Species Spotlight: White Rhino

White Rhino

Questions and Answers

What are the two subspecies of white rhino?
Northern white rhinos and southern white rhinos are genetically distinct subspecies and are found in two different regions in Africa.

Where do white rhinos live?
The majority of white rhinos are found in just four countries: South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Kenya.

What are the different species of African rhinos?
African rhinos are divided into two species – the black rhino and the white rhino. Both live in open savanna and are threatened by the illegal trade for their horn. Black rhinos also live in tropical bushland.



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