How to use Black-rhinoceros in a sentence
The black rhinoceros (Rhinoceros (Diceros) bicornis) is the smaller of the two, and has a pointed prehensile upper lip. It ranges through the wooded and watered districts of Africa, from Abyssinia in the north to the Cape Colony, but its numbers are yearly diminishing, owing to the opening up of the country.
The black rhinoceros is more rarely seen in menageries in Europe than either of the Asiatic species, but one lived in the gardens of the London Zoological Society from 1868-1891.
The crater is home to enormous quantities of wild game and birds, including the rare black rhinoceros.
In the past 30 years, poaching has reduced Kenya 's black rhinoceros population from 20,000 to a mere 400.Advertisement