Rhinos Rule!

 

How did rhinoceroses get their name? It’s as plain as the nose on their face! The word rhinoceros comes from the Greek words rhino (nose) and ceros (horn). And while all rhinos have hornsGrowths on the head of an antelope, cow, sheep, or goat that are never shed., did you know some types have one and others have two? That's only one of the really cool things about rhinos!

 

There are five types of rhinos in the world: black rhinos and white rhinos have two hornsGrowths on the head of an antelope, cow, sheep, or goat that are never shed. and live in Africa, while greater one-horned, Javan, and Sumatran rhinos only have one horn and make their homes in India, Nepal, Vietnam, Malaysa, and Indonesia.

 

All rhinos need our protection because they are hunted for their hornsGrowths on the head of an antelope, cow, sheep, or goat that are never shed.. Some people believe the hornsGrowths on the head of an antelope, cow, sheep, or goat that are never shed. are like medicine, but they really aren't—they're made of keratinA protein that hair, nails, skin, and horns are made of., the same stuff as our hair and fingernails. So those hornsGrowths on the head of an antelope, cow, sheep, or goat that are never shed. should stay where they belong—on the rhinos!