Rhinocerous - Animal World Special Images
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Black Rhino 1st Image

Black Rhino 1st Image

1st Image: The behavior, in this and the next image, well illustrates a Black Rhino female's dependance on her sense of smell. She is trying to figure out what the strange object--our vehicle--was. A rhino's eyesight is very poor, and so she comes closer to utilize her excellent sense of smell. Also, note that the pointed lips of this species are optimized for browsing, rather than for grazing, although this species actually does both. [Serengeti, Tanzania].