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RHINOCEROS POACHING Poaching Despite of the protective measure, prosecution of this animal continues with the exceptionally high and illegal price on the rhino horn in clandestine market. In Kaziranga National Park, 69 rhinos were poached during the period of 1988 to 1991 (Bhattacharya 1993). In Nepal, data shows that intensity of rhino poaching is depend on the action taken by the management authority. During 1976 to 1983 poaching was completely stopped due to the Army involvement in the conservation...

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Eugene Ionesco's "Rhinoceros": True Means Resides in Action Not Words

Eugene Ionesco's "Rhinoceros": True Means Resides in Action not Words I awoke sweating. Breathing heavily, I glanced over at my clock and read the time. 4:00 AM. I wasn't sure if this was reality or not so I ran my palm over my scalp. No bump. A sigh of relief came over me. "Phew," I said, "it was only a dream." This is a dream I have had often throughout the past couple of years. Each time, the bump in my dream gets bigger and bigger and each time I wake up I'm more and more frightened...

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Why the Sumatran Rhinoceros Will be Extinct

lowland swamps or montane forests. The Sumatran rhino feeds on fruit, twigs, leaves, and bark. The two current subspecies of the Sumatran rhinos can be found in Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Sumatran rhinos are among the most threatened rhinoceros species; consequently, they are potentially the most endangered rhino species (there are currently fewer than two hundred Sumatran rhinos in the world.) There are some major threats that will cause the Sumatran rhinos to be extinct during our lifetime;...

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The Horns of a Rhino

ideally one’s answer should be a rhinoceros. In most cases, we always picture a rhinoceros to have two horns and light-grey skin, but often forget about the rhinoceros who have darker colored skin and only one horn. There were once hundreds of rhinoceros species however, only five species exist today. The African Black and White rhinos, and the Sumatran rhinos have two horns, but the Indian and Javan rhinos from Asia only have one. Why is it that some rhinoceros have two horns while others only have...

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Horn trade legalization

Horn Trade Legalization The trade of animal horns should continue to be banned because that is a way of protecting endangered species. In this case, endangered species are animals that’s provides ivory such as Rhinoceros and elephant. First of all, let’s take a look at why this is such a controversial topic. Elephants are found in 37 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. They are source of bush meat but their ivory referred to as “White Gold” can provide a substantial...

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Animals Are in Danger in India

targets. According to the official figures, about a hundred [males] are killed each year in India, leaving the male-female ratio skewed.” Such killings have threatened the very existence of this species. For a Compact Mass of Hair Consider also the rhinoceros, the second-largest land mammal alive today. India and Nepal are the last areas of protection for the one-horned rhino. Yet, Pobitara Wildlife Sanctuary in the northeastern Indian state of Assam is only some 15 square miles [38 sq km] in size, a...

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Rhino: Rhinoceros Main Article

The word rhinoceros is derived through Latin from the Ancient Greek: ῥῑνόκερως, which is composed of ῥῑνο- (rhino-, "nose") and κέρας (keras, "horn"). The plural in English is rhinoceros or rhinoceroses'. The collective noun for a group of rhinoceroses is crash or herd.[3] The five living species fall into three categories. The two African species, the White Rhinoceros and the Black Rhinoceros, diverged during the early Pliocene (about 5 million years ago) but the Dicerotini group to which they...

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What is causing the decrease of rhinoceros population?

 What is causing the decrease of rhinoceros population? L Suarez Science Ms Secada Date 5th Period 2 What is causing the decrease of rhinoceros population? Rhinoceros, often abbreviated as rhino, is a group of five surviving species of odd-toed ungulates in the family Rhinocerotidae. Two of these species are native to Africa and three to Southern Asia. Rhino species size comparison: Indian Rhino, over 1.8m, White Rhino, 1.8m...

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Animal Cruelty

extinction is the rhinoceros species. Smith confirmed “the western black rhino was officially declared extinct in the wild” (4). This is one of the species in the group of rhinoceros that we may never see again. The rhinoceros are hunted down only for their horns as their values are up to $30,000. They are most likely used for medicine purposes to cure pain and fever which there have been no scientific proof that this method will work. Experts are working diligently to save the rhinoceros by placing them...

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Descriptive Essay- the Zoo

later, we crossed the wooden bridge that rocked every step that we took. It had long strong ropes holding the bridge in place. As we entered into the next exhibit, we noticed a small pond filled with coy fish. Behind the pond there stood humongous rhinoceros. My wife and I noticed that this rhino continued to walk in circles. We felt that the rhino recognized that he was trapped and lonely. His environment seemed to look like Africa, his homeland. He would tread back and forth as if he was trying to...

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