How shameful that man has decimated an entire species to this end, and still no end to the slaughter. So many species we share this planet with and all are in danger from the greed and cruelty of mankind. Heartbreaking.
Here’s a little clarity with the “last white rhinos”…
There are five species of rhinos:
- Greater one-horn (or Indian)
Within the white rhinos species, there are two subspecies: the Northern whites and the Southern whites.
There are no more than 20,000 SOUTHERN white rhinos left in Africa. However, poaching has taken a quicker toll on the NORTHERN whites. With the recent passing of Nola, the northern white rhino at the San Diego Zoo, there are now only 3 Northern white rhinos left on the planet.
The remaining three are under constant guard at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.
LAST DITCH EFFORT FOR THE SPECIES
A few weeks ago, 6 southern white rhinos were flown from Africa to San Diego, California as part of an attempt to re-populate the northern white rhinos.
The plan involves implanting…
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