African Rhinoceroses: Black and White

What is the difference between African Rhinoceroses – the White Rhinoceros and the Black Rhinoceros?

A White Rhinoceros is grey and a Black Rhinoceros is dark grey.

A White Rhinoceros is larger than a Black Rhinoceros.

A White Rhinoceros has shorter horns than a Black Rhinoceros.

A White Rhinoceros is a grazer (eats grass) and a Black Rhinoceros is a browser (eats leaves and twigs from trees).

A White Rhinoceros has a square lip and a Black Rhinoceros has a hooked lip.

A White Rhinoceros has a heavy low head and a Black Rhinoceros holds its head up higher.

 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

 

Rhinoceros

White Rhinoceros (left) and Black Rhinoceros (right)

 

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