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The White Rhinoceros ranks among the largest land creatures! It has an immense, solid body, and short, stocky legs. Found in Africa, southeastern Asia, and on a few large islands near the Asiatic coast, the white rhinoceros eats grass, leafy twigs, and shrubs. It has been known to live for almost 50 years!
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This Month in History
June 1: Kentucky became the 15th U.S. state, 1792. And Tennessee became the 16th U.S. state, 1796.
June 4: Battle of Midway in World War II began, 1942.
June 5: U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy shot by an assassin, 1968. He died the following day.
June 6: D-Day in World War II; Allied troops landed on the German-held coast of northern France in 1944.
June 11: American Continental Congress appointed a committee to draw up a declaration of independence, 1776.
June 12: The Philippines gained independence from Spain, 1898.
June 14: Hawaii organized as a territory, 1900.
June 16: Ford Motor Company founded, 1903.
June 20: Eli Whitney applied for a patent on the cotton gin, 1793.
June 25: Korean War began, 1950.
June 27: Helen Keller, deaf and blind American author and lecturer, born 1880.
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