Differences: Difference Between White And Black Rhinos

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Difference between white and black rhino’s.
White Rhino Black Rhino
Has a flat lip adapted for grazing. Has a hooked lip adapted for browsing.
Generally found in open areas, namely open plains. Generally found in dense bush, which makes them more difficult to spot.
White rhinos have horns with a thicker base, and they are generally shorter than black rhinos. Black rhinos have thin long horns that are very sought after by rhino poachers.
White rhinos are calmer and less aggressive. Black rhinos are a lot more aggressive than white rhinos.
A white rhino calf will run in front of the mother when in destress. The mother will direct the calf by touching the calf on its flank to direct it. The black rhino mother runs in front of the calf …show more content…

One such study has been published by Scandinavian and South African researchers in the Journal of Ecology, rhinos maintain the diverse African grasslands on which countless other species depend.
A keystone species is a species (the rhinos), that has a disproportionately large effect on its environment relative to its abundance. A keystone species is described as a species that plays a critical role in maintaining the structure of an ecological system or community, positively affecting many other organisms in an ecosystem and helping to determine the types and numbers of various other species in the community.
Rhinos play a very integral part in the ecosystem, and unfortunately without rhinos various other species would also go extinct. The thing that upsets me the most is the fact that very few people realize how much devastation is caused by rhino poaching, other than the fact that my children might never be able to see a wild rhino. Why the exact number of rhinos in Africa and South Africa are not publicly disclosed.
It is impossible to get an exact number of rhinos, a sampling method is used to get an estimate on how many rhinos have been

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