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Due to the Great Inflatable Race in Swope Park, the Meyer entrance to the Zoo will be closed on Saturday April 20. Please use the 63rd Street or Elmwood entrance.
The black rhinoceros can be distinguished by its pointed, prehensile upper lip; white rhinoceros have square lips. Black Rhino populations are tragically listed as Critically Endangered due to the illegal trade in its horn for traditional medicine. Fetching tens of thousands of dollars and promoting the poaching of this enigmatic species. You can find our black rhinos near the chimpanzee’s in Africa.