Northren white rhinoceros

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Northren white rhinoceros
Angalifu, a male northren white rhinoceros at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Angalifu dee'd 14 Dizember 2014[1]
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Faimily: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Ceratotherium
Species: C. simum
Subspecies: C. s. cottoni
Trinomial name
Ceratotherium simum cottoni
(Lydekker, 1908)
Orange = Northren white rhino range, Green = Soothren white rhino range

The northren white rhinoceros, or northren square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni), is ane o the twa subspecies o the white rhinoceros. Umwhile foond in several kintras in East an Central Africae sooth o the Sahara, it is leetit as Creetically endangert. This subspecies is a grazer in grasslands an savanna firthlands. As o November 2018, thare are anerly twa rhinos o this subspecies left. They aw belang tae the Dvůr Králové Zoo in the Czech Republic but live in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenyae an are protectit roond-the-clock bi airmit gairds. Accordin tae the latest IUCN's assessment frae 2011, the subspecies is considert "Creetically Endangert (Possibly Extinct in the Wild)".[2]

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  1. "A northern white rhino has died. There are now five left in the entire world". The Washington Post. 15 December 2014.
  2. a b Emslie, R. (2011). "Ceratotherium simum ssp. cottoni". IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T4183A10575517. Retrieved 25 November 2015.CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link)

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