Disney Pic of the Week: Black Rhinoceros

Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) is sometimes seen on Disney’s Kilimanjaro Safaris. I say sometimes as it often hides way back in its enclosure as the trucks pass on by. I was lucky on this safari as it was very close to the road.

Black Rhinoceros
Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) photographed on Kilimanjaro Safari in Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida. Nikon D500/80-400VR, 1/500s, f/5.6, ISO 2800, EV +0.3, 290mm (435mm DX) Focal Length.

The longest known black rhinoceros horn measured nearly 5 feet or 1.5 meters in length. In captivity, the horns are keep short and dull for safety of the animals and handlers.

What are some of your favorite animals to photograph on the Kilimanjaro Safari? Share them in the comments below!

 

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Scott's "Photographic Innoventions" blog focuses on intermediate to advanced photography concepts and techniques relevant for Point and Shoot and Digital SLR cameras.

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