Indian rhinoceros

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phylum Chordata Among terrestrial land mammals native to Asia, the Indian rhinoceros is second in size only to the Asian elephant. This heavily built species is also the second-largest living rhinoceros, behind only the white rhinoceros. Listed as a vulnerable species, the large mammal is primarily found in north-eastern India's Assam and in protected areas in the Terai of Nepal, where populations are confined to the riverine grasslands in the foothills of the Himalayas.


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class Mammalia
infraclass Eutheria
order Perissodactyla
family Rhinocerotidae
genus Rhinoceros
species R. unicornis