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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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Other rhinoceroses can ward off evil and get rid of poison, but their efficacy is not as marvelous as the Tongtain one.
Three baby black rhinoceroses have brought new hope for survival of the species.
It's a very strange hobby to have, but I guess it's just one of those things rhinoceroses do.
Earlier this week, poachers attacked two rhinoceroses after they too had strayed out of the boundaries of the reserve, which is inundated by floods.
of Reading) tosses out the rhinoceroses and finds remarkably fresh and seditious ideas, including the idea that Wittgenstein considered his early work wrong and therefore an example of how all philosophical theorizing is spawned by misunderstanding.
Scientist believe that the region then supported large populations of herbivores such as bison, mammoths, horses, and wooly rhinoceroses (SN: 4/19/03,p.
But as our photo caravan bumped along the dirt road in the East African habitat, we ran into group after group of friendly rhinoceroses.
five-toed' animals, save for a restricted group: porcupines, hedgehogs, monitor lizards, hares, tortoises - and often rhinoceroses (khadga).
Washington, May 12 ( ANI ): The progressive disappearance of seed-dispersing animals like elephants and rhinoceroses is putting the structural integrity and biodiversity of the tropical forest of South-East Asia at risk, researchers have warned.
For example, skeletal remains at Kenya's Lothagam site document widespread extinctions during that period and the rise of ancestors of animals such as giraffes, rhinoceroses, and antelope.
Rosenaur, who has 148 acres on the 30300 block of Arrastre Canyon Road, will have wildcats, lions, tigers, cheetahs, rhinoceroses, elephants, zebras and other animals on the property, known as Serengeti Ranch, Fricano said.