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*WHITE RHINOCEROS* - Ceratotherium simum - YES! I CAN DO IT ! (EVER SEEN A BABY RHINO... "TAKE OFF")

Magriet Meintjes

TOLWE, South Africa

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WHITE RHINOCEROS – Ceratotherium simum
WIT RENOSTER KALFIE
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Wildlife of Southern Africa
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Amazing Wildlife

LOCATION CAPTURED: “The Kruger National Park”, South Africa.
Nikon D50
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm
Focal Length: 70mm
Exposure Mode:
1/160 sec – F/4
DESCRIPTION:
Shoulder height: 1,8m Mass: Up to 2 000kg
GESTATION:
18 Months, single calf at intervals of three years.
The jaw is square and the head is carried low., larger than the black rhinoceros, it is by contrast, far more placid and less prone to attack.
Curious by nature, tapping sounds draw its attention. In the event of a fast approach, get behind a tree.
Eyesight is poor, but both hearing and smell are acute.
The tail loops over the back when the animal is on the move.
It can reach of up to 40km/h over short distances.
It is fond of mud wallows and rubbing posts which are often polished to a fine surface.
The calf walks in front of the mother.
They are grass eaters.

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