Scientific nameLoxodonta africana

Type: Mammals

Diet: Herbivore

Height: 3.2 m

Habitat: Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests, Flooded Grasslands and Savannahs, Miombo woodlands, Acacia savannahs.

Average life span in the wild: Up to 70 years

Status: Endangered

Fun Fact

  • Rhinos might be big, but they can run up to 40 miles per hour.
  • Rhinos like the mud because it helps to protect their sensitive skin from the sun.
  • The word rhinoceros comes from the Greek words for nose and horn.
  • They have good hearing, but poor eyesight.