There are TWO types of Rhino
Rhino are grey in colour, not black or white as their names suggest. One of the theories is that the term White Rhino is a mistranslation;
the Dutch settlers in South Africa initially called them “Weid mond Rhino”, meaning “Wide-mouth Rhino”.
White Rhino are larger than Black Rhino and are square-lipped. The White Rhino is a grazer with a wide mouth, best designed for eating grass.
The females weigh around 1350kg and the males can weigh up to 2400kg.
It is not unusual to see White Rhino in a herd called a “Crash” of Rhinos.
Black Rhino are solitary. Black Rhino are browsers and have hooked lips. The use their pointed upper lip to grasp leaves and twigs. They also have a bigger hump on their neck.
Black Rhino are smaller than White Rhino and can weigh between 900kg and 1000kg.
Black Rhino are more solitary, being seen most often on their own. They tend to be bad tempered too.