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Happy World Rhino Day!

There is only one joke as old as the rhinoceros.

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Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, Australia, April 20, 2012. (Mark Kolbe /Getty Images)

In honor of World Rhino Day, we pose the following question:

Why did the rhino cross the road?


Kruger National Park in South Africa, June 13, 2010. (Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images)

Was it to strike a pose?


Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary in Tanzania, June 19, 2012. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

To rest its weary head? 


A rhinoceros at Kruger National Park in Skukuza, South Africa, Feb. 6, 2013. (Ian Walton/Getty Images)

To see this cute little muffin? 


A 4-day-old male white rhino calf at the Beauval zoo of Saint-Aignan, France, Oct. 19, 2011. (Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images)

How 'bout this cute little muffin?


Kashara Chitwan National Park, Nepal, Dec. 2, 2010. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Oh, it was for this little muffin? OK.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, Australia, April 20, 2012. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Look how many wrinklies are under my eye!


A white rhinoceros at the Beauval zoo of Saint-Aignan, France, Oct. 19, 2011. (Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images)

Did the rhino cross the road to take a nap?


Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Hythe, England, June 21, 2011. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

To snooze in a "V" formation?


Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve in Krugersdorp, South Africa, July 21, 2010. (Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images)

To get to those hard-to-reach places?


The zoo in Krefeld, Germany, Aug. 6, 2010. (Horst Ossinger/AFP/Getty Images)

To meet royalty? 


Prince William at England's Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, June 6, 2012. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

To be arty? 


Whipsnade Zoo, England, Jan. 8, 2013. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

Without even trying?


Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya, Dec. 10, 2010. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

To be of service to others?


Lahore Zoo, May 19, 2005. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

To give a brother a nudge? 


Tierpark Zoo, Berlin, Aug. 5, 2011. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Or was it to roam wild and free? 


Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya, Dec. 10, 2010. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Yeah, that's it.

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