The heart of a rhino


Did you know the heart of a white rhino weighs approximately 22 lbs,

while the smaller Sumatran rhino heart is 10-12 lbs?

white rhino heart weighing 22 lbs

White Rhino Heart: William Perez’s Veterinary Anatomy Facebook

In comparison, an elephant heart weighs 26-46 lbs, and a human heart merely 11 ounces.

white rhino duo at Lewa

White rhino duo at Lewa Conservancy in Kenya

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