Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Men With Guns Versus The Black Rhino

The Black Rhino is losing (primarily due to Chinese demand for its horn)!

178 # rhino poachers killed in Zimbabwe between 1984 -1996
2,685 # black rhino killed during the same period

Sources: International Wildlife Nov-Dec 1996 and page 85 Cause of Death book http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1170/is_/ai_18789693
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/rhinoceros/rhino-horn-use-fact-vs-fiction/1178/ Sphere: Related Content

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