Ceratotherium simum


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Related to Ceratotherium simum: white rhinoceros
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Noun1.Ceratotherium simum - large light-grey African rhinoceros having two hornsCeratotherium simum - large light-grey African rhinoceros having two horns; endangered; sometimes placed in genus Diceros
rhino, rhinoceros - massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout
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The white rhino's scientific name, Ceratotherium simum simum, tells us that this animal is a flat-nosed (simum), horned (ceros) beast (therio).
Key words: Ceratotherium simum, Commiphora marlothii, scent marking, sign-posting, tree rubbing, white rhinos, zoopharmacognosy
The social ethology of the white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Burchell 1817).