Ask an Educator about Rhinos
What is a rhino’s horn made of?How much do black rhinos weigh?How do rhinos get their food?
A rhino's horn is not a true horn that is attached to the skull. It grows from the skin and is made up of keratin fibers, the same material found in hair and nails.
Black rhinos weigh 1,000 to 3,000 pounds.
Black rhinos use their prehensile lips to feed on grasses and plants.