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Black Rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis

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21 Comments

Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 8 years ago

Rhinos have existed on earth for more than 50 million years, let's not end the line by poaching! Help share the truth: Rhino horn has no medicinal value!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 9 years ago

Hi Kenneth. You have an awesome series of Rhinos here. Please feel free to join our Rhinos of the World mission and help to raise awareness for the Rhino's plight. Please remember not to add the exact co ordinates.
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1284...

Incredable animal, its extinction is an example of how humans and our infinite ignorance, can destroy our own planet.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

I am so glad we got to see some in the Mabula preserve. A Mother with a grown whinning son and a new baby rhino.The grown son had not yet accepted that his Mother needed to move on.

AndrewVanOstrand
AndrewVanOstrand 9 years ago

Spotted your black rhino in Norongora Crater Oct 12, 2011. My shot has it walking away from us. Note that my personal photo of a reposing cheetah came from Norongora Crater too.

Aahangar
Aahangar 9 years ago

This is a sad news indeed and human is responsible for this and all environment destruction. One day our mother planet (earth) will get the revenge of all these destruction from mankind. I hope before that day the humans will learn that this world is not only for them.

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks for this spotting. Unfortunately my fingers won't type congratulations. Very sad.

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

it is really saddeningthough.
Your picture is awesome and Thanks for sharing it with us. it is very special!

KennethCox
KennethCox 9 years ago

Thanks all. I wish it were under better circumstances.

jake3
jake3 9 years ago

A sad and ignominious end to a magnificent animal. Another of the last great mammals of our era has slipped away. How many more?

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

congrats

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

Sadly Ashish, you are right.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Congratulations for a luminous spotting

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

More extinction will affect the fate of Humans...

peter
peter 9 years ago

Spotting of the Day

"As of today, the IUCN has declared the Western black rhino extinct. Our charismatic Rhino friends have been around for 50 million years and are now critically endangered. Humans have caused the drastic decline in numbers."

http://facebook.com/projectnoah/posts/15...
http://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/13...

KennethCox
KennethCox 10 years ago

Sept. 22 is World Rhino Day!

ashleyhumes88
ashleyhumes88 10 years ago

I absolutely love rhinos.. Lucky! Great photos :)

KennethCox
KennethCox 10 years ago

Don't they, though...

MickGrant
MickGrant 10 years ago

Good shot - they do look pre-historic hanging on to a new non to friendly world.

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 10 years ago

A fantastic picture and a stunning spot. Well done!

KennethCox
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KennethCox

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Jan 17, 2011
Submitted on Jul 31, 2011

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