Informatie over White Rhino
White rhinos are the second largest land mammal after the elephant. Adult males can reach up to 1.85m in height and weigh an impressive 3.6 tonnes. The name "white rhinoceros" is a mistranslation where the English word "white" is said to have been derived of the Dutch word "wijd", which means "wide" in English. The word "wide" refers to the width of the rhinoceros's mouth.
Interessante feiten over White Rhino
White rhinos are surprisingly agile and can run very fast, up to 40 km/h for short periods.
They have poor eyesight, but a very good sense of hearing and smell.
White rhinos can communicate vocally, using a wide range of sounds from calf squeaking to snarling or wailing of adults.