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One-horned Rhino


One-horned Rhino
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Copyright: yuval naaman (kogawa) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 15] (266)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-04-24
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-05-24 8:35
Viewed: 14805
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Great One-horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis)
weighing from 2200 - 3000 kg (4,800 - 6,600 lb). The average height of the species is 1.70 m (5.7 feet) and the average length is 3.50 m (11.7 feet).
There are around 2500 rhinos in the world from a population of 100 some 100 years ago.
most of them in Royal Chitwan - nepal, Manas India, Kaziranga-India and Namery-India.
at the background a wild Buffalo.

more info in:
http://www.rhinos-irf.org/rhinoinformation/indianrhino


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Superb photo Yuval. I just want to visit Kaziranga to see this nice animal. Haven't seen this fellow in the wild yet! Thanks for sharing this photo, you almost have planned my next camp!

Kedar

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