Ceratotherium simum - #2011

Lateral view of mounted skeleton of trotting animal.  Also as Square-lipped Rhinoceros|Southern White Rhinoceros.

Ceratotherium simum - #2011

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White Rhinoceros

Lateral view of mounted skeleton of trotting animal. Also as Square-lipped Rhinoceros|Southern White Rhinoceros., Josh Villemarette

Distribution: Southern Africa in SE Angola, Botswana, NE Namibia, S Mozambique, South Africa (north of Orange-Vaal Rivers and in KwaZulu-Natal), Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and possibly also SW Zambia. Now much restricted in distribution; in south of range, extinct except in E KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), but reintroduced into other parts of South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo Prov., Mpumalanga, Free State), Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Botswana; introduced into Zambia and Kenya. In north of range, now confined to NE Dem. Rep. Congo.
Family: Rhinocerotidae (rhinoceroses)