10 Lines on Rhinoceros

As per the fossil records Rhinoceros have evolved on earth almost 60 million years ago. Rhinoceros prefer to live alone except the white rhinos (one of the most abundant species of earth). They are mostly killed by humans for their horns used as ornaments and medicine in many cultures. Many people like Rhinoceros due to their popularity among the kids as most favourite safari animals. After elephant they are considered to be the largest land animal found on earth.

Ten Lines on Rhinoceros in English

We have provided 10 lines, 5 lines, 20 lines, few lines and sentences on Rhinoceros in English for Class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. You can add these lines in your essay, paragraphs writing, speech narration, in exams as well as in the school competitions.

10 Lines on Rhinoceros

1) Rhinoceros belong to the category of “Rhinocerotidae” with global presence mostly in the forests of tropical and subtropical regions of Africa and Asia.

2) Rhinoceros are classified in to five sub-species such as white, black, Indian, Javan and Sumatran.

3) White rhinos are widely spread animal with the population of almost 21000 across the globe.

4) Average length of a rhino is 3.5 - 4.7 m whereas average weight lies between 2000-2500 kg.

5) Lifespan of Rhinos may vary from species to species and lies between 40 to 60 years.

6) The female Rhinos can carry one calf at a time and have the gestation period of 14 to 18 months.

7) Rhinos are herbivorous in nature and their diet includes grass, trees and bushes.

8) Rhinos can run at the average speed of 55 km/hr.

9) Rhinos communicate through vocal sounds, scents and various ways of body language.

10) Rhinos are mainly hunted for horns made up of keratin which can also be converted in to trophies and various ornaments.

10 Lines and Sentences on Rhinoceros

1) Rhinos are the second heaviest land animal on earth with weight up to 2.5 ton.

2) Rhinos use mud for protecting their skin from scorching heat and sunlight.

3) Many birds like woodpeckers and oxpeckers help rhinos by eating parasites present on their bodies.

4) Three of the species (Black, Javan, Sumatran) out of five have been declared as the endangered species.

5) Rhinos have great smelling and hearing ability but they have poor vision.

6) Rhinos have very small brain which varies between 400 to 550 g.

7) Cost of the horns of a rhino can be equivalent to gold in the regions of East Asia including Vietnam.

8) Many people eat the crushed form of horns (source of keratin) of the rhinos believing the fact that it has some medicinal benefit.

9) Baby rhinos have many natural predators like crocodiles, wild dogs, and hyenas.

10) 22nd of September every year is celebrated as World Rhinoceros Day.

10 Lines on Rhinoceros

5 Lines on Rhinoceros

1) Rhinoceros is a wild animal.

2) They have a heavy body.

3) They have one or two horns.

4) They eat grass and plants.

5) Rhinoceros are endangered animals.

20 Lines on Rhinoceros

1) The Rhinoceros is stated among some of the most primitive animals on the planet.

2) Rhinoceros got its name from the Greek word rhinoceros that means 'Nose-horned'.

3) It inhabits different regions of Asia and Africa.

4) There are five living species of rhinoceros found on earth.

5) The one-horned rhinoceros are mainly found in India.

6) A large strong body, one or two horns, short legs, and short tail are the body features of a rhinoceros.

7) Rhinoceros is a herbivorous animal and feeds on plant parts and grasses.

8) The gestation period in female rhinoceros is about 450-480 days.

9) The female rhinoceros provide care and nourishment to their offspring’s till four years of birth.

10) Rhinoceros has a lifespan of about 35-50 years.

11) Rhinoceros is a giant animal that belongs to Family Rhinocerotidae.

12) The black and white species rhinoceros inhabit Africa.

13) The Indian, Javan and Sumatran species of rhinoceros inhabit Asian continent.

14) The horn of Rhinoceros can regenerate on being damages and is made of Keratin protein.

15) Rhinoceros are of grey and brown colors depending upon their species.

16) It has poor vision but good hearing and smelling ability.

17) Rhinoceros has a running speed of 40km/hr despite their heavy weighted body.

18) They communicate with each other by producing different sounds and by smelling potential.

19) Sumatran rhinoceros having body size of 1.3-2m is the smallest species of rhinoceros.

20) The act of excessive hunting has threatened the survival of all species of rhinoceros.


Many species of Rhinos are facing the existential crisis around the globe and it has been found in the research that it would hardly take three generations from now for 100% extinction of all the five species across the globe.

Putting a ban on the trade of horns, reducing the use of horns in daily life by avoiding to purchase the products made up of horns of rhinos, strict punishment for the poachers and hunters, declaring the habitat of rhinos as a protected zone, and donation of the fund by corporates to a conservation program of rhinoceros are some of the important steps which should be implemented for preserving the most amazing species of planet earth.

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