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The powerful black rhino and it is rare to find in the southern hemisphere

The longest known black rhinoceros horn measured nearly 1.5 m (4.9 ft) in length.[22] Sometimes, a third, smaller horn may develop.[23] These horns are used for defense, intimidation, and digging up roots and breaking branches during feeding. The black rhino is smaller than the white rhino, and is close in size to the Javan rhino of Indonesia.It has a pointed and prehensile upper lip, which it uses to grasp leaves and twigs when feeding.[22] The white rhinoceros has square lips used for eating grass. The black rhinoceros can also be distinguished from the white rhinoceros by its size, smaller skull, and ears; and by the position of the head, which is held higher than the white rhinoceros, since the black rhinoceros is a browser and not a grazer. This key differentiation is further illustrated by the shape of the two species mouths (lips): the "square" lip of the white rhinoceros is an adaptation for grazing, and the "hooked" lip of the black rhinoceros is an adaptation to help browsing.

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