Species Spotlight: Black Rhino

Two Black Rhinoceros and Lilac-breasted Roller

Which African rhino is smaller – black or white?

Black rhinos are the smaller of the two African rhino species. The most notable difference between the two is the black rhino’s hooked upper lip, an adaptation for its diet.

What color are black rhinos?

Black and white rhinos are both actually gray.

How does WWF move rhinos to save them?

WWF works in South Africa to translocate and establish new populations of critically endangered black rhinos and provide equipment and training for rangers to monitor and protect them.


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