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Rhinomania: Five Incredible Species

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This WORLD RHINO DAY, get to know our planet’s five rhino species.

From Borneo to Zimbabwe, rhinos are a surprisingly versatile species which roam a vast area of our Earth. Discover more about all five species — the black, white, one-horned, Sumatran, and Javan rhinos.

Black Rhino

  • Subspecies: Southern Central, Eastern, South Western, Western
  • Location: Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Habitat: Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, Deserts
  • Population: 6,195
  • Status: Critically endangered
  • Fun fact: These rhinos can run as fast as 55 km/h (34 mph).
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