Black rhinos distributed in Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Chad, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa. In all these countries it was preserved only in places, mainly in national parks.
Black rhinoceros prefer dry landscapes, whether it is rare woods, shrubby and acacia savannas or open steppes. Occasionally occurs even in the semidesert. However, it does not penetrate the humid tropical forests of the Congo basin and West Africa. In the mountains of East Africa, he was found at an altitude of 2700 m above sea level.
This rhino almost can not swim, and already small water obstacles for him are insurmountable.
Well-known attachment of the rhino to a certain area of the territory, which he does not leave throughout his life. Even severe droughts do not force this giant to migrate. However, in recent years, it turned out that if most rhinoceros are really settled, then some of them still lead a wandering lifestyle.
The black rhinoceros run fairly quickly and at a short distance it can reach a speed of 48 km / h. When traveling, it is more likely to trust the sense of smell than to sight and hearing, which are poorly developed.