THE conservation message comes over loud and clear when visiting Kenya’s famous animals on safari.
“Black or white?” Joseph tested how much attention we had been paying. We had seen a white rhino first, extremely close up too, casually grazing while we excitedly took pictures. That’s the first clue. Black rhino are much more nervous and aggressive, and you don’t want to get close. Second clue, the shape of its back. Finally, look at the mouth. It turns out ‘white’ was coined by happy accident many years ago, when the Afrikaans word for ‘wide’ was mistaken and the name stuck; in contrast, the black rhino bears more of a beak-like lip…….read more online here.
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