Southern black rhinoceros

Southern black rhinoceros

SUBSPECIES OF

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Diceros bicornis bicornis

The southern black rhinoceros or Cape rhinoceros is an extinct subspecies of the black rhinoceros that was once abundant in South Africa from the Cape Province to Transvaal, southern Namibia, and possibly also Lesotho and southern Botswana. It was brought to extinction by excessive hunting and habitat destruction around 1850.

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Distribution

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Southern black rhinoceros habitat map

References

1. Southern black rhinoceros Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_black_rhinoceros
2. Southern black rhinoceros on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/39318/45814419

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