Soothren white rhinoceros

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Soothren white rhinoceros
Pilanesberg Rhino.JPG
A Soothren white rhinoceros in Pilanesberg National Park, Sooth Africae.
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Faimily: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Ceratotherium
Species: C. simum
Subspecies: C. s. simum
Trinomial name
Ceratotherium simum simum
(Burchell, 1817)
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Range map in green
Synonyms

Ceratotherium simum burchellii
(Desmarest, 1822)
Ceratotherium simum oswellii
(Elliot, 1847)
Ceratotherium simum kiaboaba
(Murray, 1866)

The soothren white rhinoceros or soothren square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum), is ane o the twa subspecies o the white rhinoceros. It is the maist common an widespread species o the rhinoceros.

As o late Dizember 2007, the tot population wis estimatit at 17,460 soothren white rhino in the wild, makkin thaim bi far the maist abundant subspecies o rhino in the warld. Sooth Africae is the stranghauld for this subspecies (93.0%), conservin 16,255 individuals in the wild in 2007. Housomeivver, the current census frae Save the Rhino's offeecial wabsteid revealed thare are 19,682–21,077 soothren white rhinoceros syne 2015.[2]

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  1. Emslie, R. (2011). "Ceratotherium simum ssp. simum". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  2. "Rhino population figures". SaveTheRhino.org. 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 

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