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* A newborn rhino should be up and walking within one hour after birth but will remain wobbly for a few days
* Average birth weight in black rhinos is 35.5 kg and 62.7 kg in white rhinoceros
* A newborn rhino should start nursing from its mom within the first five hours and will start grazing at around 2 months of age
* Pregnancy in rhinos is generally 15 to 16 months.
* Rhinoceros milk is more dilute than that of other hoof stock, being high in carbohydrates, low in solids and proteins, and very low in fat.
* Calves remain with their mothers from 2 to 4 years.
Info source URL: https://therhinoorphanage.co.za/about-the-rhino/rhino-facts
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The photo was taken during February 2019.

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