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Trying To Save South Africa's Rhinos

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South African conservationists are trying to save the country's remaining rhinos.

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greenplanet e. (157)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 12:37 am
I hope they are successful. Would be tragic to lose them.

Frances Darcy (231)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 12:39 am

Dimitris Dallis (45)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 1:26 am
Thank you Sandra :)

Danuta Watola (1257)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 3:08 am

Frans Badenhorst (573)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 3:39 am
this is a never ending struggle - it seems...thanks for posting Sandra

Asli Vural (115)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 3:55 am
Thanks Dear Sandra.

Natasha Salgado (672)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 8:29 am
I'm game 4 just about anything and everything that can stop the slaughter. Thanks Sandra

Leslene Dunn (79)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 5:17 am
They need to try a damn side harder - saw in the newspaper 2 rhino poachers received huge sentences - do you call 10 years a huge sentence!!!! They should have been necklaced in one of the kangaroo courts! And our idiotic government needs to pull their finger on this one as well instead of worrying about filling their own coffers! It has become worse than a nightmare now!

Wonder G (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 5:49 am
Rhinos are so beautiful and their just like elephants in terms of body but obviously no trunk and a horn instead and they look so serious unlike elephants who look naughty and playful but majestic at the same time. But rhinos need to be saved.

Yvette S. (35)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 6:40 am

Bob P. (408)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:11 am
Thanks Sandra

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 9:36 am
Noted & posted

Maria Mohoric (46)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 9:47 am
Thank you Sandra

Christeen Anderson (656)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 12:50 pm
This is a never ending cycle and if it doesn't stop then we will be without these wonderful creatures. Thank you.

Jamie Clemons (282)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 1:04 pm
We need armed gaurds boots on the ground 24hr gaurd.

Roger Garin-michaud (139)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 1:46 pm
noted, thanks

jess b (24)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:06 pm
Rhinos are incredible. Anyone seen how they will nuzzle up to a hippopotamus?

it's on
"Rhino Hippo date"
Rhinos just have to be saved and protected. All wildlife is precious and vital to our world and have a right to be left alone!

Patricia E. G. (58)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:10 pm
If the local South Africans had made an all out attempted to save their Rhinos
at the beginning of the poaching, the situation wouldn't have gotten to this extreme.
I salute the Lion Guardians, a program developed in communities in Southern Kenya to
recruit young Maasai Warriors who facilitate co-existence of wild lions and humans.
They intervene in any conflicts with herds, losses of livestock, report and track dwindling
lions, protect and prevent lion hunting. The destruction of the Rhinos could have been
avoided if so intensely scrutinized.

Ray M. (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:17 pm
Something needs to be done about this atrocity. It sickens me to see a beautiful animal become extinct. Greed is the heart of evil.

Karen Kersten-Chestney (112)
Friday September 20, 2013, 2:27 am
Rape is a crime----we need to stop sexual violence--- NOW.

Ruth C. (264)
Friday September 20, 2013, 7:13 am
Stop the cruelty, NOW!!

Past Member (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 12:40 pm
Poaching has been so bad there I do so hope they can save the rest

Helen Porter (39)
Friday September 20, 2013, 6:36 pm

Dark, dark
is the

Deep, deep
is the

Melania Padilla (190)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 3:09 pm
Kill the poachers and jail those who demand ivory! No one will miss them for sure
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