The name 'rhinoceros' comes from ancient Greek and means 'horned nose'. There are only 5 species of rhino left making them one of the most endangered animals.

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Image: Rhinoceros by Ray Morris

Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Rhinoceros unicornis [online]. Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/19496/0 [accessed 01/08/2015].

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Rhinoceros sondaicus [online], Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/19495/0 [accessed 01/08/2015].

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Diceros Bicornis [online], Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/6557/0 [accessed 01/08/2015].

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Dicerorhinus sumatrensis [online], Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/6553/0 [accessed 01/08/2015].

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Ceratotherium simum [online]. Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/4185/0 [accessed 01/08/2015].

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