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  1. 1. The Rhinoceros By Jed
  2. 2. About the Author  My name is Jed.The reason Iʼm writing about this animal is because rhinos are awesome and huge. Personally, I like pizza,ice cream, and thrill parks. I like to play, sports, and climb trees.
  3. 3. Who Am I?  I am a Rhinoceros. I live to about, 35 to 40 years of age. The rhino is a huge primitive looking mammal. They can weigh 1 to 2 tons. Rhinos are 60 inches to the shoulder when they stand. Their predators are humans. Rhinos donʼt have any true predators, just humans.
  4. 4. The Early Years  Young are born after a gestation period of about, 1 year and 4 months.  Female rhinos donʼt reproduce until they are 6 or 7 years old.  Male rhinos donʼt mate until they are 10, 11, or 12 years old.  Yong stay with there mothers for 2 or 3 years.
  5. 5. Habitat Sweet Habitat  Rhinos Habitat are grasslands and open savannahs.  Rhinos also like savannahs with mud wallows, water holes, and shade trees.
  6. 6. Whatʼs on the Menu?  Rhinos are vegetarians. They eat grass, plants, and twigs.
  7. 7. Making Tracks  The rhino tracks look like they have three toes. You can find rhino tracks by water holes.
  8. 8. Simply Irresistable!  Millions of years ago, rhinos were widespread and abundant. A long time ago, rhinos lived in north America, Asia, Africa, and Europe.
  9. 9. Where in the world?  Most rhinoceroses live in south Africa.
  10. 10. Did you know?  Rhinos are the 2nd biggest mammal in the world. The rhinos horn is the most distinctive feature on its body. Calves stay with their mother mothers until they are 3 years old. Rhinos like to take mud baths.
  11. 11. Book List www.sa-yenes.com/wildlife_rhino.htm http://library.thnkquest.org/11234/rhino.html.

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