Black Rhinoceros, Kenya , declared extinct in some areas of Africa all Rhinos are facing extinction because of the mythical aphrodisiac properties attributed to ground rhino horn. The horns are worth more than their weight in gold. Warlords and poachers fueled by greed are making war on them at a frightening rate.
[> Happy World Rhino Day! Thousands of rhinos are killed every year and the population is rapidly going down. In order to the stop poaching, we need to step up and speak out to the world. There is still hope, more and more action is being taken to save the rhinos in Africa because of warm hearted people risking their lives to save another's. Today we remember the rhinos left in this world, and the people who protect them. + + +
Rinoceronte de Java. El más pequeño de las 5 especies. Vive en las áreas de bosques tropicales de Indonesia, donde se encuentran la mayor parte de ellos. hay también esparcidos en la India, China y las islas de Indonesia. Sólo quedan entre 60 y 100 aún viven en estado salvaje.
Rhino, Motswari Game Preserve. This type of rhino has been declared extinct. They still exist but numbers are so low in the wild, the species will not be able to sustain itself. ALL types of rhinos are in danger of extinction.