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Is my Rhino Still Alive?

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The annual number of rhino poached in South Africa last year rose to 1,215, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa told a media briefing in Pretoria two weeks ago. On average, over 100 rhinos were illegally killed each month. Molewa added that so far this year 49 rhino had been killed countrywide.

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Rhino Birds

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A close encounter with a couple of White Rhinos gave me a good opportunity to get a proper look at some Red-billed Ox-peckers Buphagus Erythrorhynchus that often accompany them. Rhino skin is very tough and despite spending much of their time amongst the thorn bushes, scratches are usually only superficial.

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Sharp Increase in Rhino Poaching

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Organized crime is also heavily involved in trafficking of rhino products and other endangered species'. Rhino poaching is no longer used as a means of survival and sustenance,” says Susie Ellis of the International Rhino Foundation, in a statement. This statement in the USA Today article says it all.

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Rhinos

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Rhinos!

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What is the strongest land based animal?

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I have to think polar bears, tigers, hippos, rhinos, gorillas, and elephants are all in the conversation here. My kid was asking me if a lion could take on an elephant and I was telling him no way the elephant is too big and then the conversation spun off into a whole thing about who was the strongest/toughest.

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Rhino Time

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