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black rhinoceros Line breaks: black rhi|noceros

Definition of black rhinoceros in English:


A two-horned rhinoceros with a prehensile upper lip, found in Africa south of the Sahara.
  • Diceros bicornis, family Rhinocerotidae
Example sentences
  • One species that has fared particularly poorly is the black rhinoceros, the browsing species of rhino that is listed as critically endangered.
  • But Fay hopes to prevent the area's elephants from sharing the fate of the black rhinoceros, which was poached to local extinction in the 1980s.
  • The black rhinoceros is thought to be a solitary animal, yet it is a common phenomenon that they arrive at waterholes from separate locations at similar times of night.
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