White Rhinoceros   RHINO
White Rhinoceros
White Rhinoceros
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Scientific Name:
Ceratotherium simum
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Square-lipped Rhinoceros, Northern White Rhinoceros - C. s. cottoni (US FWS)
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
NT-IUCN: 2008
EN-US FWS: June 2, 1970
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:

Facts Summary:
The White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): Africa. This species is also known by the following name(s): Square-lipped Rhinoceros, Northern White Rhinoceros - C. s. cottoni (US FWS).

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