“Horned Beast”

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The scientific name for a White Rhino is Ceratotherium simum, which is derived from the Greek terms keras (κερας) “horn” and therion (θηριον) “beast”and simus (σιμος), meaning “flat nosed”. A very fitting name for this huge herbivore, one of the Thanda guests’ favorite. The picture of young calf was taken at perfect light conditions during an evening game drives.

Picture by Christian Sperka – Specialist Photography Guide and Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Private Game Reserve

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