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African rhinos

William R. Sanford

African rhinos

by William R. Sanford

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Published by Crestwood House in Mankato, Minn .
Written in

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Black rhinoceros -- Juvenile literature,
    • White rhinoceros -- Juvenile literature,
    • Rhinoceroses -- Juvenile literature,
    • Mammals -- Africa -- Juvenile literature,
    • Black rhinoceros,
    • White rhinoceros,
    • Rhinoceroses -- Africa

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the rhinoceroses of Africa, particularly the white and black rhinoceroses, and one particular effort in Texas to conserve this endangered species.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby William R. Sanford, Carl Green ; edited by Howard Schroeder.
      SeriesWildlife, habits & habitats
      ContributionsGreen, Carl R., Schroeder, Howard., Baker Street Productions.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.U63 S26 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2372951M
      ISBN 100896863271
      LC Control Number87000996

      AFRICAN RHINOS THE WHITE RHINO The white rhino is one of the two rhino species found in Africa. Despite its name the white rhino is not actually white at all, its skin is grey in colour. White rhinos have two horns and a square upper lip which help them to graze. White rhino can grow to be larger than any other land mammal except for elephants. Rhino in the House: The Story of Saving Samia by Daniel Kirk. From the award-winning author of the bestselling Library Mouse series comes a biographical picture book about the true story of rhino champion Anna Merz and the black rhinoceros Samia.

      Grouped Work ID: c08e8becece38bd3e78a9: Full title: african rhinos: Author: nelson kristin l: Grouping Category: book: Last Update: PM. African black rhino numbers have increased by over 1, T / F; African black rhinos are now no longer endangered. T / F; African black rhino numbers rose by % for six years. T / F; Conservationists have created a better mix of male and female rhinos. T / F; Rhino numbers have gone up without the help of new laws. T / F; Conservationists.

        Black rhino facts for kids, students and adults. Find out about this critically endangered African rhinoceros, including its habitat, diet, related animals and why it is threatened.. Be sure to watch the incredible video of a black rhino chasing a pack of African wild dogs away from a water hole!   In general, rhinos are herbivores, but there are two types of rhinos in Africa: white and black. One might expect the adjectives of white and black to refer to the color of the rhino. There is a major difference between a black and a white rhino. Rhinos are all grey, but the shape of their mouths tells a difference between the two rhinos.


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African Rhinos (Pull Ahead Books ― Animals) Paperback – January 1, by Kristin L. Nelson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kristin L. Nelson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

/5(2). The African Rhinos (Wildlife, Habits & Habitat) Library Binding – February 1, by William R. Sanford (Author) › Visit Amazon's William R. Sanford Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: William R. Sanford, Carl R. Green, Howard Schroeder. African rhinos are the victims of mass murder by ever more sophisticated and well financed poachers who gain untold wealth from the new rich in east African rhinos book fuelled by the superstitious nonsense they espouse about the magical effect of rhino horn/5().

A beautiful but rather meandering book, (Bass is a little too non-linear and poetic for my taste) Rick Bass, who has written books on wolves and grizzly bears, journeys to SW Africa to search for the elusive black rhino, a rare and reclusive animal that is among the rarest large mammals left on Earth/5.

Get this from a library. The African rhinos. [Gloria G Schlaepfer; Mary Lou Samuelson] -- Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and life cycle of the two species of African rhinoceros and examines efforts to protect them from extinction. Full-color photos help tell the story of. Get this from a library.

The African rhinos. [William R Sanford; Carl R Green; Howard Schroeder; Baker Street Productions.] -- Discusses the rhinoceroses of Africa, particularly the white and black rhinoceroses, and one particular effort in Texas African rhinos book conserve this endangered species.

African rhinos. [Kristin L Nelson] -- Discusses the physiology, diet, habitat, and behavior of rhinoceroses. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kristin L Nelson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Get this from a library. African rhinos. [Alison Tibbitts; Alan Roocroft] -- Describes the phyical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of the two African species of rhinoceros.

The Last Rhinos goes far beyond a story about rhinos. Lawrence Anthony, in his attempt to stop the northern white rhinos from going extinct, finds himself as an unlikely go-between trying to stop a war that has been raging in Africa for decades/5.

Scott Alexander is the author of 3 books: Rhinoceros Success, Advanced Rhinocerology and Rhinocerotic Relativity. Written when Scott was 23 years old, the rhino books have now sold over 3 million copies.

Today Scott speaks worldwide, presenting his unique and humorous philosophy of success and motivation/5().

out of 5 stars THE BLACK RHINO OF NAMIBIA. This book was first published inhas pages, 3 parts, no photos but 1 map of Namibia. RICK BASS was born on in Forth Worth, Texas, son of a geologist and he studied petroleum geology at Utah State University/5(25).

The origin of the two living African rhinos can be traced to the late Miocene (6 mya) species Ceratotherium neumayri.

The lineages containing the living species diverged by the early Pliocene ( mya), when Diceros praecox, the likely ancestor of the black rhinoceros, appears in the fossil : Mammalia. The Last Wild Rhino is more of an action/adventure story than a in-depth look at conservation efforts.

The scenes involving the rhinos are very detailed, which seems intentional to show how brutal it really is, without sugar coating it/5.

Get this from a library. We need African rhinos. [Nancy Furstinger] -- "Explores the roles of African rhinos in savanna ecosystems, including rhinos' importance to ecosystems, threats to rhino populations, and conservation efforts.

Features sidebars, two infographics. Lawrence Anthony (17 September – 2 March ) was an international conservationist, environmentalist, explorer and bestselling author. He was the long-standing head of conservation at the Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, South Africa, and the Founder of The Earth Organization, a privately registered, independent, international conservation and environmental group with a strong Born: 17 SeptemberJohannesburg, South Africa.

Bookshare - Accessible Books for Individuals with Print DisabilitiesPages: Black rhinos feed at night and during the gloaming hours of dawn and dusk. Under the hot African sun, they take cover by lying in the shade. Rhinos are also wallowers.

The greatest threat facing African rhinos is poaching for the illegal trade in their horns, which has soared in recent years. The number of rhinos poached in South Africa alone has increased by 9,% since - from 13 to a record 1, in   Chameleon Books has partnered with the South African Department of Arts and Culture in an important literacy and education project, but they need your help.

Together they have set up a Thundafund crowdfunding campaign which aims to raise money to do a print run of the Rescuing Rhino book with each funder being rewarded with books to donate to. Where do over 80 percent of black rhinos live.

What is a midden and why do rhinos make them. How many horns does a black rhino have. In Black Rhino, you will find answers to these questions as you learn why this powerful animal needs a lot of help from concerned people so that it does not disappear from this Earth.

From hour guards to relocating these 1-ton animals, conservationists have. A rhinoceros (/ r aɪ ˈ n ɒ s ər ə s /, from Greek rhinokerōs, meaning 'nose-horned', from rhis, meaning 'nose', and keras, meaning 'horn'), commonly abbreviated to rhino, is one of any five extant species of odd-toed ungulates in the family Rhinocerotidae, as well as any of the numerous extinct species of the extant species are native to Africa, and three to Southern : Mammalia.African rhinos can weigh more than a car.

They have tough, wrinkled, dark gray skin and two horns that they use to defend themselves and find food. Charge ahead with a herd of African rhinos in this book.Books shelved as rhinoceros: I'm In Charge!

by Jeanne Willis, The Last Rhinos: My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures by Lawrence Anthon.