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Infographic: Understanding the rhino wars

MNN.COM›Earth Matters› Animals Infographic: Understanding the rhino wars When rhinos rebounded from the brink of extinction last century, it was a historic, hard-fought victory for conservationists around the world. But now, within just five years, the global rhino wars have suddenly returned -- along with a few 21st-century twists

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Hope became the poster child of the fight against rhino poaching after she survived a botched poaching attack and rose to be an icon.

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from The Huffington Post

Every Last Rhino Could Be Gone In 10 Years

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This infographic, created by Earth-touch.com, shows the dangers that rhinos face around the world. Out in the wild, rhinos have no real predators. Even tigers and lions stay the hell away from them. Their imposing physique coupled with the fact that they can go completely ballistic when provoked has taught other animals to avoid them.

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Life of Pi/Literature (quiz and discussion Qs) 2nd unit

So very sad! only a child of the devil could do such a thing to our Creators created LIFE ... you will be judged and if convicted in the end I believe you will experience all the things you have done to another's life and anything you have done on the evil side of life you will feel forever....a eternal torment...repent now and turn the other way while you still have a chance in this age of GRACE.

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from African Wildlife Foundation

AWF – Check out the Rhino!

There are just 4,240 black #rhinos left in the world. Photo credit: Federico Veronesi/www.federicoveronesi.com

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According to this research, rhino horns are now worth more than gold by pound. It also shows what rhino horns are most used for and they have been proven to be cures for none of them. Elephant tusks are also used solely for trinkets, jewelry, and other luxury items. They are endangered in Africa among other animals.

According to this research, rhino horns are now worth more than gold by pound. It also shows what rhino horns are most used for and they have been proven to be cures for none of them. Elephant tusks are also used solely for trinkets, jewelry, and other luxury items. They are endangered in Africa among other animals.

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Rhino calf & mother By Official San Diego Zoo - probably one of the few places where they will be seen if the current trend of rhino poaching in South Africa keeps going on. The rhino will be wiped out in less than 10 years at the current rate!!!!

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