1. "Bull," The Southern White Rhino

An image of a Southern White Rhino.

Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity

Level 2, Centre Block

The tour starts at the entrance to the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity.

Meet “Bull”, the Toronto Zoo’s oldest Southern White Rhino. He died at the age of 45 and, since February 2009, has been standing tall at the entrance to the ROM’s Schad Gallery of Biodiversity.

Why It’s Iconic

White rhinos are the second-largest land animal, measuring 11 feet long and weighing 4,500 pounds. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction in the 1990s, but is in serious trouble again due to poaching for its horns.

About the Gallery

The Schad Gallery is our space to explore and display life on planet earth: life in the recent past, now and in the future. Through this gallery, we raise awareness of the challenges facing the conservation, diversity and survival of life on earth

More Gallery Highlights

  • The myriad of fishes in the live coral reef
  • The ROM's rare Dodo skeleton
  • Busy ants at work in the live Leafcutter Ant colony

1. "Bull," The Southern White Rhino

An image of a Southern White Rhino.

Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity

Level 2, Centre Block

The tour starts at the entrance to the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity.

Meet “Bull”, the Toronto Zoo’s oldest Southern White Rhino. He died at the age of 45 and, since February 2009, has been standing tall at the entrance to the ROM’s Schad Gallery of Biodiversity.

Why It’s Iconic

White rhinos are the second-largest land animal, measuring 11 feet long and weighing 4,500 pounds. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction in the 1990s, but is in serious trouble again due to poaching for its horns.

About the Gallery

The Schad Gallery is our space to explore and display life on planet earth: life in the recent past, now and in the future. Through this gallery, we raise awareness of the challenges facing the conservation, diversity and survival of life on earth

More Gallery Highlights

  • The myriad of fishes in the live coral reef
  • The ROM's rare Dodo skeleton
  • Busy ants at work in the live Leafcutter Ant colony

1. "Bull," The Southern White Rhino

An image of a Southern White Rhino.

Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity

Level 2, Centre Block

The tour starts at the entrance to the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity.

Meet “Bull”, the Toronto Zoo’s oldest Southern White Rhino. He died at the age of 45 and, since February 2009, has been standing tall at the entrance to the ROM’s Schad Gallery of Biodiversity.

Why It’s Iconic

White rhinos are the second-largest land animal, measuring 11 feet long and weighing 4,500 pounds. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction in the 1990s, but is in serious trouble again due to poaching for its horns.

About the Gallery

The Schad Gallery is our space to explore and display life on planet earth: life in the recent past, now and in the future. Through this gallery, we raise awareness of the challenges facing the conservation, diversity and survival of life on earth

More Gallery Highlights

  • The myriad of fishes in the live coral reef
  • The ROM's rare Dodo skeleton
  • Busy ants at work in the live Leafcutter Ant colony