Description

White Rhinoceros Skull Replica measures 29.9 in. White Rhinoceros Skull Replica is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in USA. 2-part skull (separate cranium and jaw). Nose horn: 18 inches, Nasal horn: 10 inches. Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull.

The White Rhinoceros, Square-lipped rhinoceros or Ceratotherium simum is the largest extant species of rhinoceros. It has a wide mouth used for grazing and is the most social of all rhinoceros species.

The White Rhinoceros or Ceratotherium simum is one of largest and heaviest land animals in the world. It has an immense body and large head, a short neck and broad chest. Females weigh 3,750 lb. and males 5,070 lb. On its snout it has two horns. The front horn is larger than the other horn and averages 24 in. in length and can reach 59 in.

White Rhinoceros or Ceratotherium simum females usually have longer but thinner horns than the males which is larger but shorter. The White Rhinoceros or Ceratotherium simum also has a prominent muscular hump that supports its relatively large head. The color of this animal can range from yellowish brown to slate grey.

Most of its body hair is found on the ear fringes and tail bristles, with the rest distributed rather sparsely over the rest of the body. Southern White Rhinoceros have the distinctive flat broad mouth that is used for grazing.

White Rhinoceros or Ceratotherium simum front horn is larger and averages 24 in. in length, reaching as much as 59 in. but only in females. The white rhinoceros also has a noticeable hump on the back of its neck. Each of the four stumpy feet has three toes.

White Rhinoceros or Ceratotherium simum color of the body ranges from yellowish brown to slate grey. Its only hair is the ear fringes and tail bristles.

Its ears can move independently to pick up sounds, but it depends most of all on its sense of smell. The olfactory passages that are responsible for smell are larger than their entire brain. The white rhinoceros has the widest set of nostrils of any land-based animal.

White Rhinoceros or Ceratotherium simum live in the grasslands and savannahs of southern Africa, ranging from South Africa to Zambia. About 98.5 percent of southern white rhino occur in just five countries (South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Uganda).

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Additional information

Weight 40 lbs
Dimensions 29.9 in
White Rhinoceros Facts

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Ceratotherium
Species: C. simum
Binomial name:
Ceratotherium simum
Conservation status: Near Threatened