The western black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis longipes) or West African black
rhinoceros is a subspecies of the black rhinoceros, declared extinct by the IUCN
Jan 26, 2016 ... The rarest of the black rhino subspecies, the West African black rhinoceros, is
now recognized by the ICUN as extinct. The species, Diceros ...
Apr 14, 2015 ... I'm hoping it's not true, but hearing rumours that the western black rhino has been
declared extinct due to horn poachers. Vile.
WWF launched an international effort to save wildlife in 1961, rescuing black
rhinos—among many other species—from the brink of extinction. Conservation ...
An extinct species of rhino that lived in Mongolia, (Baluchitherium grangeri), was
the ... As recently as 1970, an estimated 65,000 black rhinos could be found ...
Even so, black rhinos remain critically endangered, with poaching for their horns
... subspecies after the West African black rhino was declared extinct in 2011:.
Apr 15, 2015 ... With the Western black rhino extinct, conservationists are now focused on saving
the only five remaining members of the northern white rhino ...
Nov 10, 2011 ... Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct according the latest review of
animals and plants by the world's largest conservation ...
Nov 6, 2013 ... The Western black rhinoceros has officially been declared extinct by the
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world's ...
The black rhino has a pointed upper lip, while its white relative has a squared lip.
... is on the verge of extinction due to poaching fueled by commercial demand.