The Dire Situation in South Africa

READ this interesting article taken from the September edition of the Getaway Magazine, (Click on the image)
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A Cute Story with a Valuable Message for 9 - 12 year olds
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Source: http://onemoregeneration.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Ronnie-and-the-Rhino-Horn.pdf




THE RHINOS OF THE WORLD


White Rhino
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Source: http://www.african-safari-pictures.com/white-rhino-pictures.html

Also known as the white or square-lipped rhinoceros; only found in Africa; has two sub-species: the southern white rhino and the northern white rhino; once near extinction they are now the most abundant species of rhino; about 20 000 white rhinos of which 90% are found in South Africa.
Black Rhino
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Source: Source: http://www.african-safari-pictures.com/white-rhino-pictures.html

Also known as the hook-lipped rhino; has two horns; found only in Africa; critically endangered, less than 5 000 in the wild; smaller of the two African rhinos.
Indian Rhino
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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Indian_Rhino_Image.jpg

Lives primarily in Northern India; its segmented hide looks like a coat of body armour; only has one horn; endangered - only about 2 000 Indian rhinos left in the wild; they are also killed for their horns.
Sumatran Rhino
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Source: http://www.itsnature.org/endangered/sumatran-rhinoceros/

Also known as the hairy rhino; found only in Indonesia and Malaysia; critically endangered – only 130 to 190 left in the world; longest surviving mammal on earth; the most primitive rhino species because of its hairy skin; the smallest species of rhino; has two horns.
Javan Rhino
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Source: http://www.savetherhino.org/rhino_info/species_of_rhino/javan_rhinos

Also known as the lesser-horned rhino; found only in Java, Indonesia; critically endangered – only 37 to 44 left in the world; possibly the rarest mammal on earth; have only a single small horn.