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noun as in pachyderm

noun as in ungulate


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Astonishingly, bats turn out to be more closely related to cows, horses, and even rhinoceroses than they are to us.

Thundering across Europe and Asia, some 30 million years ago, it looked a bit like a cross between a giant rhinoceros and a huge horse.

Research has indicated that some mammals — such as rhinoceroses, lemurs and dolphins — might accumulate iron, which can be toxic in larger quantities.

The narrator agrees to find someone new to search for and settles on a rhinoceros named Jane.

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Neanderthals were skilled, versatile hunters, exploiting everything from rabbits to rhinoceroses and woolly mammoths.

It surpasses the paintings of horses and rhinoceros from the Chauvet Cave in France by 400 years.

South Africa is the most dangerous place in the world to be a rhinoceros.

This left them, in the end, with “rhinoceros” and “anthropoid.”

In and among the rest he inserted the words “rhinoceros” and “anthropoid.”

The rhinoceros, again looking pretty aimless and beaten down, was made—beautifully—of papier mache.

Even the gruff, grumpy, unsociable rhinoceros amiably allowed him to stroke its head with his trunk.

Among other things, the rhinoceros was knocked so heavily against the bars of his crib that they began to give way.

If this passenger was easy-going and polite, the rhinoceros, which came next, was very much the reverse.

That minute a tall tree fell in front of us and the raging rhinoceros went by.

After they had passed, a lull fell on the scene, which was soon broken by the grunt and snort of a rhinoceros.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rhinoceros, such as: elephant, hippopotamus, mammoth, and mastodon.

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