Glimmer of Hope for Botswana’s Decimated Rhino Population

Glimmer of Hope for Botswana’s Decimated Rhino Population

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white_rhino-by-renaud-fulconis-rhinos-irf-org.jpgAfrica’s white rhinos were driven to the brink of extinction in the early 20th century as poachers hunted the animal for its horn. A breeding program launched in Botswana just over 10 years ago has been successful in bringing the white rhino back to Botswana’s bush and it gives hope that black rhinos, which are still seriously endangered, may also survive.

(AFP-TV video)

(Photo by Renaud Fulconis, rhinos-irf.org) 

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