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Losing an entire species… hard to get your head around it

November 10, 2011

So impossible sad

“People just shooting them to take their horn. So, that is it,” Vie said. “That is what also killed the latest rhino in Vietnam, just poaching. People just want to make money out of the horn. So, by doing that, they undermine all the potential of rhinos for the development of economic opportunity in tourism. Rhinos in the world are really attractive animals. So, in a way, it is undermining the potential of the countries to develop responsible tourism and generate income.”

Africa’s Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct | Environment | English.

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