species of mammal
The Indian rhinoceros or the Asian one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) is a large mammal primarily found in Pakistan, north-eastern India, Nepal and parts of Bhutan. It lives in the tall grasslands and forests in the foothills of the Himalayas.
|Indian rhinoceros (from left to right: infant male, adult female, and juvenile female)|
|Indian rhinoceros range|
Rhinoceros was hunted for sport, and is now poached because its horn is used for traditional Chinese medicine (alternative medicine).