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Noun1.Diceros - most common species in AfricaDiceros - most common species in Africa  
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis - African rhino; in danger of extinction
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2002: Remote assessment of stress in white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) and black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) by measurement of adrenal steroids in feces.
The Western black rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes) was also critically endangered in 2009, and within two years, its whole population was gone from the world because of continuous illegal poaching of its horns.
In June 2016, a black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis minor) with an M.
Common ungulates include plains zebra (Equus burchelli), impala (Aepyceros melampus), dik-dik (Madoqua kirkii), Grant's gazelle (Gazella granti), African elephant (Loxodonta africana), hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus), oryx (Oryx beisa), eland (Taurotragus oryx), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), buffalo (Syncerus caffer), gerenuk (Litocranius walleri), black rhino (Diceros bicornis), white rhino (Ceratotherium simum), Grevys zebra (Equus grevyi), and waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) [33].
Diet of black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis minor) as determined by faecal microhistological analysis at the Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre, Limpopo Province--a preliminary investigation.--S.
[12] found similar results in their study on black rhinos (Diceros bicornis).
Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) has suffered dramatic decline of all mammals in the recent history and the species is currently categorized as critically endangered in the International Union of Conservation for the Nature Red List (IUCN) [1, 2].
Saying that, their Latin name - diceros bicornis - sounds like something right out of Dumbledore's spell book.
Funkhouser (1917) states that the life cycle of Stictocephala diceros (Say) is long because the fifth nymphal instar is much longer than the preceding ones; similarly, this phenomenon was observed in C.
The control-free areas in the study area range from 450-1100 ha, where there are Cape buffalo Syncerus caffer (Sparrman, 1779), giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis (L., 1758), blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus (Burchell, 1823), white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Burchell, 1817), black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis (L., 1758), impala Aepyceros melampus (Lichtenstein, 1812), kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Pallas, 1766), waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus (Ogilby, 1833), gemsbok Oryxgazella (L., 1758) and zebra (Equus quagga burchelli) (Boddaert, 1785).
There are only five rhinoceros species remaining worldwide, and they are categorized into two general groups: Asian rhinos, which include the Javan (Rhinoceros sondaicus), Sumatran (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), and the Indian (Rhinoceros unicornis) rhino; and African rhinos, which include the black (Diceros bicornis) and white rhino.