Name Instructor Course Date Endangered Species: White Rhinos Scientific name. The white rhino’s scientific name is “Ceratotherium simum ” with two sub-species; northern and southern (Rookmaker 2). It is also called the square-lipped rhino and is the largest of the rhino species. The species is also the most social. Where it is found and the type of biome it inhabits. White rhinos inhabit the biome of Africa’s dry savannah grasslands and woodlands (Rookmaker 2). They require a dense bush cover for shelter and privacy water for wallowing and drinking a flat terrain and short palatable vegetation for grazing. They reside in woodlands and savannahs with Rhino 2). Monitoring the rhinos using computer chips helps to track their patterns of movement utilization of the habitat and population (Adcock 5). Environmental education to everyone to enhance wildlife protection and community conservation (Adcock 10). Works Cited "Factfile: White Rhino." Rhino Conservation - Save the Rhino 2017 www.savetherhino.org/rhino_info/species_of_rhino/white_rhinos/factfile_white_rhino. Accessed 7 Dec. 2017. Adcock Emslie R. "A conservation assessment of Ceratotherium simum simum." South African National Biodiversity Institute and Endangered Wildlife Trust South Africa 2016 p. 16. Accessed 7 Dec. 2017. Rookmaker Kees. "Can We Save the Northern White Rhino?" Rhino Conservation - Save the Rhino 2017 www.savetherhino.org/rhino_info/thorny_issues/can_we_save_the_northern_white_rhino. Accessed 7 Dec. 2017. Save the Rhino. "Conservation Activities." Rhino Conservation - Save the Rhino 2017 www.savetherhino.org/our_work/conservation_activities. Accessed 7 Dec. 2017. [...]
1. What is the scientific name of your organism, where is found and please give a description of the type of biome it inhabits? Also, describe the particular niche that the organism fills in its environment. 2. Identify at least two physical or behavioral adaptations that this organism has to its environment. 3. Identify the pressing threats to this organism and look how many still persist in the wild. Have the adaptations you described played a role in the organism's decline? 4. What conservation methods are being taken to protect the species and/or its habitat?