White Rhinoceros

White Rhinoceros

There are 10,000 white rhinoceroses in the wild and 750 in captivity worldwide.

In December 31, 2010, there were an estimated 20,170 white rhinoceros in the wild. On January 6, 2020, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species reported the white rhinoceros population at 10,080.

As of December 2008, there were an estimated 750 in captivity worldwide.

Sources: (Emslie, 2012; Koopmans, 2012)
Image: Kevin Folk

 

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