Rhinoceros is the second massive living land animal after elephant along with hippopotamus. Two of the existing five species are native to Africa and three to southern Asia. Rhinoceros reach one ton or more in weight. They are herbivorous in diet and generally eat leafy material. They have a thick protective skin, 1.55 cm thick, and a large horn. Both African species and the Sumatran Rhinoceros have two horns, while the Indian and Javan Rhinoceros have a single horn.


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