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Rhino horn.

Rhino horn.
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Copyright: Erwin Kruger (rommel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 446 W: 0 N: 287] (3628)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-11
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Cannon EOS 350D, Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM, (digital)
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-15 7:16
Viewed: 3690
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A rhino is a group of 5 extant species of odd toed ungulates in the family rhinocerotidae.Two of these species being in Africa & three to South Asia.Rhinos are killed by humans for their horns. The horns are made of keratin the same type of protein that makes up the hair and fingernails.They have acute hearing and sensors of smell but poor eyesight. Most can live up to 60 years or more.

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Hallo Erwin,
a beautiful capture of this powerful animal taken from an interesting frontal POV showing well its horns, a nice composition
Best regards

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