white rhinoceros

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Synonyms for white rhinoceros

large light-grey African rhinoceros having two horns

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Graham and Dorothy are part of an endangered species breeding programme at Blair Drummond, which, along with fundraising and awareness, has played a crucial role the conservation of the southern white rhinoceros.
The zoo announced the birth of a southern white rhinoceros calf on November 12.
Did you know that the record for the longest horn is held by a white rhinoceros, whose horn was 1.
INDIA cricketer Rohit Sharma has joined an antipoaching campaign to save the wild animals of Africa as he along with Hollywood actors Matt Le Blanc and Salma Hayek will be involved in taking care of the last surviving Northern White Rhinoceros of the rare species.
Today, the survival of the northern white rhinoceros and dozens of other species could hinge on the collection amassed over nearly 40 years that has become the largest gene bank of its kind: The Frozen Zoo.
A typical game drive will yield black and white rhinoceros, elephant, lion, hyaena, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, warthog and a host of plains game such as sable, tsessebe, impala, waterbuck, kudu, nyala, andblesbok.
PRAGUECity, Dhu-AlHijjah 24, 1435, Oct 18, 2014, SPA -- A Czech zoo says a 34-year-old northern white rhinoceros has died in Kenya, further reducing the world's dwindling population of the critically endangered animal, AP reported.
You can choose which animal you want to adopt from this list: White Rhinoceros, Burchell's Zebra, Giraffe, Cheetah, African Lion, African Elephant, African Wild Dog, Humboldt Penguin, Bactrian Camel, Bengal Tiger, Hippopotamus or Bengal Tiger.
Two white rhinoceros sold for N$340,000 each, six sable antelope for an average of N$268,333 with the highest price of N$430,000 paid for a sable cow.
Environment News Service reports: "In total some 320 species are affected by these proposed changes, including the African elephant, white rhinoceros, several shark species and the manta ray in demand for luxury banquet foods, frogs, crocodiles, valuable tropical timbers, ornamental and medicinal plants and many other animals and plants.
KNOWSLEY Safari Park has double joy to celebrate with the birth of two white rhinoceros calves.
Al Ain Zoo welcomed a number of newborns to its family this year, including White Rhinoceros, Zebra, Rhim Ghazelle, Chital, Scimitar-Horned Oryx, Addax, and also recently unveiled a new Hippopotamus exhibit.
Summary: A rare white rhinoceros has been born at a zoo in Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv.
Using frozen adult skin cells from an endangered primate called a drill and from a northern white rhinoceros, scientists coaxed the cells into an embryonic stem cell-like state.
Loring and her colleagues at the Scripps Research Institute then created stemcells from frozen skin cells of two such endangered species - the drill and the northern white rhinoceros.