Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Rhinoceros

I think this is an amazing animal in that it's huge and just doesn't look like most other animals. When you stand looking at this thing you can't help but be a little in awe. Did you know there are five types of Rhinos? They are the White Rhinoceros, the Indian, the Black, the Javan and the Sumatran Rhinoceros. The one pictured below is, I believe, the Indian Rhino.




The bad thing is that I can't look at a rhino without remembering the scene in the movie Ace Venture Pet Detective done by that silly Jim Carey. I had to add a clip to remind you or show you if you haven't seen it before.

12 comments:

T.R. said...

That's the Indian. I was once hiking in southern Nepal at dusk and got chased by one of those. The ground was shaking - plants and small trees were flying in its wake - I remembered to zigzag from the many Mutual of Omaha Wild Kingdom episodes I watched as a kid as Marlan Perkins watched poor Jim do, time and time again, from the safety of his jeep.

bluedreamer27 said...

wow amazing animal
i just seen rhinos when i was 10 years of age...
i love seeing rhinos ... as far as i know there were the last of its kind...rhinos are said to be the last alike with dinosaurs and said to live for a million of years
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BNS said...

I had never seen that movie. Thanks for posting the video clip -- now I know I didn't miss anything.

I love your third rhino shot. (Munchety-much.)

Jayne said...

LOL t.r.!! I remember those episodes as well. Poor Jim!

June said...

Interesting info...thanks! This poor guy looks a bit under fed. Is it just the photo? I don't see a tusk... a function of age I presume.

Darla said...

Amazing photos. Can you believe I put that creature on my Christmas list one year when I was a little girl. I got a stuffed animal one instead........Smart parents!

The Birdlady said...

...a face only a mother could love."

Mary said...

Those are great photos of it! They look so large and sturdy!

Wayfaring Wanderer said...

That is a funny scene....it's been forever since I saw that movie!

Normz said...

hehehe... I didn't see that movie yet, it's so funny...

Shellmo said...

I love the rhinos - they have their own special beauty! Thanks for sharing!

kjpweb said...

Armor Plated, isn't it? Great images.
Imagine you would see the Jim Carey Scene in real life....!
Cheers, Klaus