Sentence Examples


  • Rhinoceroses are dull of sight, but their hearing and scent are remarkably acute.
  • Living rhinoceroses may be arranged in three groups: (1) With a single nasal horn, and very thick skin, which is raised into strong, definitely arranged ridges or folds.
  • The African species use the nasal horns as weapons, with which they strike and toss their assailant, but the Asiatic rhinoceroses employ their sharp lower tusks much as does a boar.
  • Rhinoceroses disappeared comparatively early from the New World, and never reached South America.
  • In North America rhinoceroses became extinct before the close of the Pliocene period; but in the Old World, although their geographical distribution has become greatly restricted, at least five well-marked species survive.
 

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