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Rhino Wars - Brent Stirton Photographer

14 Avril 2014 , Rédigé par JMB Publié dans #Photos - arts - webdocumentaires..., #Faune et Flore, #Biodiversité


Rhino wars Rhinocéros photo Brent Stirton

World Press Photo 2012, Nature, 1st prize stories, Brent Stirton photographer

A four man anti-poaching team permanently guards a Northern White Rhino on Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. The conservancy is an important not-for-profit wildlife conservancy in the Laikipia District of Kenya and the largest sanctuary for black rhinos in East Africa. It is also the home of four of the remaining eight Northern White Rhino, the world’s most endangered animal. Rhino horn is now worth more than gold on the international market. South Africa alone has lost more than 400 rhino to illegal poaching incidents in 2011. The demand for Rhino horn is fueled by a wealthy Asian middle and upper class and used overwhelmingly as medication.

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the perfect size to take out a rhino. The team cannot leave anything to chance with this operation so Biggs and Saw set up an ambush while Rob and Oz station themselves in a roadblock nearby. Will it be the bust they have been waiting for?
East Africa is termed as the home for the rhinos which is now rare in this world and hence it is very important that we have to take necessary steps to guard thse creatures form being extinct form this pretty world.
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