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You Know The Rhino In "Zootropolis"? Turns Out It's Played By Rhino From "Gladiators"

Yes, as in from the iconic '90s TV show. Mind. Blown.

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By now you should have all heard of Zootropolis (aka Zootopia), the latest Disney animated movie, which stars the voices of Idris Elba, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, and Shakira, among others.

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It stars many animal characters, including this big ol' rhino called Officer McHorn, a police officer who is part of the Zootropolis Police Department.

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Well, it turns out there's quite a big Easter egg in the form of who voices the character.

Can you guess who it is?

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Officer McHorn is played by...Rhino from Gladiators!

Yes, as in this Rhino from the iconic '90s TV show.

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Clever, right?

For further proof please see his Twitter page. Mark "Rhino" Smith has changed his cover photo to a picture of the character.

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And it seems he's pretty pleased with the casting.

Instagram: @markrhinosmith

His Instagram caption reads: "So excited to be working on #zootopia @zootopiadisney for the role of RHINO as Officer McHornπŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ 2015 has been my best year #Grateful πŸ™ Amazing cast and crew, released March 4th 2016 If you predicted this when I growing up, I would of said your crazyπŸ˜„πŸ™πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬πŸ‡§."

Since Gladiators ended, Mark has acted in numerous films.

Instagram: @markrhinosmith

Here he is with Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman at the Golden Globes earlier this year.

He has appeared in everything from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Rollin' With the Nines, and Batman Begins.

Instagram: @markrhinosmith

But I think we can all agree his biggest role to date has to be Rhino playing A GODDAMN RHINO.

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Well done, everybody.