Beautiful Beast 2

$125.00$155.00

Endangered Black Rhino.

Comes with a Black Frame for shipping within Australia

35.5cm x 28cm

Select NO FRAME for shipping outside of Australia

Imagine this at full speed 55km/h….that would send up a serious dust cloud. A huge presence of power and strength yet, a grass eater more like a cow than a beast, the quintessential contradiction and the classic gentle Giant. Large-scale poaching saw black rhino populations decline from around 70,000 individuals in 1970 to just 2,410 in 1995 – that’s a dramatic decline of 96% over 20 years. Thanks to the persistent efforts of conservation programmes across Africa, black rhino numbers have risen since then to a current population of between 5,366 and 5,627 individuals. Importantly, their geographic range has also increased, with successful reintroduction programmes repopulating areas that had previously seen native black rhinos.

Black rhinos are browsers rather than grazers, and their pointed lip helps them feed on leaves from bushes and trees.

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