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rhinoceros

an odd-toed ungulate in the family Rhinocerotidae of the order Perissodactyla, with a massive size, thick, armourplate-like skin and one or two horns low down in the middle of the face. They are herbivorous, partly nocturnal, unpredictable and aggressive. There are several genera including Diceros (white and black rhinos), Ceratotherium simum (white rhino), Dicerorhinus (Sumatran rhino) and Rhinoceros (Indian rhino).
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The workshop, organized by the General Environment Protection Authority and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), aimed to promote conservation-friendly international trade in wild animals and plants so as not to threaten their survival, and to introduce alternatives for illegal materials such as the rhinoceros horn used in manufacturing traditional Yemeni daggers or jambiyas.
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Following the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species' (CITES) approval of an annual quota of five black rhinoceros, the ministry will also offer black rhinos for trophy hunting.
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Oudry's ambition was threefold: to offer a corrective to the prevailing, but anatomically inaccurate, artistic view of the animal in Albrecht Durer's Rhinoceros woodcut from 1515; to solidify his reputation over Alexandre-Francois Desportes and Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin as the preeminent animal painter of his day; and to cash in on the consumer craze for all things Clara, including Meissen porcelain figurines and what one countess described as ribbons "a la rhinoceros.
Andalas, a 6-year-old male Sumatran rhinoceros weighing at least 1,300 pounds, will be transported to Indonesia this week to breed with other rhinos.
At a celebration party following the opening of Rhinoceros in London, a number of critics expressed high critical acclaim for the play.
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One of the world's most endangered mammals, the Bornean subspecies of the Sumatran rhinoceros, has been captured on film in the wild for the first time.
The Sumatran rhinoceros will soon be extinct if it continues to lose its habitat at the current pace.
CLARA'S GRAND TOUR: Travels with a Rhinoceros in Eighteenth-Century Europe GLYNIS RIDLEY
A Sumatran rhinoceros named Emi gave birth to her second baby--a 34 kilogram (75 pound) female named Suci (SUE-chee).