December 28th, 2013

Rhinos completely extinct Krivoy Rog!

International Union for Conservation of Nature and the Red Book published a new Red List of Threatened Species, which states that the West African black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis longipes completely extinct.

Also, with black on the verge of extinction and were the northern white rhino Ceratotherium simum cottoni, living in Central Africa.

According to Simon Stewart, head of the commission on rare species IUCN difficult to protect these animals from poachers who hunt for horn. By the way, the horn is worth as much as gold.