These sites are about rhinoceroses, the second biggest land mammal. Learn about the five species and their physical characteristics, behaviors, and habitats. Find out why these animals are endangered and what is being done to protect them. View live images from a Webcam, watch several videos, and take online quizzes. Included is an eThemes Resource on endangered animals.
African Wildlife Foundation: Wildlives
This page has information about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of black and white rhino species in Africa. Includes a photo gallery.
ARKive: Species in the Family Rhinocerotidae
Click on the "More About... " link below the descriptions to see videos, photos, and fact sheets about that particular species. Includes information on the Black, Javan, White, Sumatran, and Indian rhinoceroses. NOTE: This site includes links to a blog and social networking sites.
WWF: Species: Rhino
Learn about the dangers and threats facing the rhinoceros in Africa, Asia, and Indonesia and what is being done to help. Find out why their survival matters and what you can do.
Endangered in the Wild: Africa
Learn why rhinos are endangered and what steps have been taken to protect them. Questions for discussion are at the bottom of the page. NOTE: This site contains ads.
National Geographic: Creature Feature
Read about the black rhinoceroses reaction to threats and how they use their horns. Includes video and audio of this animal.
This site is provided by a non-profit foundation dedicated to the preservation of all five rhinoceros species. Includes current rhino news, a FAQ section, and videos about conservation actions.
Fact Monster: Rhinoceros
Read a short encyclopedia entry about rhinos. Use the links at the bottom to read more about this endangered species. NOTE: This site includes banner ads, other types of ads, and sponsored links.
Enchanted Learning: Rhino Printout
This page has general information about rhinos, plus a labeled illustration and a quiz.
International Rhino Foundation
Explore this site to learn about the different subspecies of rhinos and what is being done to protect them. There are comparison charts and distribution maps, as well as online games that you can play and a rhino mask to print out.
Rhinoceros Fact Sheet
This page contains quick facts about rhinoceroses, including their physical description, range, behaviors, and habitat.
San Diego Zoo: Rhinoceros
This page has information about all five subspecies of rhinos, including maps of their ranges, a photo gallery, and a short video.
Rhinoceros Quick Facts
This site contains information about all five subspecies of rhinoceros, including their status as endangered species. Explore the links on the left for greater detail, or click on the "Fact Sheet" links to learn more.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Endangered Species
These sites have descriptions of endangered species and include explanations for why certain animals are in peril. There are graphic organizers and Venn diagrams. Includes links to many eThemes Resources on habitats and specific endangered animals, such as lemurs, cheetahs, chimpanzees, tigers, and more