Rhinos sleep standing up.
*Rhinos are distantly related to the horse
*The White Rhinos is the largest, weighing up to 5000lbs,
the Sumatran is the smallest, weighing “just” 1750lbs.
*Rhinos roll in the mud so they don’t get sunburned
*Rhino dung piles reach up to 3ft. high
*The Javan Rhino is the rarest land mammal
*The longest horn was from a White Rhino, it measured just shy of 60 inches.
*Rhino pregnancies last 15-16 months
*Rhinos have poor eyesight
*Rhinos can live 40-45 years
*The birds, called oxpeckers, that “hang out” on rhinos, eat ticks and warn of danger
*A group of rhinos is called a Crash
*They can run up to 40 miles per hour
*The Swahili word for rhino is KIFARU (key-far-oo)
*Research shows the process in which rhino horns form and repair themselves could teach auto makers how to create more impact resistant bumpers.