BBC News’ Extinction Warning for Rhinos

Dark warnings regarding the plight of the rhino – The exponential rise in rhino horn demand and poaching must be met with an urgent response; long term counter-initiatives might be too little, too late.

Any attempt to appease the demand for rhino horn (‘farms’ for rhino horn harvesting proposed in South Africa – Rhino Horn Harvesting) exacerbates the problem, with poachers infiltrating any ‘legal’ routes they can.

Cecils Pride

BBC News reports on the past year in rhino poaching and conservation efforts, providing us with a reminder and overall view of rhinos’ dire situation.

***Video contains graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised.***

 

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