Indie rhinoceros

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Indie rhinoceros[1]
Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) in the Kaziranga Naitional Pairk
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Faimily: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Rhinoceros
Species: R. unicornis
Binomial name
Rhinoceros unicornis
Indie rhinoceros range

The Indie rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), an aa criwd the greater ane-horned rhinoceros an Indian ane-horned rhinoceros, belangs tae the Rhinocerotidae faimily. Leetit as a vulnerable species, the lairge mammal is primarily foond in north-eastren Indie's Assam an in pertectit auries in the Terai o Nepal, whaur populations are confined tae the riverine grasslands in the fithills o the Himalayas.[2]

The Indian rhinoceros ance ranged throughoot the entire stretch o the Indo-Gangetic Plain, but excessive huntin reduced the naitural habitat drastically. Theday, aboot 3,000 rhinos live in the wild, 2,000 o which are foond in Indie's Assam alone.[3]

It is the fift lairgest land animal.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Grubb, P. (2005). "Order Perissodactyla". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 636. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. a b Talukdar, B. K., Emslie, R., Bist, S. S., Choudhury, A., Ellis, S., Bonal, B. S., Malakar, M. C., Talukdar, B. N. Barua, M. (2008). "Rhinoceros unicornis". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  3. Sarma, P.K., Talukdar, B.K., Sarma, K., Barua, M. (2009) Assessment of habitat change and threats to the greater one-horned rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis) in Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, using multi-temporal satellite data Archived 2017-02-10 at the Wayback Machine. Pachyderm No. 46 July–December 2009: 18–24.