Diceros bicornis


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Noun1.Diceros bicornis - African rhinoDiceros bicornis - African rhino; in danger of extinction
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
Diceros, genus Diceros - most common species in Africa
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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].
the listing of the Eastern Black Rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) as a protected species in South Africa.
[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.
2014); indeed, if enough features are recorded, leopard, snow leopard, tiger, white rhino Ceratotherium simum and black rhino Diceros bicornis individuals may be identified from spoor alone (Stander et al.
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.
THE WESTERN BLACK RHINOCEROS (Diceros bicornis longipes) emerged some seven or eight million years ago, as one of the sub-species of the black rhino.