As of 2014, there are around 29,000 rhinos left in the wild, according to statistics provided by Save The Rhino. This number is down from 70,000 rhinos in 1970 and 500,000 rhinos in the early 20th century. The majority of these rhinos are of the Southern white rhino breed.
Many species of rhino, such as the Javan and Sumatran rhinos, are critically endangered. There are only 35 to 45 Javan rhinos left in the wild, all of which are members of a single population in Ujung Kulon National Park. Sumatran rhinos are faring slightly better, with 100 left in the wild and efforts to increase the population through captive breeding.Learn More
As of June of 2014, there are around 500,000 bison in the United States. This is an ever-growing number that is expected to nearly double.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the rhinoceros is not extinct, but it is considered to be at heightened endangerment of becoming extinct. There are less than an 30,000 rhinos left in the world. Five different species of rhinoceros exist, with each one having different populations of rhinos remaining.Full Answer >
Rhinoceri are native to Africa and Asia. White rhinos live in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana. Black rhinos inhabit southern and western Africa, especially around Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa.Full Answer >
A group of rhinos is called a crash. Rhinos are solitary mammals. Both males and females establish territories, and the male marks and defends his territory.Full Answer >