | change source]

  1. Emslie R. 2011. Diceros bicornis ssp. michaeli. id: 39230