Safari! Animal #9 - Don't worry, I have very good credit: the rhino.

Kifaru in Swahili means rhinoceros. There are two species of rhino - the white and the black - but actually both are gray underneath the coating of mud they roll around in. The easiest way to tell the difference between the two is to take a close look at their lips. The black rhino has a pointed upper lip which it uses to graze leaves, buds and twigs. The white rhino has a square upper lip which is good for chomping on grass. Their dietary differences result in another clue about their identity - black rhinos usually have their head up and white rhinos usually have their head down. If you still can't tell them apart, consider their size. White rhinos have a big hump on their necks and can get twice the size of their black counterparts. In fact, white rhinos are the second largest land animals after elephants, whereas hippos surpass the size of black rhinos.

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