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Ceratotherium simum (White Rhinoceros) is a species of mammal in the family rhinos. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is found in the Afrotropics.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/nearThreatened
  • Definition: A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/Afrotropical
  • Attribution: Udvardy, M. D. F. (1975). A classification of the biogeographical provinces of the world. IUCN Occasional Paper no. 18. Morges, Switzerland: IUCN
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