All About Rhinoceros !
- The name rhinoceros means ‘nose horn’ and is often shortened to rhino
- There are five different species of rhinoceros, three native to southern Asia and two native to Africa
- Three of the five rhinoceros species are listed as being critically endangered.
- Relative to their large body size, rhinoceros have small brains.
- Rhinoceros are often hunted by humans for their horns
What is a group of rhinos called? ( Herd or Crash)
- Herd or crash
Why do rhinos love mud? ( Rhinos love wallowing in the mud and letting it dry. They are protecting their skin from the sun.)
- It keeps them cool
- To protect their skin
- They like mud pies
- To hide from lions
Why do rhinos let birds sit on them? ( Oxpeckers are friends with rhinos. Rhinos have bugs on their skin that the birds eat, keeping the rhinos clean. The oxpeckers can also sound the alarm, warning the rhino if any danger is about.)
- To let the birds rest
- To eat bugs
- To massage the rhinos
- They don’t know the birds are there
How long are rhinos pregnant? ( 15-18 months depending on the species)
- 12-14 months
- 15-18 months
- 20-24 months
- 30-32 months
Q: What did the grape say when the Rhinoceros stood on it?
A: Nothing, it just let out a little wine!
Q: What do you get when you cross a Rhino with a garden?
Q: What do you call a rhino without a horn?
Q: What time is it when a rhino sits on your bed?
A: Time for a new bed!
Q: When does a rhino go “moooo”?
A: When it’s learning a new language
Q: Why did the rhino get a ticket?
A: He ran through the stomp sign