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25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos
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  Photo credit: Pam Krzyza The fascinating rhino facts below are brought to you by International Rhino Foundation. Enjoy! A group of rhinos is called a ‘crash’. A crash of white rhinos! (Photo credit: Laura Cornish) White rhinos aren’t white (and black rhinos aren’t black). The white rhino’s name is taken from the Afrikaans word describing its mouth: ‘weit’, meaning ‘wide’. Early English settlers...

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AFTER FAILURE OF LEGAL IVORY, TRADE IN RHINO HORN WOULD BE A DISASTER
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) is an international agreement signed by 175 governments, including one of the world’s major markets for illegal wildlife products – China. The international trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn is forbidden under CITES and, after a brief respite from poaching during the 1980s and ’90s, populations of both species started to recover (some would...

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Flying Rhinos….Protecting the last of their kind….
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South Africa has been hit the hardest by the Rhino poaching epidemic. Just last year over 628 rhinos have been poached for their horn. Its an average of 1.72 rhinos killed everyday….. The trend is going up and its estimated that as of January 2013 86 rhinos have already been killed…. What are people doing about this…… here is a  fantastic and inspirational  video...

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How Killing Machines save endangered wildlife
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A little organization known as  Conservation Drones is shifting how Dones (unmanned aerial vehicle) which are typically used as warfare tools  are now used in conservation with fantastic new uses….. Known as stealthy killing machines to take out suspected terrorists with pinpoint accuracy. But drones are also being put to more benign use in skies across several continents to track endangered wildlife, spot poachers,...

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Bush Warriors Photography: Meet Sandesh Kadur, iLCP Photographer of the Month
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From behind his camera, Sandesh Kadur sees the world from a very different angle. His passion for wildlife sets him apart and has earned him worldwide respect as one of the most promising photographers and documentary filmmakers of his generation. Through the use of images both still and video, Sandesh exposes the need for conservation and encourages protection of the world’s bio-diversity. Currently a...

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25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos
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The fascinating rhino facts below are brought to you by International Rhino Foundation. Enjoy! 1. A group of rhinos is called a ‘crash’. Crash of white rhinos. 2. White rhinos aren’t white (and black rhinos aren’t black). The white rhino’s name is taken from the Afrikaans word describing its mouth: ‘weit’, meaning ‘wide’. Early English settlers in South Africa misinterpreted the ‘weit’ for ‘white’....

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