Northren white rhinoceros

subspecies o white rhinoceros
Northren white rhinoceros
Northern White Rhinoceros Angalifu.jpg
Angalifu, a male northren white rhinoceros at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Angalifu dee'd 14 Dizember 2014[1]
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Faimily: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Ceratotherium
Species: C. simum
Subspecies: C. s. cottoni
Trinomial name
Ceratotherium simum cottoni
(Lydekker, 1908)
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Orange = Northren white rhino range, Green = Soothren white rhino range

The northren white rhinoceros, or northren square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni), is ane o the twa subspecies o the white rhinoceros. Umwhile foond in several kintras in East an Central Africae sooth o the Sahara, it is leetit as Creetically endangert. This subspecies is a grazer in grasslands an savanna firthlands. As o November 2018, thare are anerly twa rhinos o this subspecies left. They aw belang tae the Dvůr Králové Zoo in the Czech Republic but live in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenyae an are protectit roond-the-clock bi airmit gairds. Accordin tae the latest IUCN's assessment frae 2011, the subspecies is considert "Creetically Endangert (Possibly Extinct in the Wild)".[2]


  1. "A northern white rhino has died. There are now five left in the entire world". The Washington Post. 15 December 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Emslie, R. (2011). "Ceratotherium simum ssp. cottoni". IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T4183A10575517. Retrieved 25 November 2015.CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link)

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