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Black Rhino Bull - Horned Value A Black Rhino bull with its inner horn removed for protection from poachers.  Normally, if done correctly, the horn will grow again after de-horning.  In this bull's case, the horn was removed "to deep" and it did not regrow.  The front horn was also removed, correctly, and it has re-grown.  Poaching of this species is extremely depressing and causing severe pressure on the species.  Protection is vital and critical.  Extinction is nearing at an alarming rate ... and all because of irrelevant believes in the horn's medical properties.   Black rhinoceros,Diceros bicornis,beautiful,endangered,fantastic,free,horn,icon,iconic,magnificent,majestic,mammal,pachyderm,powerful,rare,species,splendor,super,wild,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Black Rhino Bull - Horned Value

A Black Rhino bull with its inner horn removed for protection from poachers. Normally, if done correctly, the horn will grow again after de-horning. In this bull's case, the horn was removed "to deep" and it did not regrow. The front horn was also removed, correctly, and it has re-grown. Poaching of this species is extremely depressing and causing severe pressure on the species. Protection is vital and critical. Extinction is nearing at an alarming rate ... and all because of irrelevant believes in the horn's medical properties.

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  1. Indeed depressing what this species has to go through just because of its worthless horns. Thank you for raising attention on it, although recent history learns that this still isn't enough. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks for the comment. Absolutely, the assault on the species (including the White Rhino) can be described as a massacre. Currently, in Southern Africa, approximately 3.5 rhinos are poached A DAY. Very alarming. Posted 5 years ago

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The black rhinoceros or hook-lipped rhinoceros, is a species of rhinoceros, native to the eastern and central areas of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Angola. Although the rhino was referred to as ''black'', it is actually more of a grey/brown/white color in appearance.

The other African rhinoceros is the white rhinoceros. These common names are misleading, as those two species are not really distinguishable by color. The word ''white''.. more

Similar species: Odd-toed Ungulates
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  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/7.1
  • 1/395s
  • ISO200
  • 300mm