Ceratotherium


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  • noun

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The social ethology of the white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Burchell 1817).
The team, assembled by the Gazi University's faculty of arts and sciences and the NevE-ehir Cultural and Natural Heritage Preservation General Directorate, found the rare fossil ceratotherium neumayri, a type of rhino that lived in the Anatolian region of modern-day Turkey during the late Miocene and thought by scientists to be an ancestor of both the white rhinoceros and black rhinoceros of Africa.
Scientists at the University of Montpelier, France, found what they believe to be a two-horned rhinocerotine Ceratotherium neumayri, an animal common in the late Miocene era of the eastern Mediterranean.
The white rhino's scientific name, Ceratotherium simum simum, tells us that this animal is a flat-nosed (simum), horned (ceros) beast (therio).
The southern white or square-lipped rhino, Ceratotherium simum, an endangered species from at least the late nineteenth century, has been afforded respect, even reverence, and care by Zululand's colonial and postcolonial authorities--specifically by individual men working for these authorities--over a period of a hundred years.