White Rhinoceroses

The White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is the most numerous species of rhinoceros, found in the grasslands and savannas of southern Sudan and South Africa. This rhinoceros weighs up to 2.3 tonnes, and is recognizable by its distinctive hump on the nape of its neck. Poached for its horns, the White Rhinoceros is endangered and dependent on conversation. Learn more about this species of rhinoceros in this category.