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World Rhino Day September 22nd | Save the Rhinos

World Rhino Day 2018

Join us today on 22nd of September to celebrate World Rhino Day to celebrate all species of rhino existing! Black, white, greater one-horned, Sumatran and Javan rhinos.

World Rhino Day was first announced by WWF-South Africa in 2010. The following year, World Rhino Day grew into an international success, encompassing both African and Asian rhino species, thanks to the efforts of two determined women

White Rhino with baby calfs

All started with an email: In mid-2011, Lisa Jane Campbell of Chishakwe Ranch in Zimbabwe was already planning ahead for World Rhino Day. She searched online for ideas and potential collaborators, and found Rhishja’s blog. Lisa Jane sent Rhishja an email, and the two found they shared a common goal of making World Rhino Day a day of celebration for all five species of rhino. In the months that followed, they worked together to make

How does rhinos named?

The black rhinoceros or hook lipped rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) is a types of rhinoceros, local to eastern and southern Africa including Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Despite the fact that the rhinoceros is alluded to as black, its hues change from dark colored to dim.

Other African rhinoceros is the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum). “White” in the name “white rhinoceros” is frequently said to be an error of the Afrikaans word wyd (Dutch wijd) which means wide, alluding to its square upper lip, instead of the pointed or snared lip of the black rhinoceros. These species are presently in some cases alluded to as the square-lipped (for white) or snare lipped (for black) rhinoceros.

Black Rhinoceros

The species in general is named fundamentally imperiled (despite the fact that the South-western black rhinoceros is named defenseless). Three subspecies have been announced terminated, including the western black rhinoceros, which was pronounced wiped out by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2011.

Prague Zoo Rhinos

Prague zoo has one of the best unique location for Rhinos and the last living White Male Rhino passed away last year in that zoo. Luckily the Zoo managed to preserve the sperms of it so they were able to make other 3 females pregnant and a kind survived from a extinction. The article will be here soon on NewsPrague but for now you can check this article How Prague Zoo cut-off horns of its own Rhinos prevent poachers to kill the Rhinos. 

rhino calf baby

World Rhino Day

World Rhino Day an international success, both online and offline. World Rhino Day has since grown to become a global phenomenon, uniting NGOs, zoos, cause-related organizations, businesses, and concerned individuals from nearly every corner of the world!



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