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Neuschulz, N.; Meister, J., 1998. Nashoernern auf der Spur: Leben und uberleben einer stark bedrohten Tierfamilie. Erfurt, Verein der Zooparkfreunde in Erfurt e.V., pp. 1-52

Location: World
Subject: Morphology - Skeleton
Species: All Rhino Species

Original text on this topic:
Rhinos are the largest mammals with uneven number of hoofs. When walking, rhinos put all three toes on the ground simultaneously. An elastic sole under the bones in the feet ensure that there is a broad surface to carry the weight of the animal. Due to this weight, the legs of rhinos are short and pillar-like. When the animal walk or run, especially when they gallop, they must withstand enormous powers.

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