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
Least we forget - I really wanted some Rhino pictures, so I went to a place where I could find them. I will treasure these pictures, can't even bring myself to delete the lesser ones, just because they are in such danger. I read somewhere that Botswana is planning to import rhinos from SA, where they would be safer. I really hope that plan works out.
In a photo by Brent Stirton for National Geographic, a man holds up a white rhino horn removed to save the animal from poachers in Klerksdorp, South Africa, on March 25, 2011. (See more rhino pictures from the assignment.)