Rhino Horns Are Shrinking:
According to a study, published in the latest edition of People and Nature by the British Ecological Society, the horns of rhinoceroses may have become smaller over time from the impact of hunting.
- One-horned Rhinos Also known as Indian rhino, it is the largest of the rhino species.
- It is identified by a single black horn and a grey-brown hide with skin folds.
- They primarily graze, with a diet consisting almost entirely of grasses as well as leaves, branches of shrubs and trees, fruit, and aquatic plants.
- Protection status:
- IUCN Red list: Vulnerable
- Wildlife Protection Act, 1972: Schedule I.
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES): Appendix I