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IN Animals ON 04 Jun, 2015
Rhinoceros are facing a risk of extinction and we are the main reason for this. Rhinos are killed for their horns which are bought and sold in an extremely high amount in the black market. The horns are valued more than that of gold which are used for ornamental and medicinal purposes.
Rhino poaching is totally illegal but shameful to say, it has been emerging as the burning issue all over the world especially in South Africa. Rhino poaching became an epidemic in 2008 in South Africa and more than 4,000 rhinos are murdered.
The endangered species like rhinos are struggling for their existence.
This is an orphaned calf from Zimbabwe. The poachers killed his mother for horn and left him orphaned. This calf has now got a new family where he is receiving good care and love. The family treats him as a new member. The calf is happy for this but, still misses his mother.
Some baby rhinos grow without their mother.
Organizations like ''Legend Rhino Orphanage'' in South Africa are caring and nourishing the orphaned rhinos. They create a favorable environment to baby rhinos.
Sudan is the only Northern White Rhino in the world. He lives in Laikipia, Kenya. The breeding attempts with Sudan at Ol Pejeta Conservancy have been unsuccessful.
Tackling the brutal poaching is seen as a challenging issue.
They chopped off her horn and left ''near to death''.
Hope was rescued and a veterinary team treated to save her life.
These endangered animals also have the equal right to enjoy their life on this earth.
The earth is beautiful with the diversity in species. The time has come to think seriously to save the existence of such beautiful creatures.