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Southern White Rhino

Ceratotherium simum simum

  1. Not Evaluated
  2. Data Deficient
  3. Least Concern
  4. Near Threatened
  5. Vulnerable
  6. Endangered
  7. Critically Endangered
  8. Extinct in the Wild
  9. Extinct

About Us

Woburn Safari Park is home to a number of Southern White Rhino which can be seen in the Savannah section of the Road Safari. They are able to roam in their 26 acre exhibit with a number of other African species. The rhino are housed at night in the ‘Savannah house’, it has a fundamental role in the future captive breeding of this species as well as other savannah species.

Distribution
South Africa
Habitat
Open grassland and savannah woodlands.
Height
5 - 6 ft at the shoulder
Weight
Between 1,800 and 2,700 kg
Gestation Period
16 Months
Lifespan
40 to 50 Years
Threats
Illegal rhino horn trade, habitat loss and political conflict.