Animal of the Month
What's so special about it?
|White Rhinoceros; Photo by Leah Mahoney|
thereby reducing demand for it overall. Unfortunately, it may be too late to save the northern sub-species of this animal, which seems doomed to join the western Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis longipes) in extinction.
Where can I see one?South Africa forms the stronghold of the southern White Rhino sub-species, with 93% of the total wild population residing there. It is the most common Rhino species held in captivity, with adults, juveniles and newborn calves currently on display at Australia Zoo.
Is there anything similar near Brisbane?
|Giant Wombat; Image courtesy of Wikipedia|