Last weekend, I posted about sea turtles and there only being 7 species in the world. This got me thinking about other animals. So, I went looking for animals that don’t have the variety one would imagine. I didn’t have much luck, but then I remembered there is a VERY endangered animal out there. One that is awesome and I just wanted to make a post about them.
Click on that for the actual ‘Save the Rhinos’ site. The page lists the 5 species out there with three critically endangered, one vulnerable, and the last near threatened. There’s also the Northern White Rhino, but there are only 2 females left in a Czech zoo. So, that subspecies is ‘functionally extinct’. All because humans wanted their horns and tore down their environment. That’s it. Humans are entirely to blame for this one and there’s no way around it.
So, what are the 5 species?
Population: 5,366 to 5,627
Population: 17,212 to 18,915
Population: 2 Females, which is why they are Functionally Extinct.
Now for a baby rhino video: