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Western Black Rhino Officially Declared Extinct

Animals  (tags: killing, wildlife, extinction, Black Rhino )

- 1531 days ago -
Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct according the latest review of animals and plants by the world's largest conservation network.


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Veronique L (209)
Monday April 13, 2015, 9:08 am

Angie P (139)
Monday April 13, 2015, 9:11 am
The article is from 2013, but the article states:
The subspecies of the black rhino -- which is classified as "critically endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species -- was last seen in western Africa in 2006.

Angie P (139)
Monday April 13, 2015, 9:11 am
So this rhino has been gone for a while. Heartbreaking to think we are not doing more for the others that are still alive.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 13, 2015, 9:15 am
Very sad,
Thank you Teresa

Ben O (128)
Monday April 13, 2015, 9:32 am
Looking for GOOD news, so why am I depressed...?

Christeen A (300)
Monday April 13, 2015, 10:08 am
How very sad.

Lone F (58)
Monday April 13, 2015, 11:51 am
Noted - so very sad indeed - Thanks for posting Teresa

Darren W (218)
Monday April 13, 2015, 12:25 pm
Tragic and sad.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 13, 2015, 3:37 pm
Depressing...and only a matter of time before the rest that remain perish. Thanks Teresa

Animae C (509)
Monday April 13, 2015, 4:38 pm
Yes i knew about this horror!

T.Y. Teresa

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Wednesday April 15, 2015, 2:10 am
Sadly noted.

Sylvie A (190)
Wednesday April 15, 2015, 3:28 am
It's a very sad news.

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday April 15, 2015, 6:29 am
Very heartbreaking news.

Roberto Meritoni (3)
Wednesday April 15, 2015, 9:01 am

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Wednesday April 15, 2015, 7:02 pm
Horrible. I believe we have some at the Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo, it's big open range zoo in NSW. But extinct in the wild is a horrible tragedy that we caused. We stink.

Gisela Gama (50)
Saturday April 18, 2015, 5:12 pm
Noted with a heavy heart...

MmAway M (519)
Friday June 12, 2015, 4:17 am
Sadly noted,,,,

Why am I typing this with wet eyes??? Just so SAD

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