woolly rhinoceros


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Noun1.Woolly rhinoceros - extinct thick-haired species of Arctic regionswoolly rhinoceros - extinct thick-haired species of Arctic regions
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
genus Rhinoceros - type genus of the Rhinocerotidae
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Just before making camp we were charged by an enormous woolly rhinoceros, which Plesser dropped with a perfect shot.
The little dots in the foreground became grazing herds of deer and antelope and bos; a huge woolly rhinoceros wallowed in a mudhole to the right, and beyond, a mighty mammoth culled the tender shoots from a tall tree.
About 5 million years ago, the land was high enough to have a cold alpine environment and the woolly rhinoceros, palaeoloxodon, arctic fox, argali, Tibetan antelope and ancestors of many modern mammals appeared.
Some of the extinct animals the scientific center will revive includes woolly mammoth, woolly rhinoceros, cave lion and extinct breeds of horses.
In place of the now-extinct woolly rhinoceros and European hippopotamus, why not settle the Sumatran hairy rhinoceros and African hippopotamus in the Camargue wetlands of southern France?
Apart from the remains of dinosaurs she has also found two back leg bones belonging to a woolly rhinoceros, a huge early mammal that became extinct around the time of the Ice Age.
The new themed area will focus on the world of woolly mammoths, woolly rhinoceros and sabre-toothed tigers.
THE fossil of a woolly rhinoceros skull thought to be 250,000 years old has been found on farmland.
First thoughts about hyena gnawing and bone deposits were mentioned by Jacobshagen [34] with new research being published about the hyenas, woolly rhinoceros, and cave bears [35].
They visited the crags in summer, following their mobile food supply of mammoths, woolly rhinoceros and migrating herds of reindeer, horse and bison.
The change from productive grasslands across large areas of northern Eurasia, Alaska and Yukon to less productive tundra-like habitats had a huge effect on many species, particularly on the large herbivores like the woolly rhinoceros and woolly mammoth.