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Rhino Tattoos And Designs-Rhino Tattoo Meanings And Ideas-Rhino Tattoo Pictures

Updated on September 30, 2012
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

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Animal tattoos are always a popular choice for men and women across the world. Another great example of this is the rhino. Rhino tattoos can be designed in a variety of different ways, also with several symbols and elements. Rhino tattoos can be worn by both men and women, although they are typically worn by more by men. The rhino tattoo can also hold symbolic value to those who wear this aggressive animal tattoo. In this article, we will discuss rhino tattoo designs, rhino tattoo meanings, and you will also have the opportunity to view several rhino tattoo pictures. In the end, we hope that you are able to find what you need and inspiration for your next tattoo venture.

Although rhino tattoos are not considered to be a mainstream tattoo, there is a popularity to them. To better understand the meaning behind the rhino, we must take a look at the rhino in its natural environment. For starters, the rhino has few enemies. The rhino is fearless when it comes to attacks. The rhino is very well built, a symbol of strength and stability. Although the rhino is a symbol of masculinity, the female rhino will protect her young at all cost. This represents protection and security. Anyone of these meanings can be applied to the rhino tattoo.

The rhino horn can also hold meaning. The rhino horn is a symbol of protection, but also achievement. The rhino is also associated to our spiritual side, reminding us that everything is not as it appears. Although the rhino is massive and bulky, it can still move great despite its size, a symbol of agility.

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The rhino tattoo does hold symbolic value to those who wear such a tattoo.Most of the meanings behind the rhino have a positive nature. Just like other animal tattoos, the rhino tattoo represents characteristics and traits of the rhino. But remember, in the end, your rhino tattoo symbolizes what you want it too. With that in mind, below are the meanings that can be applied to the rhino tattoo.

  • Strength
  • Protection
  • Security
  • Aggression
  • Wisdom
  • Stability
  • Freedom
  • Agility
  • Grounded

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Rhino tattoo designs can be done in a variety of different ways. It all just depends on what you are looking for. Rhino tattoo designs can portray the entire rhino within the tattoo or perhaps just the head of the rhino. Other rhino tattoo designs may portray the head with a portion of the shoulders. Rhino tattoo designs can portray the rhino is a variety of different sizes. Depending on the size you choose, rhino tattoo designs can be inked nearly all over the body.

Rhino tattoo designs also portray a variety of elements and symbols that are associated to the rhino. For example, the rhino may be designed with birds on their back, which is common in the wild. Rhino tattoo designs may also include symbols of Africa, such as the desert, rocks, or brush. Rhino tattoo designs can portray the rhino with other animals, such as lions, zebras, elephants, or hippos.

One interesting rhino tattoo would be a tribal rhino tattoo. This type of tattoo would portray the rhino in tribal art. The great thing about these types of tattoos is that they can be designed in several different ways. Rhino tattoo designs done in tribal art can portray various parts of the rhino, such as the head, horns, or the entire body.

Please be sure to check out all the rhino tattoo designs in this article. This has many benefits. This will give you a general idea of what to expect with rhino tattoo designs. Plus, you can pick up tips and ideas for your own rhino tattoo design.

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There are some important things to remember before you get your rhino tattoo or any tattoo. Make sure that you take the time to research your tattoo. Make sure that you completely understand what your tattoo represents and stands for. You don't want to get tattooed and find out later that it represents something different from what you originally thought.

Don't rush to get inked! Many men and women make this same mistake commonly. Men and women that get inked on an impulse usually have regrets about their tattoo later on down the road. If you are having second thoughts or your not completely sure on your choice, don't get inked. Give it time until you know that you are sure that this is what you want.

Rhino tattoos are great for anyone that finds meaning in this tattoo. However, when done correctly, rhino tattoos can look stunning and gorgeous. And if you wish, you can always add your own style to the rhino tattoo, something that makes it unique to you. If you believe that the rhino tattoo is not for you or you want to view more animal tattoos, please feel free to follow the links set below. As always, thanks for your visit.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia






      Thanks for the visit, comments, votes, and everything between. Frank, I wouldn't doubt it. I have so many now so it is possible. Alocsin, always a great comment, thanks. Nell, no problem at all my dear. I know how busy we all get. Better late then never:) Til, it is a surprise. I love the detail of the rhino, it is surprising. Thanks. Hyp, same here. When I did my research, I was shocked actually. Like them.

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      Brenda Barnes 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      These are more beautiful than I expected. I can understand the meanings because rhinos are such magnificent animals. Great job-again!

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      Mary Craig 5 years ago from New York

      I am amazed by the artistry and beauty of these tattoos. Such talented artists that really aren't recognized except of course, by wonderful people like you!

      Voted up and awesome.

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi lyric, sorry it took me so long to get here, busted pc! long story, but ms genius here reconfigured it! lol! fingers crossed she says! seriously though these are really beautiful the way they have been done. A rhino isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you have one done, but looking at them they are really great! I especially like the blue ones, voted up and shared! nell

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I was expecting all the fierce versions of the rhino. But the most memorable one was the cute cartoony one: third picture, second set. Voting this Up and Beautiful.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      I love these tats.. but didn't you do Rhino before? nonetheless another great addition to your collection my friend...:) Frank