The western black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis longipes) or West African black
rhinoceros is a subspecies of the black rhinoceros, declared extinct by the IUCN
Nov 13, 2013 ... How the Western Black Rhino Went Extinct. Oh what a difference a century
makes. At the beginning of the 20th century, an estimated one ...
WWF launched an international effort to save wildlife in 1961, rescuing black
rhinos—among many other species—from the brink of extinction. Conservation ...
But the Northern white rhino subspecies is believed to be extinct in the wild and
only a few captive individuals remain in a sanctuary in Kenya. Black rhinos have
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 ... In fact, from 2006, the journal Pachyderm publishing a study from Cameroon
called "Probable extinction of the western black rhino".
Nov 6, 2013 ... Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct according the latest review of
animals and plants by the world's largest conservation ...
Mar 14, 2016 ... A pair of rare black rhinos, one with its horns removed as an anti-poaching
measure, graze in the bush in South Africa on Dec. 4, 2015.
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 7, 2013 ... The latest review of animals and plants by the International Union for
Conservation of Nature found the Western Black Rhino, a relative of the ...