Physical Characteristics Largest Rhinoceros 6000 pounds-male 2000 pounds-female Average height 1.7 meters tall Grayish with black head Skin tone can be brownish Armor, riveted like skin One Horn Has many folds and bumps
Habitat/Location/Diet Northeastern India Grasslands Grass can be up to 8 meters tall. Marshy swamps bordered by woodlands Apples Hay Vegetables- Lettuce, carrots, sweet potatoes Peanut butter as treat in zoos Grass, shrubs, branches, and leaves.
General Individual Behaviors Resting Wallowing Charging Swimming Drinking Grazing Foraging for food
General Social Behaviors Seeking Mate Breeding Caring For Young Defending Territory Marking Territory
Conservation And Research Zoo Enrichment Project- A cardboard sandwich made out of the Rhinoceros’s favorite foods such as peanut butter, lettuce, apples, and sweet potatoes. Zoos keep the animals healthy and feed them right. The Buffalo Zoo’s motto is that they won’t feed their animals something they won’t eat.
Fun Facts Rhinos have great hearing and smell but poor eyesight. There is a myth that the Indian One Horned Rhino is related to the unicorn. 60 percent of pregnancies are successful Male Rhinos have nothing to do with raising the young.