Burn horns, save rhinos

September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, featured, timeline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Burn horns, save rhinos By: Paula Kahumbu and Andrew Halliday¬† Nairobi-September 22, 2017:¬†Today, September 22, is World Rhino Day. Rhinos were once widespread across Asia and Africa and even in Europe, where they are depicted on cave paintings. Today their situation is precarious.   The world population of the northern white rhino now consists of 5 individuals. Sudan, the last surviving male, is now beyond breeding age. He and two female companions are living out their lonely final years under the care of Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.   Three [...]