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Rhinos in danger part2

RHINOS IN DANGER PART The rate of rhino killings has gone up in the last three years. A view of rhinos in general but will concentrate in the African species and will talk a little about the Asian Rhinos, but they will have another graphic. EOCENE OLIGOCENE MIOCENE PLIOCENE PLEISTOCENE TODAY 50 Trigonias Diceroshinus Ceratotherium Perissodacty ancestor million Protapirus Miolapirus Tapirus AKA: big Daddy Horses chose this path Number of years that rhinos have been living on earth. Rhinos are related to the Tapir and the Horse. At one point there where hundred of species of rhino, they roamed Africa, Asia, Europe and Even North America, they knew how to get around. TODAY 5 SPECIES OF RHINO EXIST 2 IN AFRICA AND 3 IN ASIA AFRICAN SPECIES ASIAN SPECIES NT CR VỤ CR CR Near Threatened Critically endangerod Vulnerable Cnitically endangered Criticaly andangorod WHITE RHINO: Divided into two distinct subspecies: The Northern and the Southern White GREATER ONE- HORNED RHINO: a 96% decline in popu- Also known as Indian or Javan Rhinos surviving in JAVAN RHINO: SUMATRAN RHINO: 50% decline in num- BLACK RHINO: Slowly recovering from With fewer than 40 bers over the last 15 only one known location. years, due to poaching. lation Nepalese Rhino POPULATION FOR EACH SPECIES WHITE BLACK INDIAN JAVAN SUMATRAN 20,150 4,860 2,850 <44 200 THESE 5 SPECIES ARE FURTHER DIVIDED INTO 11 IDENTIFIED SUBSPECIES. All Rhino taxa are under threat of, and all but 1 taxon are on the verge of, extinç- tion. WESTERN BLACK RHINO The last JAVAN RHINO in NOTE: Two sub- species went extinct last year :( EX EX (Diceros bicornis longipes) EXTINCT November 2011 Vietnam (Rhinoceros sondaicus) outside Java. EXTINCT October 2011 Extinot Extinet BLACK RHINO 4,860 Aproximate number that remain 96% Of Africa's remaining black rhinos were killed when a wave of poaching for rhino horn Between 1970 and 1992 superb sense of hearing and keen sense of smell CR 50km/h Critically Endangered Speed Black Rhinos may reach. (Image from "The Silent One" book I am doing) SUBSPECIES OF BLACK RHINO BLACK IS BLACK BLACK RHINO STRONGHOLDS Eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) Southwestern black rhino (Diceros bicornis bicornis) - subspecies adapted to arid desert conditions. AFRICA The Black Rhino as you gessed it's not really black. Most Rhinos are a grey color wand a brown, the brown most of the time comes from rolling in mud or dirt to protect their skins. where they take their siesta Kenya Southern central black rhino (Diceros bicornis minor) Zimbabwe Western black rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes) - reportedly extinct as of 2006, due to poaching. Namibia South Africa NOTE: Declared offically extinct this past November 2011 WHITE RHINO 20,150 Aproximate number that remain in the wild It's most abundant rhino species, but also has been heavy hit these past years More than 40 percent of these were lost in Kruger National Park, which borders Mozambique. The white rhino is actually not white; the name is likely due to mistaking the Afrikaans word "weit" (meaning "wide") for "white." It's color is grey, although can appear brown after wallowing. NT Near Threatened WHITE RHINO STRONGHOLDS CONSERVATION SUCCES SUBSPECIES OF WHITE RHINO STORY Southern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum simum) White rhino populations since 1895 Northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) AFRIÇA NOTE: The northen white rhino is in Uganda Kenya Tanzania super cirtical mode. might go extinct this year or next Botzwana 100 1895 20150 2012 In December 2009, four captive Northern Zimbabwe Namibia white rhinos were relocated from the Swaziland Czech Republic to Kenya. Considered the last hope to stimulate breeding This gives me hope :) South Africa HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEENA WHITE RHINO AND A BLACK RHINO MOST EASY TO IDENTIFY: MOUTH SIZE AND NECK White rhinos have a Black rhinos have White rhinos are bigger, only the elephant is bigger than a white rhino. Black rhinos are smaller and have a short neck square lip. Just think of it as a cow, they like to graze pointed upper lips like a miniature elephant trunk They have a longer neck for grazing Square Pointy White rhino tend to be in groups. Black rhino are more likely to be solitary and are shyer, keeping to thicker bushy areas. Both are hairless, and only have hair in the eye lashes. tip of the All rhinos are odd-toed ungu- lates, and have three toes on Likes to eat grass Likes to twist stuff each foot. tail and ears out of shrubs Pubic mes- sage brought to you by: Sources: savinghinos.org, rhinos-if.org, thinoconservation.org, thinoresourcecenter.com, ARKIVE, WWF, intrhinotoundation.wordpress.com, savinghinos.org, thincconservation.org. Traffic, UCN For info: [email protected] RHINOS IN DANGER PART The rate of rhino killings has gone up in the last three years. A view of rhinos in general but will concentrate in the African species and will talk a little about the Asian Rhinos, but they will have another graphic. EOCENE OLIGOCENE MIOCENE PLIOCENE PLEISTOCENE TODAY 50 Trigonias Diceroshinus Ceratotherium Perissodacty ancestor million Protapirus Miolapirus Tapirus AKA: big Daddy Horses chose this path Number of years that rhinos have been living on earth. Rhinos are related to the Tapir and the Horse. At one point there where hundred of species of rhino, they roamed Africa, Asia, Europe and Even North America, they knew how to get around. TODAY 5 SPECIES OF RHINO EXIST 2 IN AFRICA AND 3 IN ASIA AFRICAN SPECIES ASIAN SPECIES NT CR VỤ CR CR Near Threatened Critically endangerod Vulnerable Cnitically endangered Criticaly andangorod WHITE RHINO: Divided into two distinct subspecies: The Northern and the Southern White GREATER ONE- HORNED RHINO: a 96% decline in popu- Also known as Indian or Javan Rhinos surviving in JAVAN RHINO: SUMATRAN RHINO: 50% decline in num- BLACK RHINO: Slowly recovering from With fewer than 40 bers over the last 15 only one known location. years, due to poaching. lation Nepalese Rhino POPULATION FOR EACH SPECIES WHITE BLACK INDIAN JAVAN SUMATRAN 20,150 4,860 2,850 <44 200 THESE 5 SPECIES ARE FURTHER DIVIDED INTO 11 IDENTIFIED SUBSPECIES. All Rhino taxa are under threat of, and all but 1 taxon are on the verge of, extinç- tion. WESTERN BLACK RHINO The last JAVAN RHINO in NOTE: Two sub- species went extinct last year :( EX EX (Diceros bicornis longipes) EXTINCT November 2011 Vietnam (Rhinoceros sondaicus) outside Java. EXTINCT October 2011 Extinot Extinet BLACK RHINO 4,860 Aproximate number that remain 96% Of Africa's remaining black rhinos were killed when a wave of poaching for rhino horn Between 1970 and 1992 superb sense of hearing and keen sense of smell CR 50km/h Critically Endangered Speed Black Rhinos may reach. (Image from "The Silent One" book I am doing) SUBSPECIES OF BLACK RHINO BLACK IS BLACK BLACK RHINO STRONGHOLDS Eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) Southwestern black rhino (Diceros bicornis bicornis) - subspecies adapted to arid desert conditions. AFRICA The Black Rhino as you gessed it's not really black. Most Rhinos are a grey color wand a brown, the brown most of the time comes from rolling in mud or dirt to protect their skins. where they take their siesta Kenya Southern central black rhino (Diceros bicornis minor) Zimbabwe Western black rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes) - reportedly extinct as of 2006, due to poaching. Namibia South Africa NOTE: Declared offically extinct this past November 2011 WHITE RHINO 20,150 Aproximate number that remain in the wild It's most abundant rhino species, but also has been heavy hit these past years More than 40 percent of these were lost in Kruger National Park, which borders Mozambique. The white rhino is actually not white; the name is likely due to mistaking the Afrikaans word "weit" (meaning "wide") for "white." It's color is grey, although can appear brown after wallowing. NT Near Threatened WHITE RHINO STRONGHOLDS CONSERVATION SUCCES SUBSPECIES OF WHITE RHINO STORY Southern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum simum) White rhino populations since 1895 Northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) AFRIÇA NOTE: The northen white rhino is in Uganda Kenya Tanzania super cirtical mode. might go extinct this year or next Botzwana 100 1895 20150 2012 In December 2009, four captive Northern Zimbabwe Namibia white rhinos were relocated from the Swaziland Czech Republic to Kenya. Considered the last hope to stimulate breeding This gives me hope :) South Africa HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEENA WHITE RHINO AND A BLACK RHINO MOST EASY TO IDENTIFY: MOUTH SIZE AND NECK White rhinos have a Black rhinos have White rhinos are bigger, only the elephant is bigger than a white rhino. Black rhinos are smaller and have a short neck square lip. Just think of it as a cow, they like to graze pointed upper lips like a miniature elephant trunk They have a longer neck for grazing Square Pointy White rhino tend to be in groups. Black rhino are more likely to be solitary and are shyer, keeping to thicker bushy areas. Both are hairless, and only have hair in the eye lashes. tip of the All rhinos are odd-toed ungu- lates, and have three toes on Likes to eat grass Likes to twist stuff each foot. tail and ears out of shrubs Pubic mes- sage brought to you by: me Sources: savinghinos.org, rhinos-if.org, thinoconservation.org, thinoresourcecenter.com, ARKIVE, WWF, intrhinotoundation.wordpress.com, savinghinos.org, thincconservation.org. Traffic, UCN For info: [email protected] RHINOS IN DANGER PART The rate of rhino killings has gone up in the last three years. A view of rhinos in general but will concentrate in the African species and will talk a little about the Asian Rhinos, but they will have another graphic. EOCENE OLIGOCENE MIOCENE PLIOCENE PLEISTOCENE TODAY 50 Trigonias Diceroshinus Ceratotherium Perissodacty ancestor million Protapirus Miolapirus Tapirus AKA: big Daddy Horses chose this path Number of years that rhinos have been living on earth. Rhinos are related to the Tapir and the Horse. At one point there where hundred of species of rhino, they roamed Africa, Asia, Europe and Even North America, they knew how to get around. TODAY 5 SPECIES OF RHINO EXIST 2 IN AFRICA AND 3 IN ASIA AFRICAN SPECIES ASIAN SPECIES NT CR VỤ CR CR Near Threatened Critically endangerod Vulnerable Cnitically endangered Criticaly andangorod WHITE RHINO: Divided into two distinct subspecies: The Northern and the Southern White GREATER ONE- HORNED RHINO: a 96% decline in popu- Also known as Indian or Javan Rhinos surviving in JAVAN RHINO: SUMATRAN RHINO: 50% decline in num- BLACK RHINO: Slowly recovering from With fewer than 40 bers over the last 15 only one known location. years, due to poaching. lation Nepalese Rhino POPULATION FOR EACH SPECIES WHITE BLACK INDIAN JAVAN SUMATRAN 20,150 4,860 2,850 <44 200 THESE 5 SPECIES ARE FURTHER DIVIDED INTO 11 IDENTIFIED SUBSPECIES. All Rhino taxa are under threat of, and all but 1 taxon are on the verge of, extinç- tion. WESTERN BLACK RHINO The last JAVAN RHINO in NOTE: Two sub- species went extinct last year :( EX EX (Diceros bicornis longipes) EXTINCT November 2011 Vietnam (Rhinoceros sondaicus) outside Java. EXTINCT October 2011 Extinot Extinet BLACK RHINO 4,860 Aproximate number that remain 96% Of Africa's remaining black rhinos were killed when a wave of poaching for rhino horn Between 1970 and 1992 superb sense of hearing and keen sense of smell CR 50km/h Critically Endangered Speed Black Rhinos may reach. (Image from "The Silent One" book I am doing) SUBSPECIES OF BLACK RHINO BLACK IS BLACK BLACK RHINO STRONGHOLDS Eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) Southwestern black rhino (Diceros bicornis bicornis) - subspecies adapted to arid desert conditions. AFRICA The Black Rhino as you gessed it's not really black. Most Rhinos are a grey color wand a brown, the brown most of the time comes from rolling in mud or dirt to protect their skins. where they take their siesta Kenya Southern central black rhino (Diceros bicornis minor) Zimbabwe Western black rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes) - reportedly extinct as of 2006, due to poaching. Namibia South Africa NOTE: Declared offically extinct this past November 2011 WHITE RHINO 20,150 Aproximate number that remain in the wild It's most abundant rhino species, but also has been heavy hit these past years More than 40 percent of these were lost in Kruger National Park, which borders Mozambique. The white rhino is actually not white; the name is likely due to mistaking the Afrikaans word "weit" (meaning "wide") for "white." It's color is grey, although can appear brown after wallowing. NT Near Threatened WHITE RHINO STRONGHOLDS CONSERVATION SUCCES SUBSPECIES OF WHITE RHINO STORY Southern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum simum) White rhino populations since 1895 Northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) AFRIÇA NOTE: The northen white rhino is in Uganda Kenya Tanzania super cirtical mode. might go extinct this year or next Botzwana 100 1895 20150 2012 In December 2009, four captive Northern Zimbabwe Namibia white rhinos were relocated from the Swaziland Czech Republic to Kenya. Considered the last hope to stimulate breeding This gives me hope :) South Africa HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEENA WHITE RHINO AND A BLACK RHINO MOST EASY TO IDENTIFY: MOUTH SIZE AND NECK White rhinos have a Black rhinos have White rhinos are bigger, only the elephant is bigger than a white rhino. Black rhinos are smaller and have a short neck square lip. Just think of it as a cow, they like to graze pointed upper lips like a miniature elephant trunk They have a longer neck for grazing Square Pointy White rhino tend to be in groups. Black rhino are more likely to be solitary and are shyer, keeping to thicker bushy areas. Both are hairless, and only have hair in the eye lashes. tip of the All rhinos are odd-toed ungu- lates, and have three toes on Likes to eat grass Likes to twist stuff each foot. tail and ears out of shrubs Pubic mes- sage brought to you by: me Sources: savinghinos.org, rhinos-if.org, thinoconservation.org, thinoresourcecenter.com, ARKIVE, WWF, intrhinotoundation.wordpress.com, savinghinos.org, thincconservation.org. Traffic, UCN For info: [email protected] RHINOS IN DANGER PART The rate of rhino killings has gone up in the last three years. A view of rhinos in general but will concentrate in the African species and will talk a little about the Asian Rhinos, but they will have another graphic. EOCENE OLIGOCENE MIOCENE PLIOCENE PLEISTOCENE TODAY 50 Trigonias Diceroshinus Ceratotherium Perissodacty ancestor million Protapirus Miolapirus Tapirus AKA: big Daddy Horses chose this path Number of years that rhinos have been living on earth. Rhinos are related to the Tapir and the Horse. At one point there where hundred of species of rhino, they roamed Africa, Asia, Europe and Even North America, they knew how to get around. TODAY 5 SPECIES OF RHINO EXIST 2 IN AFRICA AND 3 IN ASIA AFRICAN SPECIES ASIAN SPECIES NT CR VỤ CR CR Near Threatened Critically endangerod Vulnerable Cnitically endangered Criticaly andangorod WHITE RHINO: Divided into two distinct subspecies: The Northern and the Southern White GREATER ONE- HORNED RHINO: a 96% decline in popu- Also known as Indian or Javan Rhinos surviving in JAVAN RHINO: SUMATRAN RHINO: 50% decline in num- BLACK RHINO: Slowly recovering from With fewer than 40 bers over the last 15 only one known location. years, due to poaching. lation Nepalese Rhino POPULATION FOR EACH SPECIES WHITE BLACK INDIAN JAVAN SUMATRAN 20,150 4,860 2,850 <44 200 THESE 5 SPECIES ARE FURTHER DIVIDED INTO 11 IDENTIFIED SUBSPECIES. All Rhino taxa are under threat of, and all but 1 taxon are on the verge of, extinç- tion. WESTERN BLACK RHINO The last JAVAN RHINO in NOTE: Two sub- species went extinct last year :( EX EX (Diceros bicornis longipes) EXTINCT November 2011 Vietnam (Rhinoceros sondaicus) outside Java. EXTINCT October 2011 Extinot Extinet BLACK RHINO 4,860 Aproximate number that remain 96% Of Africa's remaining black rhinos were killed when a wave of poaching for rhino horn Between 1970 and 1992 superb sense of hearing and keen sense of smell CR 50km/h Critically Endangered Speed Black Rhinos may reach. (Image from "The Silent One" book I am doing) SUBSPECIES OF BLACK RHINO BLACK IS BLACK BLACK RHINO STRONGHOLDS Eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) Southwestern black rhino (Diceros bicornis bicornis) - subspecies adapted to arid desert conditions. AFRICA The Black Rhino as you gessed it's not really black. Most Rhinos are a grey color wand a brown, the brown most of the time comes from rolling in mud or dirt to protect their skins. where they take their siesta Kenya Southern central black rhino (Diceros bicornis minor) Zimbabwe Western black rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes) - reportedly extinct as of 2006, due to poaching. Namibia South Africa NOTE: Declared offically extinct this past November 2011 WHITE RHINO 20,150 Aproximate number that remain in the wild It's most abundant rhino species, but also has been heavy hit these past years More than 40 percent of these were lost in Kruger National Park, which borders Mozambique. The white rhino is actually not white; the name is likely due to mistaking the Afrikaans word "weit" (meaning "wide") for "white." It's color is grey, although can appear brown after wallowing. NT Near Threatened WHITE RHINO STRONGHOLDS CONSERVATION SUCCES SUBSPECIES OF WHITE RHINO STORY Southern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum simum) White rhino populations since 1895 Northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) AFRIÇA NOTE: The northen white rhino is in Uganda Kenya Tanzania super cirtical mode. might go extinct this year or next Botzwana 100 1895 20150 2012 In December 2009, four captive Northern Zimbabwe Namibia white rhinos were relocated from the Swaziland Czech Republic to Kenya. Considered the last hope to stimulate breeding This gives me hope :) South Africa HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEENA WHITE RHINO AND A BLACK RHINO MOST EASY TO IDENTIFY: MOUTH SIZE AND NECK White rhinos have a Black rhinos have White rhinos are bigger, only the elephant is bigger than a white rhino. Black rhinos are smaller and have a short neck square lip. Just think of it as a cow, they like to graze pointed upper lips like a miniature elephant trunk They have a longer neck for grazing Square Pointy White rhino tend to be in groups. Black rhino are more likely to be solitary and are shyer, keeping to thicker bushy areas. Both are hairless, and only have hair in the eye lashes. tip of the All rhinos are odd-toed ungu- lates, and have three toes on Likes to eat grass Likes to twist stuff each foot. tail and ears out of shrubs Pubic mes- sage brought to you by: me Sources: savinghinos.org, rhinos-if.org, thinoconservation.org, thinoresourcecenter.com, ARKIVE, WWF, intrhinotoundation.wordpress.com, savinghinos.org, thincconservation.org. Traffic, UCN For info: [email protected] RHINOS IN DANGER PART The rate of rhino killings has gone up in the last three years. A view of rhinos in general but will concentrate in the African species and will talk a little about the Asian Rhinos, but they will have another graphic. EOCENE OLIGOCENE MIOCENE PLIOCENE PLEISTOCENE TODAY 50 Trigonias Diceroshinus Ceratotherium Perissodacty ancestor million Protapirus Miolapirus Tapirus AKA: big Daddy Horses chose this path Number of years that rhinos have been living on earth. Rhinos are related to the Tapir and the Horse. At one point there where hundred of species of rhino, they roamed Africa, Asia, Europe and Even North America, they knew how to get around. TODAY 5 SPECIES OF RHINO EXIST 2 IN AFRICA AND 3 IN ASIA AFRICAN SPECIES ASIAN SPECIES NT CR VỤ CR CR Near Threatened Critically endangerod Vulnerable Cnitically endangered Criticaly andangorod WHITE RHINO: Divided into two distinct subspecies: The Northern and the Southern White GREATER ONE- HORNED RHINO: a 96% decline in popu- Also known as Indian or Javan Rhinos surviving in JAVAN RHINO: SUMATRAN RHINO: 50% decline in num- BLACK RHINO: Slowly recovering from With fewer than 40 bers over the last 15 only one known location. years, due to poaching. lation Nepalese Rhino POPULATION FOR EACH SPECIES WHITE BLACK INDIAN JAVAN SUMATRAN 20,150 4,860 2,850 <44 200 THESE 5 SPECIES ARE FURTHER DIVIDED INTO 11 IDENTIFIED SUBSPECIES. All Rhino taxa are under threat of, and all but 1 taxon are on the verge of, extinç- tion. WESTERN BLACK RHINO The last JAVAN RHINO in NOTE: Two sub- species went extinct last year :( EX EX (Diceros bicornis longipes) EXTINCT November 2011 Vietnam (Rhinoceros sondaicus) outside Java. EXTINCT October 2011 Extinot Extinet BLACK RHINO 4,860 Aproximate number that remain 96% Of Africa's remaining black rhinos were killed when a wave of poaching for rhino horn Between 1970 and 1992 superb sense of hearing and keen sense of smell CR 50km/h Critically Endangered Speed Black Rhinos may reach. (Image from "The Silent One" book I am doing) SUBSPECIES OF BLACK RHINO BLACK IS BLACK BLACK RHINO STRONGHOLDS Eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) Southwestern black rhino (Diceros bicornis bicornis) - subspecies adapted to arid desert conditions. AFRICA The Black Rhino as you gessed it's not really black. Most Rhinos are a grey color wand a brown, the brown most of the time comes from rolling in mud or dirt to protect their skins. where they take their siesta Kenya Southern central black rhino (Diceros bicornis minor) Zimbabwe Western black rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes) - reportedly extinct as of 2006, due to poaching. Namibia South Africa NOTE: Declared offically extinct this past November 2011 WHITE RHINO 20,150 Aproximate number that remain in the wild It's most abundant rhino species, but also has been heavy hit these past years More than 40 percent of these were lost in Kruger National Park, which borders Mozambique. The white rhino is actually not white; the name is likely due to mistaking the Afrikaans word "weit" (meaning "wide") for "white." It's color is grey, although can appear brown after wallowing. NT Near Threatened WHITE RHINO STRONGHOLDS CONSERVATION SUCCES SUBSPECIES OF WHITE RHINO STORY Southern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum simum) White rhino populations since 1895 Northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) AFRIÇA NOTE: The northen white rhino is in Uganda Kenya Tanzania super cirtical mode. might go extinct this year or next Botzwana 100 1895 20150 2012 In December 2009, four captive Northern Zimbabwe Namibia white rhinos were relocated from the Swaziland Czech Republic to Kenya. Considered the last hope to stimulate breeding This gives me hope :) South Africa HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEENA WHITE RHINO AND A BLACK RHINO MOST EASY TO IDENTIFY: MOUTH SIZE AND NECK White rhinos have a Black rhinos have White rhinos are bigger, only the elephant is bigger than a white rhino. Black rhinos are smaller and have a short neck square lip. Just think of it as a cow, they like to graze pointed upper lips like a miniature elephant trunk They have a longer neck for grazing Square Pointy White rhino tend to be in groups. Black rhino are more likely to be solitary and are shyer, keeping to thicker bushy areas. Both are hairless, and only have hair in the eye lashes. tip of the All rhinos are odd-toed ungu- lates, and have three toes on Likes to eat grass Likes to twist stuff each foot. tail and ears out of shrubs Pubic mes- sage brought to you by: me Sources: savinghinos.org, rhinos-if.org, thinoconservation.org, thinoresourcecenter.com, ARKIVE, WWF, intrhinotoundation.wordpress.com, savinghinos.org, thincconservation.org. Traffic, UCN For info: [email protected]gulemomurro.net RHINOS IN DANGER PART The rate of rhino killings has gone up in the last three years. A view of rhinos in general but will concentrate in the African species and will talk a little about the Asian Rhinos, but they will have another graphic. EOCENE OLIGOCENE MIOCENE PLIOCENE PLEISTOCENE TODAY 50 Trigonias Diceroshinus Ceratotherium Perissodacty ancestor million Protapirus Miolapirus Tapirus AKA: big Daddy Horses chose this path Number of years that rhinos have been living on earth. Rhinos are related to the Tapir and the Horse. At one point there where hundred of species of rhino, they roamed Africa, Asia, Europe and Even North America, they knew how to get around. TODAY 5 SPECIES OF RHINO EXIST 2 IN AFRICA AND 3 IN ASIA AFRICAN SPECIES ASIAN SPECIES NT CR VỤ CR CR Near Threatened Critically endangerod Vulnerable Cnitically endangered Criticaly andangorod WHITE RHINO: Divided into two distinct subspecies: The Northern and the Southern White GREATER ONE- HORNED RHINO: a 96% decline in popu- Also known as Indian or Javan Rhinos surviving in JAVAN RHINO: SUMATRAN RHINO: 50% decline in num- BLACK RHINO: Slowly recovering from With fewer than 40 bers over the last 15 only one known location. years, due to poaching. lation Nepalese Rhino POPULATION FOR EACH SPECIES WHITE BLACK INDIAN JAVAN SUMATRAN 20,150 4,860 2,850 <44 200 THESE 5 SPECIES ARE FURTHER DIVIDED INTO 11 IDENTIFIED SUBSPECIES. All Rhino taxa are under threat of, and all but 1 taxon are on the verge of, extinç- tion. WESTERN BLACK RHINO The last JAVAN RHINO in NOTE: Two sub- species went extinct last year :( EX EX (Diceros bicornis longipes) EXTINCT November 2011 Vietnam (Rhinoceros sondaicus) outside Java. EXTINCT October 2011 Extinot Extinet BLACK RHINO 4,860 Aproximate number that remain 96% Of Africa's remaining black rhinos were killed when a wave of poaching for rhino horn Between 1970 and 1992 superb sense of hearing and keen sense of smell CR 50km/h Critically Endangered Speed Black Rhinos may reach. (Image from "The Silent One" book I am doing) SUBSPECIES OF BLACK RHINO BLACK IS BLACK BLACK RHINO STRONGHOLDS Eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) Southwestern black rhino (Diceros bicornis bicornis) - subspecies adapted to arid desert conditions. AFRICA The Black Rhino as you gessed it's not really black. Most Rhinos are a grey color wand a brown, the brown most of the time comes from rolling in mud or dirt to protect their skins. where they take their siesta Kenya Southern central black rhino (Diceros bicornis minor) Zimbabwe Western black rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes) - reportedly extinct as of 2006, due to poaching. Namibia South Africa NOTE: Declared offically extinct this past November 2011 WHITE RHINO 20,150 Aproximate number that remain in the wild It's most abundant rhino species, but also has been heavy hit these past years More than 40 percent of these were lost in Kruger National Park, which borders Mozambique. The white rhino is actually not white; the name is likely due to mistaking the Afrikaans word "weit" (meaning "wide") for "white." It's color is grey, although can appear brown after wallowing. NT Near Threatened WHITE RHINO STRONGHOLDS CONSERVATION SUCCES SUBSPECIES OF WHITE RHINO STORY Southern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum simum) White rhino populations since 1895 Northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) AFRIÇA NOTE: The northen white rhino is in Uganda Kenya Tanzania super cirtical mode. might go extinct this year or next Botzwana 100 1895 20150 2012 In December 2009, four captive Northern Zimbabwe Namibia white rhinos were relocated from the Swaziland Czech Republic to Kenya. Considered the last hope to stimulate breeding This gives me hope :) South Africa HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEENA WHITE RHINO AND A BLACK RHINO MOST EASY TO IDENTIFY: MOUTH SIZE AND NECK White rhinos have a Black rhinos have White rhinos are bigger, only the elephant is bigger than a white rhino. Black rhinos are smaller and have a short neck square lip. Just think of it as a cow, they like to graze pointed upper lips like a miniature elephant trunk They have a longer neck for grazing Square Pointy White rhino tend to be in groups. Black rhino are more likely to be solitary and are shyer, keeping to thicker bushy areas. Both are hairless, and only have hair in the eye lashes. tip of the All rhinos are odd-toed ungu- lates, and have three toes on Likes to eat grass Likes to twist stuff each foot. tail and ears out of shrubs Pubic mes- sage brought to you by: me Sources: savinghinos.org, rhinos-if.org, thinoconservation.org, thinoresourcecenter.com, ARKIVE, WWF, intrhinotoundation.wordpress.com, savinghinos.org, thincconservation.org. Traffic, UCN For info: [email protected]

Rhinos in danger part2

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Ok so I finally got to doing the second part. I think I am going to have to do like 2 more or 1 long one like this. Like the sharks graphics the info can be overwhelming. when I started to do these gr...

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